08-31-2010 3:31 AM
Thanks for your help... it fixed sending and receiving. I am amazed that the installer had no clue how to do this. You saved me hours sitting on the phone with tech support.
09-21-2010 8:33 PM
I got Uverse for the first time about a week 1/2 ago. which didn't work till a few days when a group of two tech came out to fix the outside and the inside issues with the line. after that i found out that my outlook 2007 doesn't work (sending emails).
ATT tech told me that they don't support OUTLOOK "it is a microsoft product" i told him that 80% of world uses Microsoft. cut a long story short. i've a fix now for outlook
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE STEPS AND YOU WILL BE A HAPPY PERSON.
login to your att.net mail account by going to http://att.my.yahoo.com
click on Mail
options on the top right
then select more options from the drop down box
select accounts from left column
select add account from top bar
now you can fill the information like
name the account (anything you want)
your name (name you want people to see)
email address (email you want people to see as sender)
in receiving mail section enter the following
your firstname.lastname@example.org (e.g. email@example.com)
your password (the password you have for your email address above)
your pop mail server name (e.g. mail.mycompany.com)
now save the settings from top bar
a window will pop up to ask you to send an email confirmation to the address you selected to verify that you are setting up your account. click on that and check your email for a confirmation code.
enter that code from the email into the box on the pop window.
this concludes the addition / verification of the account.
NOW GO TO YOUR OUTLOOK 2003/2007 OR WHICHEVER PROGRAM VERSION YOU HAVE
setup the account normally except in
SMTP set : smtp.att.yahoo.com
click on more settings
in the outgoing server put the following info.
check the box "my outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
select: log on using and then enter your att.net account information (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and password
select: remember password
Move on to Advance TAB and select
SMTP to PORT 465 (instead of 25)
change encrypted connections to (SSL)
leave the rest
OK & NEXT & FINISH
you should be a happy person
10-06-2013 10:34 AM
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