A guidebook to managing SBCGlobal.net email settings

Get to know the required SBCGlobal.net email settings related to both incoming (IMAP) and outgoing (SMTP) email servers for efficient management.

AT&T was introduced as a brand in the telecommunication industry and soon after it started leaving its’ mark in the global market. But as technology advanced, the enterprise began to look for opportunities that had the capabilities of bringing the two closer.

And from that, the association with SBCGlobal was given life. Even though SBCGlobal was a successful email provider, it reported distinctive efficiency in its services after it went into business with AT&T because there were two established brands that decided on coming together for a greater good.

One very significant thing you should know is that all the email addresses were offered by SBCGlobal post-confirmation of the association and that also compelled the brand to offer email accounts to each one of the AT&T users.

Here, in this read, we’ll be talking about SBCGlobal.net email settings regarding both incoming (IMAP/POP) and outgoing servers (SMTP), along with steps to configure the ATT email login server settings or SBCGlobal net email settings on Mac and Windows (Outlook).

Reading on, you’d be able to understand the settings adjustments that users should consider configuring for having an improved experience with their SBCGlobal email accounts. Thus, let’s move on to learning the significant details for the same.

Incoming and outgoing SBCGlobal email settings

The ATT mail server settings or the SBCGlobal net email settings for incoming and outgoing emails can help you configure your SBCGlobal email account on all the platforms including specific email applications (for instance Outlook, Thunderbird, and the like). But, before we tell you about the settings, you should know that having the correct setting plays a very significant role in avoiding email errors and making your time on the email worthwhile. Thus, move on to understand the settings required for an efficient email experience.

IMAP/POP email settings for SBCGlobal accounts

This part of the read has been created to help you adjust your IMAP and POP settings so that your SBCGlobal email account or the Att.net Email Login account is fully configured and further can be used to configure email applications.

The IMAP/POP and SMTP SBCGlobal.net email settings

  1. Begin with launching the email application you want to work with and to configure it with your email, go to the “settings” menu.
  2. Head to “Accounts” and hit on “Add Account”, move to choose the email link and hit on the “Other Providers” tab link.
  3. Now, you’ll have to type in the required details, especially the account credentials (username and password) of the email you want to add.
  4. Once you’ve filled in the data, get into the “Manual Setup” and choose the “Manual Settings” to adjust the following:
  • Type in your valid username and the correct password
  • Type in the POP3 server- “pop.att.yahoo.com”
  • Put in “995” for the Port
  • Hit on “Next” and type in SMTP- “smtp.att.yahoo.com”
  • Put in “465” for the Port
  • Type the credentials again to reconfirm their validity
  • Place your hit on the “Next” link and save the settings.

Learn to configure the SBCGlobal.net email settings on Mac

Well, as it is clear by the title, you can configure your Att yahoo mail login server settings or ATT mail server settings on your Mac device. All you have to do is keep up with the steps that are mentioned in the below section:

  1. Launch the email application on your Mac and head into the “Add Account” option at the top.
  2. Choose “SBCGlobal” from the configuration list but if you don’t have it there, go for “Other Mail Account” to begin the manual setup.
  3. Provide that asked data including your name, the SBCGlobal email address, email password and other said details.
  4. Now, all you have to do is adjust the email settings as given below:
  • Username and Password for your email account to initiate the SBCGlobal.net email settings procedure on Mac.
  • Depending on your choice among IMAP and POP, choose your account type (change the default setting from IMAP to POP).
  • If you do not change the default IMAP setting, make sure the incoming mail server hostname is “imap.mail.att.net” and the outgoing mail server hostname is “smtp.mail.att.net”.
  • You might receive an error message that reads “Unable to verify account name or password”, you’d have to ignore it and move forward.
  • Then ignore the “two servers” prompt if you get it, and place your hit on the “Continue” option.
  • Conclude the Mac configuration for SBCGlobal email settings by choosing the applications that you want to associate with your email account and hit on the “Done” tab link.

Configure the SBCGlobal.net email settings on Windows

Here, learn the configuration for your SBCGlobal email account on your Windows device (Outlook 2007):

  1. Get into the email application, head to the “tools” menu and hit on the “Account Settings”.
  2. Hit on the “New” option and settle on the account type you want to choose from “IMAP” or “POP”.
  3. Choose the tab reading “Next”> “Manually configure server settings or additional server types”> “Next”.
  4. Head towards “Internet Email” and then go on to hit the option reading “Next”.
  5. Feed-in the details required to adjust the SBCGlobal settings including your username, password, type of account, and the like, and then move on to “More Settings”.
  6. It is time to hit on “My Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication” and move to place your hit on the “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” tab link.
  7. Now, tap on the option that reads “Advanced Tab” and fill up the incoming and outgoing SBCGlobal.net email settings.

Journey through the setting requirements

This part of the read is prepared to be a small reminder of the settings that you’d have to ensure at the time of configuring SBCGlobal email settings on your devices or any email application.

Incoming server settings

  • SBCGlobal Mail account type: IMAP
  • SBCGlobal Mail username: Your email address
  • SBCGlobal Mail password: Your email password
  • SBCGlobal Mail hostname: mail.att.net
  • SBCGlobal Mail server port: 993
  • SBCGlobal Mail TLS/SSL required: Yes
  • SBCGlobal Mail authentication required:Yes

Outgoing server settings

  • SBCGlobal Mail account type: IMAP
  • SBCGlobal Mail username: Your email address
  • SBCGlobal Mail password: Your email password
  • SBCGlobal Mail hostname: mail.att.net
  • SBCGlobal Mail server port: 465
  • SBCGlobal Mail TLS/SSL required: Yes
  • SBCGlobal Mail authentication required:Yes


The detailed read above has been carefully created to familiarize you with SBCGlobal.net email settings that have some pre-determined requirements to be adjusted.

Reading through the above information masterpiece, you’ve learned about the steps that you are required to undergo to configure your SBCGlobal email account on your Mac and Windows devices for Outlook (an email application).

Learn about IMAP (or the incoming email server) and SMTP (or the outgoing email server) settings and follow through to adjust and manage settings on SBCGlobal for an improved email experience.