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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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AT&T should take responsibility. It ius not an Apple problem. I have been cursd with the bellsouth.net issue for at least 5 years long before I got an iphone. It is screwed up with Yahoo somehow. One of the biggest messes I've ever encountered. I have tried for years to set up email Bellsouth on Outlook, OutlookExpress and now IPhone 5. I have been successful on only one PC.

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Consider yourself very fortunate.

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All you are supposed to do is use Yahoo! when setting it up. The problem doesnt lie with Apple, it lies with Att using Yahoo's servers. Bellsouth uses Yahoo! as well and its a nightmare i will give you that.

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Actually, on my mobile device, which isn't a smartphone, my sbcglobal account was easy to register, but 

I can't seem to register my Gmail account. Something with my email or password being incorrect when I am copying what my gmail account shows me on my laptop. 


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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It's simple if you know what to do. 

Here is how to setup your IPhone or IPad to get your ATT.NET emails

 

1) Make sure your device is connected wirelessly to your ATT MODEM at home.

 

2) go to Yahoo.com and login with your ATT.NET email address. After logging in to the main yahoo.com web page, click on the MAIL link on the top right.  it will pop up another window for mail login. Enter your ATT.NET email address again, and password, to access your emails there. This registers your ATT email address on Yahoo.  If you have problems with content coming up on your browser, try using either the CHROME browser or PUFFIN BROWSER.  YOU CAN THEN LOGOUT OF YAHOO MAIL. 

 

3) go to your phone or Ipad SETTINGS>MAIL,CONTACTS,CALENDARS>ADD ACCOUNT.

select YAHOO!   Enter your name, YOURUSERNAME@ATT.NET email address, and your password.  Hit NEXT and it will verify.

 

you should now be able to get your emails in your MAIL app.

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Worked great, thanks-Apple's site flunked.

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what if i reset my password and I can loggin to att.com or att.net, but not yahoo.com.  I have a flash.net email account.

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@nousernamereq wrote:

what if i reset my password and I can loggin to att.com or att.net, but not yahoo.com.  I have a flash.net email account.


Try this https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/email-support/KM1010523

 

 

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    did not work for either pop3 or IMAP, still get invalid  password

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