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How can you add your Bellsouth email account on different devices?

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So, you’re thinking of adding your Bellsouth email account on a device but don’t have any idea where to start. Then, now you can feel free because, with this guide, you’ll be able to set up your account on iPhone, Android, iPad, Mac, and Outlook. But first, to add your account to any device, you should know your account’s server setting. Two server settings are available for your account, POP and IMAP. You can choose any of these server settings as per your preference.

POP settings- 

  • Inbound Server – inbound.att.net
  • Inbound Port- 995
  • SSL- YES
  • Outbound server- outbound.att.net
  • Outbound port- 465

IMAP settings

  • Inbound Server – inbound.att.net
  • Inbound Port- 995
  • SSL- YES
  • Outbound server- outbound.att.net
  • Outbound port- 465

Now, when you know the server settings, let’s start with adding the Bellsouth account to an Android device.

Add the Bellsouth email account to an Android device –

To add the account, first make sure that your device and email app are updated. After that, follow these instructions to set up your account-

  • Firstly, open the email app on your Android device.
  • After that, go to the Add Account option and then click on the Others button.
  • Next, choose the Manual Setup to configure your account settings.
  • Now, enter your Bellsouth username.
  • Here, you can choose the account service (POP or IMAP) type for your account.
  • After that, set the incoming and outgoing server settings.
  • Once you finish the settings, enter your Bellsouth password and tap Next to add up your account.

Add the Bellsouth account to an iPhone-

Before you start adding up your account, make sure to connect your iPhone to a good internet connection. Also, ensure that your iPhone device is updated. Then, follow these instructions to add the account-

  • Open the Settings on your iPhone device and click on the ‘Mail, Contacts, and Calendar‘ option.
  • Now, from the list of all the email services, select Bellsouth.
  • Tap on the Add account option and enter the name, password, and description.
  • Now, choose the Manul Setup for your account. After that, select your account service POP and IMAP.
  • Following your account service type, enter the incoming and outgoing server settings for your account.
  • Lastly, just enter your email account password and hit the Finish button to finalize the setup.

Add the Bellsouth account to an iPad-

Before adding your Bellsouth account to an iPad, please, update the iPad if it isn’t already. Then, follow the given directions to set up your account-

  • Open the Mail, Contacts, and Calendar menu of your iPad.
  • Click on the Add account option and select the Bellsouth( if it is not listed, select the Others option)
  • After that, tap on the Add Mail accounts, then enter your Bellsouth username.
  • Then, choose the account service type (POP or IMAP).
  • Following this, enter the incoming and outgoing server settings respective to your account service type.
  • Once done with the server settings, enter your account password.

Add the Bellsouth account to a Mac device-

You can follow these steps to start adding your account-

  • Go to the Mail app on your Mac device and click on the Preferences option.
  • Choose Account options and then hit on the + (add) sign.
  • Now, click on Add Other Mail Account options and then click on the Continue button.
  • Select the Manual method and enter your full name, Bellsouth username, and password here.
  • After that, choose your account service type and fill in the incoming and outgoing server settings.
  • Lastly, save all the settings to finish setting up your account.

Adding your email account to Outlook application-

Before you start adding your account, ensure to download the updated version of the Outlook application on your device. After that, follow these steps to add your account on Outlook 13 or Outlook 16-

  • Click on the File menu and hit the Add account option.
  • Select the Advanced options and click on the Let me set my account Manually button.
  • After that, select your account type and input the required fields.
  • Then, click on the Next button.
  • Lastly, enter your password and hit the Connect button.

So, after following these settings, you can easily set up your account on your device. But, what if there are any issues with adding your account? What can you do then? Well, the possible way to get the solutions is to contact the AT&T customer support service. But before, you can also try these methods to get rid of the issue –

  • First of all, check the internet connection of your device. Please, be sure to connect your device to a good and secure internet connection. Avoid using any public internet connection to prevent your account from security thefts.
  • Check that your login details are correct. Note that log-in details are always case-sensitive.
  • Also, ensure that the email app or client you are using is updated.
  • Check the server settings for your account. In case of incorrect server settings, you can uninstall the app and then install it to reconfigure again with the correct server settings.
  • You can also drop a line to the customer support service for your device to get better guidance to add your email account.

Conclusion-

With this guide, we have bundled up the instructions to add your Bellsouth account to your device. You can follow these instructions freely to add your account. However, contact your device’s customer support if you have any further queries related to account adding instructions. Besides this, to know more about the account setting (server settings),