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Sun, Jun 28, 2020 11:56 PM

Bellsouth Email

Suddenly my bellsouth email address is erroring -- I have set up an encryption key, just updated it to be on the safe side.  Still nothing.  The error says:  The operation timed out waiting for a response from the receiving (POP) server.  If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator.  This is erroring across all my devices - desktop (outlook), IPhone, and tablet.  I tried to log in using Yahoo - but that app emailed me a code, which I can't retrieve.  HELP!!!  


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7 months ago

Good Morning @BonnieHoffman,


We can help with your email issue. 


Based on the error message you received, can you please verify if your POP3 server setting is correct? Please go to this link and scroll down to the bottom of the page where you can find the IMAP and POP3 settings. 


Please let us know if you need further assistance by reply to this thread. 




WallaceW, AT&T Community Specialist. 

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They were correct. Mysteriously, my email began working the next morning with no changes made by me overnight. Weird. But I appreciate the reply!

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