BELLSOUTH.NET email server settings – IMAP and SMTP

The BELLSOUTH.NET emails can be used on many different email clients. In this blog, we have tried to provide you all the steps required to set up your BELLSOUTH email server on popular web clients.

But first, check these default BELLSOUTH.NET server settings for Incoming and Outgoing Mail server settings.

 

BELLSOUTH.NET – Incoming (IMAP) mail server settings

 

Account TypeIMAP
Username Your Email address
PasswordYour Email Account Password
Server hostnameimap.mail.att.net
ServerPort993
Required AuthenticationYes, Email account Username and Password
SSL/TLSSSL

 

BELLSOUTH.NET – Outgoing (SMTP) mail server settings

 

Account TypeSMTP
UsernameYour Email address
PasswordYour Email Account Password
Server hostnamesmtp.mail.att.net
ServerPort465
Required AuthenticationYes, Email account Username and Password 
SSL/TLSYes

Steps for Manual setup of BELLSOUTH.NET for Android Phones Using IMAP and SMTP Server details.

The following steps will guide you through IMPA and SMTP Server settings for BELLSOUTH.NET, on android phones:

  • Firstly, open your mail application, then enter your Username and password. And click on the Manual Setup button.

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  • Then select the IMAP option.

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  • Once you have selected the IMAP option, enter the given below details before clicking on Next.
    • For IMAP Server, put imap.mail.att.net
    • Select the security type as none.
    • In the Port column, put 993, for IMAP
      • The Secure-port is 993 and the Security type is SSL/TSL (Accepts all certificates)
      • The Insecure-port is 143 and the Security type is SSL/TSL (Accepts all certificates)
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  • Now put the following Outgoing SMTP Settings and then click the Next button.
  • The SMTP Server is smtp.mail.att.net.
  • The Security type will be none.
  • And the Port for Outgoing SMTP will be 465.
    • The Outgoing(SMTP) Secure-port will be 465 with Security type SSL/TLS (Accepts all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP Roaming server) Secure-port is 587 with Security type SSL/TLS (Accepts all certificate).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP) Insecure-port is 25 with Security type None (Accepts all certificate).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP Roaming server) Insecure-port is 587 with Security type None (Accepts all certificates).

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Now the last is to click the Done or Next button, and your manual setup for BELLSOUTH.NET email for android phones is complete.

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The BELLSOUTH.NET email Manual Setup for Apple Iphones

  • Firstly, Open the Settings from your home screen.

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  • Now click on the Mail.

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  • Then open Accounts.

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  • Now click on the Add Account option.

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  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap the Other option.

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  • Now you will see an Add Mail Account option, click on that.

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  • You will be asked to put in your Name, then Email and Password. After filling these, tap on the Next button.

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  • Now tap on the IMAP option. And enter all the required details asked in the Incoming mail server and Outgoing mail server fields.
    • The Incoming Mail Server Host Name will be imap.mail.att.net.
    • And Outgoing Mail Server Host Name will be smtp.mail.att.net

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  • You could get a message requesting you to verify your Incoming and Outgoing Mail Server. You could either click on the Continue button for each. Or click the Details, first, and then the Trust button.

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  • Now click on the Save button on the top right corner of your screen.

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  • Now select the New account that you have just created.

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  • Then click on the SMTP Server option.

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Now review the following details in your SMTP Settings and then tap the Done button.

    • The Host Name of the Outgoing Mail Server for BELLSOUTH.NET should be smtp.mail.att.net.
    • Your User name should be your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address.
    • The password identical to your email’s password.
    • Use SSL should be On. And if you want to turn it off, you could use the following Port numbers:
      • For Outgoing (SMTP) secure-port the port number is 465 and the security type is SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
      • For Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) secure-port the number is 587 and the Security type is SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
      • The Outgoing (SMTP) Insecure-port number is 25 and the Security type is SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
      • And the Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) insecure-port number is 587 and the Security type is SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • Your Password will be used for Authentication.
  • And the Server port is 587.

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If you have completed the above steps, the BELLSOUTH.NET email setup for your iPhone is successful.

BELLSOUTH.NET email Manual Setup for Apple Mail

  • First, open the Mail app on your device. Then open the toolbar, and first open the Mail option, and select the Add Account option.

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  • Now you could either select the automatic configuration of email from the list of known used email accounts. Or you could click on the Other Mail Account option and manually set up your email.

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  • Now enter your login details and then click on the Sign In button.
    • Enter the name with which you want to represent yourself in your email.
    • Enter your email address, which will be your BELLSOUTH.NET email address.
    • Now put in your password.

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  • Then complete your sign-in details, and after completing these tap the Sign In button.
    • Your Email Address and User name are the same, which will be your BELLSOUTH.NET email address.
    • The password will be the same as your BELLSOUTH.NET email’s password.
    • The Account type will be IMAP or POP, according to the preferences. Though the default account type is IMAP.
    • The Host Name for the Incoming Mail Server for BELLSOITH.NET will be imap.mail.att.net.
    • The Host Name for the Outgoing Mail Server for BELLSOUTH.NET will be smtp.mail.att.net.
    • And you could use the temporary IP Address instead of the Incoming & Outgoing mail server, for the domains that are still in the transfer or propagation process.
    • And ignore the Unable to verify account name and password option. 

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  • Now you might see two server identity messages, ignore them, and press Continue. And in case you don’t want to see these messages further, you could add the certificates in your trust settings.

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  • Select the apps that you would like to use with this account, and then tap the Done button.

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Once you are done with all the above steps your BELLSOUTH.NET email settings for your Apple mail are complete.

BELLSOUTH.NET email account Manual settings for eM

  • First, open the eM app, tap on the Menu button and it will open a drop-down menu.
  • Click on the Tools tab, which will further open a drop-down menu.
  • Then tap on the Accounts option.

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  • Now click on the Mail option and you will see an expanded email menu with different email clients. Here you could choose the automatic configuration option for the email from the list of known used email accounts. Or you could set up your email manually. For that first click on the Other option and then click on the Next button.

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  • You will now see a tab asking for your email address, enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address here.

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  • Now in the Incoming server tab, you need to enter the required details. But first, you need to choose between IMAP or POP, select the IMAP option.
    • Firstly enter your name. This name will represent you through your email account.
    • Now enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address.
    • Then enter your password for the same.
    • The Hostname for the Incoming mail server of BELLSOUTH.NET is imap.mail.att.net.

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  • After the Incoming server details, now complete your outgoing server details. The outgoing mail server will be asking you for the same details as the Incoming server details did. And if you feel necessary, you could modify any auto-populated fields, then click on the Next button.
    • The Hostname for the Outgoing mail server of BELLSOUTH.NET is smtp.mail.att.net.

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  • If any configuration test error occurs, tap on the Fix button and try to resolve it. Otherwise, tap on the Next button.

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  • As one of the last steps, enter your name and email address and click the Next button.

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  • And at last, tap on the Finish button to complete the process.

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The manual setup of your BELLSOUTH.NET email account for eM is now successfully done.

The Manual Setup of BELLSOUTH.NET email account for the Entourage users

  • Open the Entourage app on your device, then open the Entourage menu option and click on the Accounts Settings button.

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  • Now tap on the New option from the Accounts tab.

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  • Then select the type of email accounts you want to use. The options will be IMAP, POP, or Exchange. Click on the IMAP option.

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  • Press the OK button to continue.

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  • In this step, you need to fill in the following information and then press the button Click here for advanced receiving options. 
    • Enter the Account name. Here you have to enter your name for Microsoft Entourage.
    • Then type your name, the name you want to represent yourself through your email account.
    • Now enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address.
    • Again enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address in the Account ID section.
    • Put in your Incoming(IMAP) mail server which will be imap.mail.att.net.
    • And then enter your email account’s password.

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  • Now check the box saying This IMAP service requires a secure connection, and then click anywhere on the screen to go back to the previous window.

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  • Then enter the details for the Outgoing mail server and click the button Click here for advanced sending option. 
    • The outgoing mail server for BELLSOUTH.NET is smtp.mail.att.net.

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  • Once you are done with the above steps, checkmark for the following options.
    • SMTP service requires secure connection (SSL).
    • In the section Override the default SMTP port enter port 587 or 465. The following are the general SMTP settings that you could use.
      • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port is 465 with security type SSL/ TSL (Accept all certificates).
      • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
      • The Outgoing (SMTP) -Port is 25 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
      • The Outgoing (SMTP Roaming server) Insecure-port is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • Now click the check box SMTP server requires authentication and click on the option Use same settings as receiving mail server. Then click anywhere on the screen to go back to the previous tab.

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  • As the last step, click the OK button.

The manual setup of BELLSOUTH.NET for Entourage is successful.

The BELLSOUTH.NET email account’s manual setup for IncrediMail client

  1. Open the IncrediMail app, then open the Tools option from the menu bar, and click on the Email Accounts option.

Those who are setting up their accounts for the first time, please start from Step 4.

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  1. In the Mail, Accounts tab click on the button Add.
  2. Here you could either choose the automatic configuration for the mail, from the list of user mail accounts. Or you could go for the manual setup by clicking the button Other.

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  1. Now enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email account and password in the AccountWizard tab. And then click Next.

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  1. Now put in your Incoming (IMAP) and Outgoing (SMTP) server details and then click the Next button.
    1. For the Account type, select IMAP from the drop-down menu.
    2. The name of the Incoming mail server IMAP is imap.mail.att.net.
    3. The name of the Outgoing mail server SMTP is smtp.mail.att.net.
    4. The following are the general Incoming and Outgoing mail server details:
      1. The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates)
      2. The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
      3. The Outgoing (SMTP)-port is 25 with security type None (Accept all certificates)
      4. The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

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  1. As the last step, press the OK or the Next button.

The manual setup of your BELLSOUTH.NET email account is now successfully done.

The BELLSOUTH.NET email account’s manual setup for MailBird Lite

  1. Open the MailBird Lite app on your device, then open the drop-down menu by clicking on the three parallel lines on the upper left of the screen. Now open the Settings. 

Remember that MailBird Lite allows you to use only one account. And those setting up their account for the first time, start from step 4.

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  1. Now open the Accounts tab and click on the Add button.

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  1. In the Add account tab, add your account details. Such as your user name and complete BELLSOUTH.NET mail address.

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  1. The MailBird will display the following screen if it already knows your IMAP or POP3 settings. But you have to put in your password before clicking on Continue.  And you could still change your settings by clicking on the Edit Server Settings option.

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  1. In case your MailBird is unable to find your email settings, or if have opened the Edit Server Settings option, then the MailBird will display the following page.

And if you are using the Secure SSL/TSL settings, enter the corresponding encryption in the asked fields.

  • Select IMAP for the Incoming Server Type of BELLSOUTH.NET.
  • The Incoming Server name for BELLSOUTH.NET will be imap.mail.att.net.
  • In the email address section, use your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address.
  • In the password section, enter your BELLSOUTH.NET password.
  • The Outgoing Server Name for your BELLSOUTH.NET will be smtp.mail.att.net.
  • Use the BELLSOUTH.NET email address and password in the username and password field, respectively.
  • And use the following details for the Incoming and Outgoing Server- port:

POP: 

  • For Secure-port use 995 with Security type SSL/TSL (Accept all details).
  • For Insecure-port use 110 with Security type SSL/TSL (Accept all details).

IMAP:

  • The Port number for the Secure-port will be 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all details).
  • The Port number for Insecure-port will be 143 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all details).

SMTP:

  • The Outgoing(SMTP) Secure-port number will 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port will be 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Port will be 25 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP Roaming server) Insecure-port will be 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

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  1. As the last step, click the Close button and you are done.

Once you are successfully done with all the above steps, your BELLSOUTH.NET email setup is complete.

The BELLSOUTH.NET email account manual setup for Opera Mail

  • Firstly open the Opera Mail app, select the Email option, and then hit the Next button.

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  • Now enter your Name, complete BELLSOUTH.NET email address, and the organization name. Then click the Next button.

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  • Again enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email account in the login name column, and password in the password column. Then choose the IMAP option as the email account type, then click the Next button.

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  • Then enter imap.mail.att.net in the Incoming Mail Server option, and enter smtp.mail.att.net in the Outgoing mail server option. And in case you are using the TLS settings, check the Use Secure Connection(TLS) for both the Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing mail server. The tap on the Finish button.

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  • Now tap on the Opera Mail(menu) button and tap on the Mail Accounts option.

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  • Then select the account you are willing to configure and hit the Edit button.

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  • Now open the Servers Tab. Use 993 as the IMAP port number, and 465 as the Outgoing SMTP server port number. In the Authentication column, select AUTH LOGIN.

And if you are using the secure TLS settings, check the box saying Secure connection(TLS) in both the incoming and outgoing mail options.

Check the following General Port details

POP: 

  • The secure port is 995 with security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Insecure-port is 110 with security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).

IMAP:

  • The Secure-port is 993 with security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Insecure-port is 143 with security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)

SMTP:

  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port is 587 with security type SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP)- Port is 25 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

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  • And as the last step, first, click OK and then Close. 

Now you have successfully done the BELLSOUTH.NET email setup for the Opera Mail client.

The BELLSOUTH.NET email account manual setup for Thunderbird.

  • First, open the Thunderbird app, then open the Local Folders, and then tap on the Email option.

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  • Now tap on the option Skip this and use my existing email.

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  • In the Mail Account setup tab, enter the required information and then click on the Continue button.
    • In the name column, enter the name that you would like to introduce yourself with through your mail account.
    • In the email account column, enter your complete BELLSOUTH.NET email account.
    • Enter your password.

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  • Now select the email account type, IMAP or POP3. In case you have selected the Secure SSL/TLS Settings, click on the option Normal Password for the authentication.

For the BELLSOUTH.NET email account, select the IMAP as the account type. And then click on the option Manual Config. 

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  • IMAP Port settings for BELLSOUTH.NET:
  • The IMAP Port settings for BELLSOUTH.NET are the following:
  • The Incoming Port number is 143 and the Outgoing Port number is 465.
  • The Secure-port is 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).

The Insecure-port is 143 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

Do not check the option, This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).

In the column, Use the following type of encrypted connection, select None.

For those using secure SSL/TLS settings, check the box This service requires a secure connection for both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.

The POP port settings:

 For Incoming port use 110 and Outgoing port use 465.

The POP general port settings will be the following:

  • Secure-port is 995 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • Insecure-port is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

Do not check the option, This Server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).

In the column, Use the following type of encrypted connection, select None.

  • The General SMTP Port settings will be the following:
    • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port number is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP)-the port number is 25 with Security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port number is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Now tap the Button Done. 
  • And last, tap the button Confirm Security Exception. 

Now you have successfully done the Manual setup for the BELLSOUTH.NET email account on Thunderbird.

The Automatic setup for a BELLSOUTH.NET email account for on Outlook 2007

  • Open Outlook 2007 on your device, tap on the Tools. And open the Account settings from the extended menu.

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  • Now click on the option New in the E-mail tab.

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  • Now select the option Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and then tap the Next button.

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  • Then enter your name, the complete BELLSOUTH.NET email account, and password in the required fields. And then click the button Next.

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  • Now Outlook will automatically configure your account as the IMPA email account with the correct settings.
  • At last, click the Finish and then the Close button.

The Manual setup of the BELLSOUTH.NET email account for Outlook 2007

  • Open Outlook 2007, and open the Account Settings from the drop-down menu of the Tools option.

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  • From the Account Settings tab, click the New option from the E-mail. 

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  • Click on the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and then hit the Next button.

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  • Now click on the Manually configure server settings or additional server settings, and then tap the Next button.

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  • Click on the Insert E-mail option and hit the Next button.

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  • Now enter all the required details according to the IMAP or POP email settings, and click on the More Settings button.

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  • Now open the Outgoing Server option and select the option My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Also, select the option Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.

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Now go to the Advanced tab and make sure that IMAP and POP settings are according to the following:

  • POP port settings:
    • The incoming port is 110 and Outgoing Port is 465.
    • General Settings for the POP is according to the following:
      • The Secure-port is 995 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
      • The Insecure Pore is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • Do not tick the option This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
    • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.

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  • IMAP Port settings
    • The Incoming port number is 143 and the Outgoing port is 465.
    • The secure-port number is 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Insecure-port number is 143 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • Do not select the option, This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
    • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.
    • For those using secure SSL/TLS settings, check the box This service requires a secure connection for both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.

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  • The General SMTP port settings will be the following:
    • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port number is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP)-then the port number is 25 with Security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port number is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

 

  • Now tap the OK button to save these settings.
  • And at last tap the Next and then the Finish button.

The Automatic account setup for BELLSOUTH.NET for Outlook 2010

  • First open Outlook 2010. Click on the File button, and then select the Account settings from the Info tab.

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  • Now click on the New button from the E-mail tab.

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  • Then enter your name, the complete BELLSOUTH.NET email account, and password in the required fields. And then click the button Next.

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  • Now Outlook will automatically configure your account as the IMPA email account with the correct settings.
  • At last, click the Finish and then the Close button

 

The Manual Setup for BELLSOUTH.NET for Outlook 2010

  • First open Outlook 2010. Click on the File button, and then select the Account settings from the Info tab.

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  • Now click on the New button from the E-mail tab.

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  • Under the Add New Account tab, click the Manual Setup or additional server types settings option. And tap the Next option.

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  • Click on the Insert E-mail option and hit the Next button.

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  • Now enter all the required details according to the IMAP or POP email settings, and click on the More Settings button

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  • Now open the Outgoing Server option and select the option My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Also, select the option Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

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  • Now go to the Advanced tab and make sure that IMAP and POP settings are according to the following:
  • POP port settings:
    • The incoming port is 110 and Outgoing Port is 465.
    • General Settings for the POP is according to the following:
      • The Secure-port is 995 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
      • The Insecure Pore is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • Do not tick the option This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
    • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.

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  • IMAP Port settings
    • The Incoming port number is 143 and the Outgoing port is 465.
    • The secure-port number is 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Insecure-port number is 143 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • Do not select the option; This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
    • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.
    • For those using secure SSL/TLS settings, check the box This service requires a secure connection for both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.

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  • The General SMTP port settings will be the following:
    • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port number is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP)-the port number is 25 with Security type None (Accept all certificates).
    • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port number is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

 

  • Now tap the OK button to save these settings.
  • And at last tap the Next and then the Finish button.

Automatic Setup of BELLSOUTH.NET email for Outlook 2013

  • First open Outlook 2013. Click on the File button, then select the Account settings from the Info tab.

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  • Now enter the asked details in the Auto Account Set-up tab, then click on the Next button.

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  • The following message may appear, click on the Allow button. And then tap the Yes button.

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  • Now the Outlook will Automatically Configure your account as the IMAP, along with all the required correct settings.

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  • Now click on the Finish and then the Close button.

The Manual Setup of BELLSOUTH.NET account for Outlook 2013

  • First open Outlook 2013. Click on the File button, and then select the Account settings from the Info tab.

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Under the Add Account tab, click the Manual Setup or additional server types settings option. And tap the Next option.

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  • Click on the option IMAP or POP and then click the Next button.

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  • Now enter all the required details according to the IMAP or POP email settings, and click on the More Settings button

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  • Now open the Outgoing Server option and select the option My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Also, select the option Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.

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  • Now go to the Advanced tab and make sure that IMAP and POP settings are according to the following:

POP port settings:

  • The incoming port is 110 and Outgoing Port is 465.
  • General Settings for the POP is according to the following:
    • The Secure-port is 995 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Insecure Pore is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Do not tick the option This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
  • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None

 

IMAP Port settings

  • The Incoming port number is 143 and the Outgoing port is 465.
  • The secure-port number is 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Insecure-port number is 143 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Do not select the option, This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
  • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.
  • For those using secure SSL/TLS settings, check the box This service requires a secure connection for both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.

The General SMTP port settings will be the following:

  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port number is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP)-the port number is 25 with Security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port number is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

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  • Now click on the OK button to save these settings.
  • Then click the Next, and then Finish button.

The Automatic Setup of BELLSOUTH.NET for Outlook 2016

  • First open Outlook 2016. Click on the File button, and then select the Account settings from the Info tab.

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  • Now enter the asked details in the Auto Account Set-up tab, then click on the Next button.

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  • Now the Outlook will Automatically Configure your account as the IMAP, along with all the required correct settings.
  • At last, tap the Finish and then Close button.

First Method for the manual setup of BELLSOUTH.NET on Outlook 2016

  • First open Outlook 2016. Click on the File button, then select the Account settings from the Info tab.

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  • Under the Add Account tab, click the Manual Setup or additional server types settings option. And tap the Next option.

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  • Click on the option IMAP or POP and then click the Next button.

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  • Now enter all the required details according to the IMAP or POP email settings, and click on the More Settings button.

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  • Now open the Outgoing Server option and select the option My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Also, select the option Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.

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  • Go to the Advanced tab and make sure that IMAP and POP settings are according to the following:

POP port settings:

  • The incoming port is 110 and Outgoing Port is 465.
  • General Settings for the POP is according to the following:
    • The Secure-port is 995 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Insecure Pore is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Do not tick the option This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
  • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None

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IMAP Port settings

  • The Incoming port number is 143 and the Outgoing port is 465.
  • The secure-port number is 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Insecure-port number is 143 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Do not select the option, This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
  • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.
  • For those using secure SSL/TLS settings, check the box This service requires a secure connection for both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.

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The General SMTP port settings will be the following:

  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port number is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP)-port the number is 25 with Security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port number is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

 

  • Then Click the OK button to save the settings.
  • At last, click the Next button, and then the Finish button.

Second Method for the Manual setup of BELLSOUTH.NET on the Outlook 2016

  • First open Outlook 2016. Click on the File button, then select the Account settings from the Info tab. Then click on the Add account button.

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  • Now put in your email address, then select the advance option. After that, click on the option Let me set up my account manually, and then hit the Connect button.

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  • Now tap on the IMAP (or POP) option from the Choose Account type tab.

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  • In the Server Settings, make sure you fill in the following Incoming and Outgoing server details.

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POP port settings:

  • The incoming port is 110 and Outgoing Port is 465.
  • General Settings for the POP is according to the following:
    • The Secure-port is 995 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
    • The Insecure Pore is 110 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Do not tick the option This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
  • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None

IMAP Port settings

  • The Incoming port number is 143 and the Outgoing port is 465.
  • The secure-port number is 993 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Insecure-port number is 143 with security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • Do not select the option, This server requires an encrypted connection(SSL).
  • In the option, Use the following type of encrypted connection select None.
  • For those using secure SSL/TLS settings, check the box This service requires a secure connection for both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers.

The General SMTP port settings will be the following:

  • The Outgoing (SMTP) Secure-port number is 465 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure-port number is 587 with security type SSL/TSL (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP) the port port number is 25 with Security type None (Accept all certificates).
  • The Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure-port number is 587 with security type None (Accept all certificates).

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  • You will now be asked your email address and password. Enter the required details and then click OK.

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Once you are done with these steps, the Manual setup of BELLSOUTH.NET for Outlook 2016 is complete.