AT&T Mail

A Guide to Setup AT&T Email Account on MS Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016

Using Outlook as an email client is very useful especially when it lets you configure other email accounts such as Yahoo, SBCGlobal, Gmail, and AT&T. 

So if you are an AT&T user and want to set up your account in Outlook, this guide is going to help you. Outlook is available in a number of versions so you need to follow the steps as per the Outlook version you have. This will help you an easy login to the AT&T account using Outlook. 

Let’s begin with the guide to setup AT&T Email on MS Outlook and conveniently access to your AT&T emails, calendars, contacts, and much more.

Configuring AT&T Mail in Outlook 2007

If you are using Outlook 2007 and want to set up an AT&T mail account for it; here are the steps to perform if you are setting up your email for the first time or on a new device. Make sure to use the correct AT&T email settings for Outlook 2007 to configure your account properly.

  • Open Outlook and from the menu bar, select Tools, and then click on Account Settings.
  • Click on New (the only highlighted option that you see in the image).
  • An ‘Add New E-mail Account’ dialog box will appear where you have to select the checkbox for ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ and click on ‘Next’.
  • Choose ‘Internet E-mail’ option to connect to your POP, IMAP, or HTTP and click on ‘Next’.
  • Now, you have to enter the required information in the Internet E-mail settings:

User Information

Your Name: Enter your name that you want to display to others

E-mail Address: Enter full AT&T email address

Server Information

Account Type: Choose IMAP or POP3

Incoming mail server: imap.mail.att.net (IMAP) or inbound.att.net (POP3)

Outgoing mail server: smtp.mail.att.net (IMAP) or outbound.att.net (POP3)

Logon Information

User Name: Enter your full email address. 

Password: Enter your AT&T secure mail key

Check the box for ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)’ and click on ‘More Settings’.

  • Click on the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab and check the box for ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’. Select the option ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.
  • Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab and enter the required information.

Incoming server – Enter 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP3)

Check the box for ‘This server requires a secure connection (SSL)’.

Outgoing server- Enter 465 (IMAP and POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection – SSL

  • Click Ok, Next, and then click on Finish; you have successfully set up your AT&T account.


Configuring AT&T mail in Outlook 2013

If you use Outlook 2013 and want to set up an AT&T mail account for it; here are the steps to perform if you are setting up your email for the first time or on a new device. Make sure to use the correct AT&T email settings for Outlook 2013 to configure your account properly.

  1. In Outlook, click on File menu and then click on Add Account.
  • Select the option ‘Manual setup or additional server types’ and then press ‘Next’.
  • Select POP3 or IMAP account setting and fill in the required information:

User Information

Your Name: Enter your name that you want to display to others

E-mail Address: Enter full AT&T email address

Server Information

Account Type: Choose IMAP or POP3

Incoming mail server: Enter imap.mail.att.net (IMAP) or inbound.att.net (POP3)

Outgoing mail server: Enter smtp.mail.att.net (IMAP) or outbound.att.net (POP3)

Logon Information

User Name: Enter your full email address. 

Password: Enter your AT&T secure mail key

You also have to check the box for ‘Remember password’ and ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication’. Once you are done with that, click on More Settings.

  • Click on the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab and check ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’; also, select ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.
  • Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab and enter the following information:

Incoming server- Enter 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL

Outgoing server- Enter 587 (IMAP) or 465 (IMAP and POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL

Now, click on OK, and then press ‘Next’. Once your AT&T email account gets successfully set up, click on ‘Finish’.


Configuring AT&T mail in Outlook 2010

If you use Outlook 2010 and want to set up an AT&T mail account for it; here are the steps to perform if you are setting up your email for the first time or on a new device. Make sure to use the correct AT&T email settings for Outlook 2010 to configure your account properly.

  • Open Outlook, click on File, and then click on ‘Add Account’.
  • Then click on New
  • After that, select ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ and click on ‘Next’.
  • Select Internet E-mail option and click on ‘Next’.
  • Now, you have to complete the following information:

User Information

Your Name: Enter your name that you want to display to others

E-mail Address: Enter full AT&T email address

Server Information

Account Type: Choose IMAP or POP3

Incoming mail server: Enter imap.mail.att.net (IMAP) or inbound.att.net (POP3)

Outgoing mail server: Enter smtp.mail.att.net (IMAP) or outbound.att.net (POP3)

Logon Information

User Name: Enter your full email address. 

Password: Enter your AT&T secure mail key

Check the box for ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)’ and click on ‘More Settings’.

  • Click on the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab and check ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’; also, select ‘Use the same settings as my incoming mail server’.
  • Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab and enter the required information.

Incoming server – Enter 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL Outgoing server- Enter 465 (IMAP and POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL

Now, click on OK, and then press ‘Next’. Once your AT&T email account gets successfully set up, click on ‘Finish’.


Configuring AT&T mail in Outlook 2016

If you use Outlook 2016 and want to set up an AT&T mail account for it; here are the steps to perform if you are setting up your email for the first time or on a new device. Make sure to use the correct AT&T email settings for Outlook 2016 to configure your account properly.

  • Open Outlook and click on File and then click on ‘Add Account’.
  • Select ‘Manual setup or additional server types’ and then click on ‘Next’.
  • Select Pop or IMAP email settings and enter the following information:

User Information

Your Name: Enter your name that you want to display to others

E-mail Address: Enter full AT&T email address

Server Information

Account Type: Choose IMAP or POP3

Incoming mail server: Enter imap.mail.att.net (IMAP) or inbound.att.net (POP3)

Outgoing mail server: Enter smtp.mail.att.net (IMAP) or outbound.att.net (POP3)

Logon Information

User Name: Enter your full email address. 

Password: Enter your AT&T secure mail key

You also have to check the box for ‘Remember password’ and ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication’. Once you are done with that, click on More Settings.

  • Click on the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab and check ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’; also, select ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.
  • Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab and enter the required information.

Incoming server – Enter 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL Outgoing server- Enter 465 (IMAP and POP3)

Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL

  • Now, click on OK, and then press ‘Next’. Once your AT&T email account gets successfully set up, click on ‘Finish’.

That is how you can configure AT&T to different versions of Outlook and if you are facing any errors or issues while using AT&T on Outlook, make sure to update your AT&T email settings today.

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