How To Add and Setup AT&T Email on iPhone?

Updated on August 13, 2021 | by Manpreet Kaur Sandhu

AT&T has recently overtaken the Yahoo email administration and thus the Yahoo emails users are now migrated to AT&T domains such as @att.net and legacy “baby bell” domains, such as @bellsouth.net and @sbcglobal.net. These all domains are now part of AT&T. Collaboration and migration took place in 2013. Therefore, the users now need to configure the AT&T email service on their respective devices if they want to access Yahoo or SBCGlobal. Here we will talk about the configuration of AT&T webmail on the iPhone. The configuration refers to the entering email address, password, and server settings.

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AT&T Mail settings | AT&T for iPhone 7/8/11

POP / IMAPimap
Incoming server imap.mai.att.net
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing serversmtp.mail.att.net
Outgoing port465
Requires sign-in yes
  1. Go to Settings of your iPhone.
  2. Select ‘Passwords & accounts‘ and then click on ‘Add account’.
  3. Look for the provider name if it is available on the list. If AT&t is not available, click “Others”
  1. Now, select Add mail account’, and provide the following information:
  • Name: your name (any)
  • Email: AT&T email address
  • Password: AT&T email password
  • Description: a short description
  1. Select IMAP and fill the below-given details under ‘Incoming mail server’:
  • Hostname: imap.mai.att.net
  • Username: your AT&T email address
  • Password: your AT&T email password
  1. Next, go to ‘Outgoing mail server’ provide these details
  • Hostname: smtp.mail.att.net
  • Username: your AT&T email address
  • Password: your AT&T email password
  1. Click “Next:
  2. You need to check the option named as ‘Email’ and then click ‘Save’.this will save your email account on your iPhone.
  3. To check if you the settings are correct, go to the newly created email address and select “Advanced” and make sure the “Incoming Server” menu has the following information:
  • Use SSL: on
  • Identity check: password
  • Server port: 993
  1.  Now move to the previous screen and check the ‘Outgoing server’.  Tap on smtp.mail.att.net and check if the information matches with the following:
  • Use SSL: on
  • Identity check: password
  • Server port: 465
  1.  Click on ‘Done’ from the top right corner and restart your iPhone to activate newly added settings. Your AT&T account is now all set to use the iPhone.

If you are a newbie and facing any issue with configuring AT&T email on iPhone, we suggest you contact the service provider through the AT&T support platform.

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