iCloud Mail can no longer be accessed via GNOME Evolution:


This has been patched for Fedora:


This has been reported for Ubuntu:


Per the above:

"We will include the fix in the next updates though"

As it is unknown how long it may take for the next updates to roll out, a patch would be appreciated.

This was discussed here:



Per the above:

*On Sat, 2021-04-24 at 20:59 +0000, Steve via evolution-list wrote:

I see you have pushed a Redhat patch through for Evolution.
How would one go about getting similar for Debian >> Linux Mint?

You'd contact the packagers of your distribution as they provide the packages for the distribution that you are using.

Cheers, andre*

So, I am submitting this request as a way of initiating contact to the packagers of the distribution I use - Elementary OS - to request this patch.

Thanks in advance.

elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Built on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Linux 5.4.0-72-generic GTK 3.22.30

Evolution 3.40.0 (by Flathub.org)

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Same issue here, really frustrating that there are no work around or solutions for Icloud users with gnome/evolution mail servers.

no problem with the caldev or other twofactor systems of other mail providers but @icloud.com

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