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Friday, November 4th, 2022 8:12 PM

Setting up @bellsouth.net email in Outlook 2021

Need some guidance on initial set up of an @bellsouth.net email account in Outlook 2021.  Is this POP or IMAP?  Seem to be getting hung up with User ID and Email Key.  Seems to be completely different than an @gmail account that took me less than 5 minutes to set up. Can you publish a start to finish for this kind of set up?  Thanks

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tonydi

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3 months ago

It can be set up either POP3 or IMAP, your choice.  If you are going to access the email account from multiple devices, then IMAP is the best solution.

First, create a Secure Mail Key.

Then create the account in Outlook and use that key wherever Outlook asks for a password.

If you still get errors, use these alternate servers instead of the att.com servers.

imap.mail.yahoo.com  (use Port 993 and SSL/TLS)

smtp.mail.yahoo.com  (use Port 465 and SSL/TLS)

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