A step-by-step guide to set up Bellsouth email on Windows 10

Aleksandar Ognjanovic
by Aleksandar Ognjanovic
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  • Bellsouth email account is quite common in the States as the email host under the AT&T ISP provider.
  • There seems to be a lot of sign-in issues with this host. If that's the case for you, the best way is to contact AT&T support.
  • For more information on Bellsouth, don't hesitate to look in our Bellsouth section.
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Bellsouth email settings outlook

Bellsouth email account is quite common in the States as the email host under the AT&T ISP provider.

There seems to be a lot of sign-in issues with this host since the user’s credentials are discredited or they just can’t sign in. If that’s the case for you, the best way is to contact AT&T support.

On the other hand, we’ll need to confirm that you’ve configured your email host properly. And, as many users use Outlook as their go-to email client, you can find how to set up Bellsouth.net account on Outlook.

Bellsouth.net email settings for Outlook

Setting up a Hotmail account on the Outlook is as simple as possible. It doesn’t require any manual configuring of the incoming and outgoing servers. You just enter your credentials and sink emails.

However, that’s not the same for all third-party email clients. Some of them require a manual approach when configuring POP3 SMPT servers.

Nonetheless, if you have even elementary knowledge about this, the procedure is rather simplistic. Of course, we made sure to explain it below. Here’s how to add Bellsouth.net email in Outlook on Windows 10:

  1. Open the Outlook client.
  2. Click on File > Add account.
  3. Choose Manual configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.
  4. Click Yes on the next window.
  5. Enter your Bellsouth.net email address and name.
  6. Choose IMAP and POP. Click Next.
  7. For the Incoming Mail Server, enter imap.mail.att.net.
  8. For the Outgoing Mail Server, enter smtp.mail.att.net.
  9. Enter your email address and password when prompted.
  10. Choose More settings and check both My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server boxes.
  11. Open Advanced tab and make sure that the Incoming Server port number for POP3 is 995.
  12. The Outgoing Server port should be 465.
  13. Enable SSL under the Use the following type of encrypted connection section.
  14. Click Finish and that should do it.

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If the test fails, replace the imap.mail.att.net and  smtp.mail.att.net with the pop.mail.yahoo.com and smtp.mail.yahoo.com, respectively. After that, you can try again.

With that, you should be able to receive and send emails without issues. Outlook should allow you all kinds of configuration options and settings, so make sure to customize it to your liking.

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  • Bellsouth pop3 settings
  • Yahoo Bellsouth email settings

With that being said, we can conclude this article. In case you have anything to add or take from this instruction manual, make sure to tell us in the comments section below.

FAQ: Read more about the Bellsouth email

  • How do I recover my BellSouth Net Email?
First, go to the official Bellsouth site and look for the email reset option. Select the password option under the forgot user ID/password section. You will be prompted to enter your Bellsouth net email login address and your last name. Get through with the process.
  • How do I log into my BellSouth email?

Make sure you have Internet access. Go to currently.com and select Mail. Then enter your email address and password. Select Sign In. Select Keep me signed in if you want to stay signed in.

  • Where is my BellSouth email?
Go to the AT&T Web email login page and click on the Mail icon from the top-right of the page. Enter your email address, including @bellsouth.net in the Email field.

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in December 2018 and has been since revamped and updated in June 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.