ATT INCOMING MAIL SERVER

The AT&T email uses two incoming mail servers --- POP3 or IMAP.

IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol. It allows you to get a copy of all emails from the email server. POP3 stands for Post Office Protocol version 3. It is used to retrieve mail from a remote server to a local email client.

The AT&T mail incoming mail server settings are mentioned below.

POP3

  • Step : 1 Incoming mail server name: inbound.att.net
  • Step : 2 Port number: 995

You can use these incoming mail server settings to add your email account to the desktop email clients. To know how to add your AT&T mail in Outlook 2016, keep reading the instructions below.

  • Step : 1 On your computer, launch the Outlook app by double-clicking its shortcut icon on the desktop.
  • Step : 2 Head to the top-left corner and click the File menu.
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  • Step : 3 Select Info from the left-side panel and click the Add Account button.
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  • Step : 4 On the Auto Account Setup screen, select the Manual setup or additional server types option and click Next.
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  • Step : 5 Choose the POP or IMAP option and click Next.
  • Step : 6 Now, you have to fill the required fields in the User Information, Server Information, and Logon Information sections.
  • Step : 7 Under the User Information section, enter the name you wish to use for your email account and then input your AT&T email address.
  • Step : 8 Under Server Information, you have to enter the AT&T incoming mail server details.
  • Step : 9 Choose either POP3 or IMAP as your account type from the drop-down menu.
  • Step : 10 In the Incoming mail server field, enter ‘imap.mail.att.net’ if you have selected IMAP as your account type.
  • Step : 11 Otherwise, enter ‘inbound.att.net’ in the Incoming mail server field.
  • Step : 12 In the Outgoing mail server field, enter ‘smtp.mail.att.net’ if your account type is IMAP. Otherwise, enter ‘outbound.att.net’ as the outgoing mail server name.
  • Step : 13 Under Logon Information, enter your AT&T email address and password.
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  • Step : 14 Click on More Settings and select the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox.
  • Step : 15 Also, select the Use same settings as my incoming mail server option in the Outgoing Server tab.
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  • Step : 16 Click the Advanced tab and configure the AT&T incoming mail server settings (server port numbers).
  • Step : 17 Click OK and then verify the account settings by clicking the Test Account Settings button.
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  • Step : 18 Once the verification is complete, click Next and then select Finish to complete the setup.
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