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Adding email account to my iphone

HELP!  When i try to add my att.net email to my iphone, i get this message.....The user name or password for "imap.mail.yahoo.com" is incorrect.  Can somebody assist me with this issue?

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ACE - Master

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donnie1501 wrote:

HELP!  When i try to add my att.net email to my iphone, i get this message.....The user name or password for "imap.mail.yahoo.com" is incorrect.  Can somebody assist me with this issue?


When you enter the information, do you provide the full email address in the username field?  When I added mine, I had to remember to put the "@sbcglobal.net" part on the username to get ti to work.


Jerry B.
"GeekBoy"

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ACE - Professor

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Google is your friend.

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When you are setting up the account on the iPhone are you choosing "Yahoo" as the email account? I know AT&T uses Yahoo for the old bellsouth accounts so I would imagine its the same. Then all you need is your email address and password you use to check your mail. 

 


donnie1501 wrote:

HELP!  When i try to add my att.net email to my iphone, i get this message.....The user name or password for "imap.mail.yahoo.com" is incorrect.  Can somebody assist me with this issue?




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No, adding the account by selecting "Yahoo" option doesn't work.

 

Sbcglobal accounts are cursed. And no one wants to take responsibility for the issue--neither Apple nor ATT

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Not sure if mine is the same (Sbcglobal) but my old bellsouth.net email account works just fine on my iPhone 4s using Yahoo.

 


pclafferty wrote:

No, adding the account by selecting "Yahoo" option doesn't work.

 

Sbcglobal accounts are cursed. And no one wants to take responsibility for the issue--neither Apple nor ATT


 

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Explorer

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Add account under "Other."

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ACE - Master

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pclafferty wrote:

No, adding the account by selecting "Yahoo" option doesn't work.

 

Sbcglobal accounts are cursed. And no one wants to take responsibility for the issue--neither Apple nor ATT


I must jsut be lucky.  My account is an "@sbcglobal.net" and I used teh Yahoo option on my iPhone 5 to set it up.  It works just fine for me, although I did get a message about needing to verify my account.  I opened my account in the mobile safari browser and logged in there (entering the captcha) and then, I went back into the email setup and everything was happy.

 

When I followed those instructions 2.5 years ago to set it up on my iPhone 4, it setup as POP3, but when I check my iPHone 5, it is setup as an IMAP account.  I'm not sure what makes mine work when yours doesn't is hard to say.  As I mentioned earlier, the account name is my full email address, the password is obvious, and the rest is the iPhone default for Yahoo.  It just works for me.

 


Jerry B.
"GeekBoy"

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Master

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HappyDays3 wrote:

Add account under "Other."


I always use Yahoo! to set up my att.net email..

If you do, it automatically set it up using IMAP and support PUSH mail.

 

 

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Do I delete the other sbcglobal email addresses after I add Yahoo to keep it working?

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