Use picture above as a guide. Click the Advanced button. Use the picture below as a guide. Click the OK button.
Click the red dot to close the window. Open the Mail application to make sure that you can send emails from this email account. From the list of accounts, tap on the account that you want to update. On the next screen that appears tap on the email address listed in the Account field. Tap the Done button in the upper right corner. So it looks like I need to delete the account and add it back in.
Thanks everyone. I can locate my mail account details, including password, at: Johann Gambolputty de Von Ausfern Originally Posted by nickyr. Originally Posted by ferrarr. Here are the images that show what the Mail Preferences shows for Accounts, Screen Shot at The account is working again, so that's good, I just want to be able to change the password without having to remove the account then add it back. Maybe time for a call with Apple, later today. Admin account. Like Jake, I do not see a password box for my iCloud account. Screen Shot at As you can see, mine are all IMAP.
When you added your accounts, were you able to manually add them, or did Mail do everything for you? When I add the google accounts, I put the email, and password in, then Mail does everything else.
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With a quick google search, at least for gmail and some other accounts being used with Apple's recent OS and its Mail. Seems odd but that's what they said, i. And the reason you don't see the password prompt for iCloud mail is that the security is your iCloud password, which is also changed by a different method. Then once it's changed, the system updates everything to use that new password, including Mail.
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I am beginning to think that is also how Gmail is approaching it. I'll just have to do it that way. So it seems like google, is allowed to access Keychain as needed. I will test, if I change my web gmail password and save it to keychain, if I will need to enter my password the next time I access it using Mail? Thanks also to everyone who helped me figure this out.
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PS-I just went and changed my gmail password, and as soon as I opened Mail, I got the "change password" popup window. So, it doesn't look like gmail accesses Keychain, like I thought.
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