Setting Up SBCglobal Email In Outlook
Over the years, Microsoft Outlook email client has evolved to become one of the most popular and widely used email management programs in the world. Use of the email client increases productivity and simplifies work, thanks to the long list of features and tools that have been integrated. If you are wondering how to set up Outlook to be able to access your third party email account, for example SBCglobal, the process is quite simple. A comprehensive guide on how to set up Outlook with SBCglobal is given below.
- Open the Outlook program in your computer.
- Click on Tools from the main menu bar. From the options, select Email Accounts.
- From the menu that pops up, select Add a new email account. Click on the Next button to initiate email account configuration.
- When prompted to select the type of email to be used, select
- In the Name field, enter a proffered name that should be shown on all outgoing emails.
- In the Email Address field, enter your SBCglobal email address. Remember to enter the full email address, not just the username.
- Next, you will be asked to enter the Server Information. Enter the same without errors. Choose POP3 in the Incoming Mail Server field, and set the address as att.yahoo.com. The Outgoing Mail Server should be set to smtp.att.yahoo.com.
- When asked to provide the details, enter the SBCglobal account’s Username and Re-enter the password when asked to confirm.
- You can choose to sign in to this account automatically by placing a checkmark in the box labeled Remember password.
- Complete the setup process of the wizard by clicking on the Next Once done, click on Finish.
- Click on the name of the account you just created and then click on the Properties button you see on the right side.
- Click on the Advanced tab to open it.
- In the window, set the Outgoing Server port number to 465. Place a check mark in the box that is labeled This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
- Similarly, set the Incoming Server port number to 995 and place a check mark in the box that is labeled This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
- Click on OK and then Close to complete the setup and exit the email setup wizard.
That’s it. Restart Outlook to apply the changes and start accessing emails from the SBCglobal email provider.