Bellsouth always tries to keep the functioning and features of its product up to date in order to provide the best to its users. Any problem if encountered can leave the user with disappointment. If you find that the Bellsouth email has been blocked temporarily for 12 hours, then go through the content of this page.
The following can be the reasons for the Bellsouth email account suspended for a temporary time period.
- Incorrect username and password entered again and again.
- Sending email beyond the size limit.
- Any hacker tried to login to the account.
- Suspicious activity reported on the account.
- More and more Spam in the folder.
- Wrong IMAP or POP3 settings.
Troubleshooting steps for the account suspended for a temporary time period
As we know that if the account gets blocked, it takes 12 hours to regain access. If you want to quickly access it, then go to the Sign-in helper tool.
Methods to login to the account.
- Go to Bellsouthemail.com from the web browser.
- Click on the ‘Locked account’ menu.
- Go to the Sign-in helper page.
- Enter the Bellsouth email address and phone number to get the password reset link.
- The reset key can be sent to the registered mobile number as well. If not, enter the security questions.
- Follow the steps as it is and you will find the account gets unlocked instantly.
When you sign-in to the account, the data stores in the server and form a cookie. With these cookies, you can change the preferences of the account anytime. When anyone enters the wrong password, the cookies will get deleted. The number of limits for entering the password if crossed, then the account will be suspended for 12 hours.
To unblock the account in such cases, you can try the SBCGlobal email server and create fresh cookies. When you delete the whole data from the server cookies, the account login details will also get refreshed and you can login to the account easily.
- Remove the IMAP or POP settings from the client software.
- Don’t access the third party software or apps.
- Use any other browser to login to the account.
Once you are done with the steps mentioned above, you can easily unblock or unlock the Bellsouth email account. There is no need to wait until it automatically unlocks. In case, you are still having any queries or want to get into details of the procedure, contact the email experts available at the toll-free number.