The Outlook is arguably the best professional email program offered by Microsoft. It allows you to configure numerous email programs including Gmail, Yahoo, etc. If you have an SBCGlobal email account and are trying to configure it with Outlook but in vain, we have got this guide for you. Those who are unable to configure SBCGlobal with Outlook should refer to this blog.
Impeccable Steps to Configure SBCGlobal with Outlook
Users began to look for other email platforms since SBCGlobal had started losing its importance after AT&T partnered with Yahoo. If you are one of them and have already shown intent on shifting to Outlook, we bring you correct configuration details in this blog.
Before you jump over to the steps below, make sure you got the correct SBCGlobal email settings for Outlook. You will need setting details for IMAP and SMTP.
- IMAP Server: imap.mail.att.net
- IMAP Port: 993
- IMAP Security: SSL/ TLS
- IMAP Username: Your SBCGlobal email address
- IMAP Password:Your SBCGlobal email address password
- SMTP Server: smtp.mail.att.net
- SMTP Port: 465
- SMTP Security: SSL/ TLS
- SMTP Username: Your SBCGlobal email address
- SMTP Password: Your SBCGlobal email address password
Some of the pre-requisites that you may find handy for adding your SBCGlobal email account on Outlook.com –
- Good internet speed and stable connection.
- You should remember your SBCGlobal username, email address, and password.
- Correct server settings.
- If you have any important messages, take a backup. In case, the emails are deleted in the process, you can still get your hands on important emails.
Let’s begin the configure process –
- Launch Outlook and click “File”.
- You will find the “Add Account” option. Click on it to start the account setup process.
- Click on the “Manual Setup or Additional Server Types” optionon the ‘Auto Account Setup’ window.
- Click “Next”.
- On the next page, i.e. the ‘Choose Service’ page, you will have two options –Outlook.com or Exchange ActiveSync compatible service and POP or IMAP. Choose the latter and connect to a POP or IMAP email account.
- Hit the “Next” button.
- On the next page, you will need to select your “Account Type”.
- From the drop-down menu, choose the “POP3” option.
- Now, move on to the other options such as Incoming mail server, Outgoing mail server (SMTP), Logon Information (User Name and Password), etc.
- In the “Incoming mail server” and “Outgoing mail server” fields, enter “att.net” and “outbound.att.net” respectively.
- In the “Logon Information” section, you will have to enter your username and password.
- Click “More Settings”.
- On the next window, i.e. “Internet E-mail Settings”, you will see three tabs such as General, Outgoing Server, and Advanced. You will need to choose the “Outgoing Server” tab and then check the “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” box.
- Head on to the “Advanced” tab. In the ‘Incoming server (POP3)’ field, enter 995, and then click on the “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)” checkbox. Below, you will see the ‘Outgoing server (SMTP)’ field, enter 465, and choose SSL from the “Use the following type of encrypted connection”
- After providing all the information in the required fields, you can click on the “OK” button.
- Click “Next”.
- This will begin the configuration process. Click on the “Finish” button to complete the process and now click “Close”.
Note: Outlook.com will automatically set up your SBCGlobal mail if you are an iOS or Android user.
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