Apple Just Announced A Major Change With iCloud

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iCloud users will have new email addresses ending in “” instead of “,” reports MacRumors.

Apple revealed the change with today’s updated release of the iOS 6 beta.

From the official iOS 6 release notes:

“ email addresses are now available for iCloud mail users. Users signing up for new Apple IDs, or enabling Mail on their iCloud account for the first time, will automatically receive an email address instead of a email address. iCloud users with addresses that have been used with iOS 6 beta 3 will receive an email address that matches their address.”

The beta version of iOS 6 is only available for iPhone app developers right now. But this new release means your email address will change to once iOS 6 launches this fall.

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