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Att.net email settings for iphone

AT&T Incorporation is the largest telecommunication company around the world, which provides the users with the facilities such as mobile telephonic services, mass media, latest technologies, entertainment, email services, etc. Over the due course of time, AT&T has acquired a lot of small email services merging them all under a single umbrella of AT&T corporation, some of these well-known email clients are bellsouth.net, sbcglobal.net, currently.com, etc. Being operating numerous email services, it also includes the old users of their email clients. Therefore, users get confused when going to access AT&T email and subsidiary emails on different devices as they have to do Att.net email settings for iPhone, Android and other devices as well.

This article will talk about all, how you can set up your AT&T email on different devices along with the manual settings of mail servers, which I must say are very important and need to be precisely done. 

Setting Up AT&T in iPhone

iPhones can be tough at times to use as we have to manually configure settings most of the time whenever we try to add something to it. The same is the case with emails, and it becomes all the more confusing if you are using AT&T email service, as it has amalgamated various other email clients, so users get confused about what to choose in the Email service provider name. By going through this process, you will be able to know and will get knowledge of How to set up at&t email on iphone and this process remains the same for every email you add to iPhone:

  1. First, you have to go to your phone settings.
  2. When you scroll through it, you will find a “Mail” tab, on which you have to click.
  3. After clicking, it will open up a page where you have to again tap on the “Add Account” option.
  4. Now, you have to select the name of your email service provider from the visible list, if it is not there, simply click on “Other”.
  5. Now, you have to fill in your email address and password in the respective fields. If you are accessing other emails like SBCGlobal, Bellsouth etc. under AT&T, so you have typed the email address with their extension only, like for SBCGlobal it will be xyz@sbcglobal.net, and for original AT&T users, it will be xyz@att.net
  6. Now, after ensuring the email address and password, tap on the “Next” button. It will take some time to get your login information verified.
  7. Once done, you will be asked to select information from your email account like Calendars, contacts, etc.
  8. Lastly, click on the “Save” button to save the changes if you are done with Att.net email settings for iphone.

Manually Configuring AT&T Email in iPhone

Most of the time it happens that when we use our email on different systems and devices, we face some difficulty in sending and receiving emails which makes it difficult for us to maintain our workflow. Doing the Att.net email settings for iphone correctly and following all steps precisely, even after that we can face email proper functioning issues. The common reason for such problems to arise is the mail server settings which automatically get populated in the device at the time of adding the email. However, sometimes due to compatibility differences these settings do not match the device settings, therefore we have to manually configure them.

In an iphone when you add your email in it, at the time of authentication it will automatically fill the appropriate settings, otherwise, it will open up a page where you have to yourself do the required settings.

In order to do these settings in iPhone following are the steps:

  1. If the iPhone is not able to verify your account, it will open up a page for mail server settings.
  2. There, you will be seeing two tabs, one is for IMAP and the other is POP.
  3. It is preferable to use IMAP over POP, as IMAP allows you to access your email from different platforms and devices while POP prohibits that. Therefore, switch to IMAP, if you do not have specific reasons for using POP.
  4. Now you have to enter your name, email address, which should match the information previously provided while filling the login credentials, and a description of that email that is for which purpose it is going to be used, nevertheless, it is optional to fill in.
  5. Now, you have to do the mail server settings for the incoming mail server, which we will see for both At&t IMAP settings as well as POP:
    1. Account Type: IMAP
      1. Host Name/ Server: imap.mail.att.net (this will remain the same for all other subsidiary emails)
      1. Port Number: 993
      1. Encryption: SSL (if available)
    1. Account Type: POP
      1. Host Name/ Server: inbound.mail.att.net (this will remain the same for all other subsidiary emails)
      1. Port Number: 995
      1. Encryption: SSL (if available)
  6. Thereafter, you have to do the Outgoing mail server settings for which we will use SMTP protocol and the following are the settings:
    1. Host Name/ Server: smtp.mail.att.net (this will remain the same for all other subsidiary emails and for both IMAP and POP)
    1. Port Number: 995
    1. Encryption: SSL (if available)
  7. Then you have to click on “Next” after ensuring the mail server settings are correct.
  8. After verification, click on “Finish” to end the process.

For more information you can visit our EmailsCrunch.com blog to get the latest updates about emails service.

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