06-24-2013 8:45 AM
can someone help me get my Windows Live email set up. my email is att.net but directions says to put att.com. Done it both ways but still nothing. If someone could help me please....Thanks
I have a Hotmail account and get mail there but would like to be able to use my ATT mail account also
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06-24-2013 11:45 AM
Hopefully this will help:
Windows Live Mail Setup For U-verse
You can open Windows Live Mail by typing it in the Start menu or from All Programs > Windows Live > Windows Live Mail.
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06-25-2013 1:37 PM
I am not sure why they stated to use att.com, but I would use att.net as it is in your e-mail address. I have used this for many customers and it has worked. Other than that, the step-by-step instructions beebeesa provided hopefully got everything working. If not, let us know what error messages you are getting, and we would be glad to assist.
11-30-2013 10:18 AM
These instructions worked with Live essentials 10 but not with Live v12. It immediately see the pop address as invalid. I get this error message. Format is different for v12.
Unable to send or receive messages for the ATT (my name) account. The host 'pop.att.yahoo,com' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly.
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0D
Socket Error: 11004
11-30-2013 10:22 AM
Sorry I had a comma in there. Now It keeps trying to verify password, ans it will not go through.
09-29-2015 5:20 PM
Did you ever get a resolution to this problem? I have the same issue with only one of my email accounts. I have several and all are set up the same in the Windows Live Mail client.
But only one has the problem. All others work just fine.
I have verified all email accounts have the correct and the same settings.
AT&T is no help at all so just wondering if you ever got a resolution.
06-02-2016 3:04 PM
I am having a similar problem. Trying to add the att.net email account to Windows 10's Live Mail. I have followed the instructions as shown in the email setup instructions. I get an error that says the password is not correct, but I have signed on to the web mail with that same password and it works fine. I receive the following error message:
I have done the configuration multiple times and still get the same error.
Unable to send or receive messages for the Att (xxxxxx) account. An incorrect password was entered. The next time you send or receive messages, you'll be asked to enter your user name and password for this account.
Server Error: 0x800CCC90
Server Response: -ERR [AUTH] (#AUTH012) Incorrect username or password.
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC92
06-24-2016 11:21 AM
i did this all above before for my first email account in windows live mail with att uverse but uses pop.att.net and smtp.att.net
I changed the ports to 995 and 465 etc
If I try to do a test and send an email to the new account or try to do and test by sending from the new account to my old existing account, everything is going to the OUTBOX of the new account set up and it refuses to accept or go out saying something wrong with my passwordl
would appreciate any help
07-21-2016 5:52 AM
I've tried this method of creating a Windows Live MAil account and have not be sucessful so far. I have no idea what I am doing incorrectly. Please help.
07-26-2016 12:38 AM
I, too have the same problem w/ creating Windows Live Mail acct connecting ATT to yahoo email after spending hours, HOURS of going through every configuration known to man? and I know it must be something very simple we're missing . . .
No one can help, i've tried the chat, they send me through a circle . . . unless, I pay someone to figure it out it will not be solved . . . is it Windows? Is it Yahoo? What is it?
02-07-2017 12:54 PM
ATT truly sucks. email works, then it won't. Previous repairs worked, then they don't. Did I mention that ATT SUCKS?They should REFUND for poor quality service.
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