All About Bellsouth Email Login and Important Settings

| Updated on February 13, 2024

Bellsouth email service has been a part of AT&T since 2006 and is known for offering high-speed internet services. Not only this, but Bellsouth (the subsidiary of one of the largest telecommunication companies) is also a well-known email service provider. This email program has offered its services across several countries and that’s why it holds a huge user base.

In this guide, you will get familiar with simple steps that you have to perform to log in to your Bellsouth email account so that you don’t have to face any sort of login issues.

Steps to Login to Bellsouth Email Account

As you know that Bellsouth is owned and managed by AT&T, so you will need to navigate to the AT&T login page to complete the process. This is the reason if you will look for the BellSouth email login page, you will be directed towards the AT&T sign-in page.

Here are the complete Bellsouth login steps that you need to follow:

  1. Go to the AT&T Mail Login page 
  2. In the User ID and Password text fields, enter your Bellsouth username and password.
  3. Then click on ‘Sign in’ to log in to your Bellsouth email account.

Moreover, Yahoo and AT&T have merged to provide better email services and as Bellsouth is owned by att, you can easily sign in using any of the following links:

AT&T Login- Yahoo Mail-

So if you were looking for the page to login to your Bellsouth email account, remember that it no longer exists. 

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Login to BellSouth on an Email Client

If you want to set up and log in to your Bellsouth email account on an email client, you will need the email server settings as have been mentioned below:


Account type: POP3

Incoming Mail Server:

Port number: 995

Outgoing Mail Server:

Port number: 465

Encryption Security: SSL


Account type: IMAP

Incoming Mail Server:

Port number: 993

Outgoing Mail Server:

Port number: 587

Encryption Security: SSL

Using these settings, you can simply log in to your Bellsouth net email account.

Bellsouth Email Login Issue

Sometimes you may not be able to login to your Bellsouth email account for several reasons such as you don’t remember the username or the password or if you were inactive for more than 6 months, this can get your Bellsouth account locked.

Here are some of the reasons to face login problems with Bellsouth mail client:

1. Authentication error

The authentication error occurs when you aren’t able to validate your identity to the email program and are not allowed to access your account as a result.

2. Bellsouth email won’t respond

If the servers are down, you will realize that BellSouth email is not responding at all and as a result, you will not be able to login to your account.

3. The login page is not loading

A weak internet connection can also create issues when you want to sign in to your Bellsouth email account. 

4. The username or password is incorrect

If you don’t remember the correct username or password, you will face difficulty in logging into your account. 

5. The account has been hacked 

Even after entering the correct Bellsouth account password, if you are not able to log in, the chances are someone else has changed the password of your account, hence you will not be able to access the emails for the time being.

6. Locked account for making several failed login attempts

It is never recommended to enter the wrong password several times as this can get your Bellsouth account locked and you will not be allowed to log in to your account for several hours.

Bellsouth Login Issues can be easily fixed by doing simple troubleshooting such as resetting the password, switching to a new browser, or simply clear the entire history and the cookies of the browser.

Reset BellSouth Email Account Password

This is a major concern of most of the Bellsouth users that if they don’t remember their account’s password or someone else has changed their password, how they will recover the same.

The answer is simple; you will need to reset the password in all circumstances when your account becomes inaccessible. To avoid hacking attempts, it is always advisable to frequently change your Bellsouth password, however, if you are in such a tricky situation, you can use the given information to reset your password.

  1. Navigate to the AT&T Password Reset Link and you will see the page that says ‘Find your Password’.
Click on find your password
  1. Enter your User ID that is Bellsouth username as well as your last name and click on ‘Continue’.
Enter your Bellsouth User Id and Last Name
  1. Now, you have to choose a way to receive a ‘Temporary Password’ i.e. via text or email.
  2. Once you receive the temporary password, enter it and click on ‘Continue’.
  3. Now, you will be allowed to set a new password for your Bellsouth email account.

That’s how you can regain access to your Bellsouth email account if you don’t remember the password.

Kanika Singh

Webmail and Internet Expert

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