SBCGlobal Email Settings to Set Up an Account on an Email Client

An email client allows a user to configure his SBCGlobal email account for quick access to it. If you wish to know how to set up your SBCGlobal email account on the Outlook email client, you can do so by following the steps provided below:

  1. Open the Outlook email program on your computer and click File option located on the top-left corner. In the File, you will need to select the Account Settings option under the Info tab.
  2. On the next window, enter your details on the Auto Account Set-up screen and click on the Next option.
  3. Outlook will try to configure your account automatically as an IMAP account.
  4. If the account gets configured automatically, simply click on the Finish and then on the Close button.

In case the automatic configuration of your SBCGlobal email account fails, you can set it up manually by following the below-given instructions:

  1. Select the File option in your Outlook program located on the upper-left corner of the window and select Info > Account Settings option.
  2. Next, select Manual Setup or additional server type and hit the Next button.
  3. Then, you will need to select the POP or IMAP option and click the Next button.
  4. On the next screen, enter the following information in the relevant fields as shown below:

User Information

  • Your Name: Enter your name
  • Email Address: Enter your SBCGlobal.Net email address

Server Information

  • Account Type: POP3/IMAP
  • Incoming mail server: Imap.mail.att.net
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Smtp.mail.att.net

Logon Information

  • User Name: Enter your name
  • Password: Enter your email account’s password
  • After you are done entering the required information, click on the More Settings option located on the lower-right corner. In the More Settings section, enable the following options:
  • My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  • Next, go to Advanced tab and verify the settings using the following information according to the protocol (POP or IMAP) selected:

POP Port Settings for SBCGLOBAL.NET

  • Incoming Port(POP3): 110,
  • Outgoing Port(SMTP): 465 or 587
  • General settings for POP
    • Secure – Port: 995 and Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Insecure – Port: 110
    • Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
  • Not Selected: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: None

IMAP Port Settings for SBCGlobal.Net

  • Incoming Port: 143, Outgoing Port: 465
    • Secure – Port: 993
    • Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
    • Insecure – Port: 143
    • Security Type: None (Accept all certificates
  • Not Selected: This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: None

NOTE: If you are using Secure SSL /TLS Settings, you will need to select the checkbox next to “This service requires a secure connection (SSL)” in both Outgoing and Incoming emails.

General SMTP Port Settings for SBCGlobal.Net

  • Outgoing (SMTP) Secure – Port: 465
  • Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
  • Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Secure – Port: 587
  • Security Type: SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)
  • Outgoing (SMTP) – Port: 25
  • Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
  • Outgoing (SMTP roaming server) Insecure – Port: 587
  • Security Type: None (Accept all certificates)
  • Once you have verified your settings, you will need to click on the OK button to save the settings. Then, click on the Next > Finish button to complete the configuration process.

For further assistance, you can always get in touch with SBCGlobal email customer support. They have a prudent team of experts who are capable n handling all sorts of SBCGlobal email related problems. You can easily reach SBCGlobal customer service through their 24 by 7 communication mediums – toll-free phone number, live chat, and email support.

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