For those of you familiar with Microsoft Outlook 2010, you should know that the same email cliental program offers you with the ability to send, receive, manage and search through your email messages. And this, as the team with Outlook support explains, is by using an interface common to other Microsoft Office programs. The team also adds that Outlook supports most of the popular email formats that includes the POP3 and SMTP protocols used by AT&T Yahoo accounts.
And as such, in getting on with our article and the task at hand, the team has formulated a simple and easy guide below in helping you with actively configuring AT&T Yahoo Email on your Outlook program by making use of the right Outlook Setting and options.
Let us take a look shall we?
Configuring AT&T Yahoo Email on your Outlook application with the right Outlook Setting and Options
The steps are as given below:
- To begin with, you will first need to launch “Outlook” on your computer.
- Following which, click on “File” from the top menu bar then select “Info” and click on “Account Settings”.
- Click on the “New” button from the resulting account settings window then select “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and “Next”.
- Select “Internet E-mail” and click “Next“.
- Next up, type in your name and your AT&T Yahoo Email address into its corresponding fields followed by selecting “POP3” from the “Account Type” drop-down menu.
- Now enter “pop.att.yahoo.com” as your “Incoming Mail Server” field then “smtp.att.yahoo.com” as your “Outgoing Mail Server“.
- Also type in your full AT&T Yahoo email address into the “User Name” field and then the account password in the adjacent field.
- Click so as to place a check mark in the “Remember Password” box if you wish to avoid typing in your password every time Outlook connects to your AT&T Yahoo account.
- Click on the “More Settings” button and select the “Outgoing Server” tab.
- Click and place a check mark in the box labeled as “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” and then select the “Advanced” tab.
- Type in “995” into your “Incoming Server” field followed by placing a check mark in the box labeled “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)“.
- Also type “465” into your “Outgoing Server” field and select the “SSL” option from the adjacent drop-down menu.
- Finally, click on “Ok” then “Next” and “Finish” to confirm your settings and complete the setup process.
Well, now that you’ve configured Outlook setting, you can start receiving your mails on the program.