Microsoft Outlook is a smart web app that allows you to sync multiple email accounts and access your data from one platform. If you use a third party email account, like Bellsouth, you will need to change some of the server settings on the app or the program before you can add your email account to Outlook. This blog will give you an overview of the steps you need to follow as well as the server settings you need to enter when setting up your Bellsouth account. Since the steps to configure Outlook may differ based on the device you use you should call the Bellsouth support number in case you have any doubts about the process.
Server Settings for Bellsouth Email
When you decide to configure Bellsouth Email with Outlook you will need to enter the correct IMAP and POP settings. Here’s a look at the relevant configuration settings you need to setup your account:
Email protocol: POP3 email settings
- Inbound server: inbound.att.net
- Inbound port: 995
- SSL: Yes
- Outbound server: outbound.att.net
- Outbound port: 465
Email protocol: IMAP email settings
- Inbound server: imap.mail.att.net
- Inbound port: 993
- SSL: Yes
- Outbound server: smtp.mail.att.net
- Outbound port: 465 or 587
Depending on the email protocol you select you can make a note of the settings mentioned above and refer to the steps below to complete the configuration process.
Steps to configure Bellsouth Email with Outlook
Once you have the relevant server settings you can use the ‘Advanced Set Up’ method to connect your Bellsouth email account with Outlook. You can refer to the steps given below to manually configure your account:
Step 1: Open Outlook and select the File option, then press ‘Add Account.’
Step 2: Enter your Bellsouth email address and select ‘Advanced options.’
Step 3: Check the box that reads‘Let me set up my account manually.’
Step 4: Click‘Connect’ and choose the account type you want to use.
Step 5: Enter the incoming and outgoing server settings given above.
Step 6: Type your Bellsouth email password in the field provided and press ‘Connect.’
If you need help setting up your account or if you need clarification about the steps mentioned above you can call the Bellsouth customer care number and ask for assistance. Experts and trained technicians are available 24 hours a day to help you troubleshoot any error connected to your Bellsouth email account.