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How to Configure Bellsouth Email Settings For Outlook?
over 2 years ago

Since Bellsouth is no longer an independent email service, it has now become a subsidiary email client of AT&T incorporation due to which now, we cannot create an email address with the @bellsouth.net extension, however, users with their older Bellsouth emails can access their accounts by logging in through AT&T email login page or other email clients like Outlook. In this article, you will get to know the Bellsouth.net email server settings and how to set up BellSouth email in Outlook version 2016 and above.

Following are the steps to be followed:


  1. Open the Outlook application on your desktop.
  2. Go to the top menu bar of the tab and click on “File”.
  3. Then, click on the “Add Account” button.
  4. On the screen visible, there will be a text box where you have to enter your Bellsouth.net login ID i.e., the email address.
  5. For configuring mail server settings manually, click on the “Advanced Options” and check the check box within it.
  6. Then, click on the “Connect” button.
  7. In the visible window choose the “Account Type” as “IMAP”.
  8. A screen will come forward where most of the information will be pre-filled, if not following has to be entered in respective fields:
    • Incoming Mail Server-IMAP 
      • Server: imap.mail.att.net
      • Port Number: 993
      • TLS Requirement: Yes
      • SSL Requirement: Yes
  • Outgoing Mail Server- SMTP                        
  • Server: smtp.mail.att.net
  • Port Number: 465
  • TLS Requirement: Yes
  • SSL Requirement: Yes
  1. Click on the “Next” button.
  2. Enter the password which you used to do the Bellsouth email login and click on “Connect”.
  3. After authentication you are good to go.

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