AT & T, one of the largest broadband service providers, recently bought the telecom company BellSouth. All those who’ve subscribed to BellSouth’s broadband services before the acquisition still have ‘bellsouth.net’ as their extension as their private email.
You can access AT & T mails in Outlook without any problems but all those who have BellSouth extensions will need to change their settings to access their emails. With these Outlook email setup options, you can now change your email settings. Take a look.
Outlook email setup procedure to change BellSouth account settings
The first step in this Outlook email setup procedure is to go to ‘Tools’ menu and expand ‘Account Settings.’ Click the ‘Change’ button once you’ve select the account name for your old Bellsouth configuration. Now, a new window will pop up where you’ll need to configure the email server settings using Outlook email setup options.
Type the Outlook email setup setting ‘pop.att.yahoo.com’ in the incoming email server settings.
Change outgoing email settings to ‘smtp.att.yahoo.com.’
Enter the email address for your account.
Hit ‘More Settings’ Outlook email setup option and click the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab.
Now, check the two boxes labeled ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ and ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server.’
Once you’ve done this, go to the nest step in this Outlook email setup by clicking the option ‘Advanced’ tab. Once again, check another box labeled ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).’
From the list of encryption types, select ‘SSL’ and enter the following Outlook email setup settings.
Under the POP3 incoming settings, type 995 and 465 for the SMTP settings.
Save the settings by clicking ‘Ok.’
You can now retrieve your BellSouth emails on AT & T servers. It’s amazing how these Outlook email setup settings and options help you to configure your BellSouth email account. Neither is it complicated nor do you have to worry about cumbersome procedures.
To all those previous BellSouth email users, time for you to change your Outlook settings if access your emails using Outlook.