8 Steps To Configure SBCGlobal email on Android & iPhone

Every email service provider is known for offering something unique to its users in order to thrive in this competitive industry. While some providers are providing huge storage space and multiple security features, other email service providers are gaining the trust of the users because of the big reputed brand behind them.

configure sbcglobal with android

Among these wide ranges of email service providers, one of the renowned email services is SBC Global Email (Southwestern Bell Company Email). The company has been in the email business for years. After it took over AT&T, SBCGlobal changed its name to AT&T Inc.

Last year when AT&T partnered with Yahoo Mail to share the latter’s platform, it creates a lot of confusion among users regarding their SBCGlobal email account. Users were concerned as to how they will be able to access their SBCGlobal email account post the merging of the AT&T email section with Yahoo Mail. The company stated complete information on various steps to merge the SBCGlobal email account with the Yahoo Mail platform.

If you have merged your SBCGlobal email account with Yahoo and you are trying to configure your account on your Android or iPhone, you can do so easily by following the step-by-step instructions provided below in this guide.

NOTE: In order to configure your SBCGlobal mail account on iPhone and Android, you will need SBCGlobal email settings for the particular platform. We have provided the complete configuration settings information for Android and iPhone.

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SBCGlobal Email Settings (IMAP)

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server

  • Server:mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 993
  • Requires SSL: Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server:mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Requires authentication: Yes

Your login info

  • Email address: Your complete email address
  • Password: Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication: Yes

SBCGlobal Email Settings (POP)

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server

  • Server:mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 995
  • Requires SSL: Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server:mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Required TLS: Yes (If available)
  • Requires authentication: Yes

Your login info

  • Email address: Your complete email address
  • Password: Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication: Yes

Considering that the AT&T Mail section is being managed by Yahoo Mail, you are most likely to configure your SBCGlobal email account on iPhone or Android using the above-given settings, however, if you are unable to do so, you can use the following AT&T email settings instead of above-mentioned.

EMAIL PROTOCOLINBOUND SERVERINBOUND PORTSSLOUTBOUND SERVEROUTBOUND PORT
IMAPimap.mail.att.net 993Yessmtp.mail.att.net465 or 587
POP3Inbound.att.net995Yesoutbound.att.net465

Steps to Configure SBCGlobal Email on Android

  1. Launch the Gmail App on your Android device. This will open the Gmail account linked to your Android mobile device.
  2. In the Gmail application, you will need to tap on the Menu bar icon (three horizontal lines) located in the upper-left corner of your Gmail account’s screen.
  3. Now, under the menu bar, you will need to tap on the Down Arrow icon located just next to your Gmail address.
  4. Next, you will need to tap on the Add account option. This will direct you to a new screen on your Android device. On the next screen, you will be prompted with a list of multiple email service providers.
  5. From this list, you will need to tap on the “Other” option and wait until you are directed to the next screen. Once you are on the next screen, you will be asked to enter your email address.
  6. Enter your email password in the prompted field, tap on the NEXT button or MANUAL SETUP option. You will be directed to the next screen.
  7. On the next screen, you will need to select from the given options –
    • Personal (POP3)
    • Personal (IMAP)
    • Exchange
  8. Select the Personal (POP3) option and click on the Next button. You will be prompted to enter a password for your account.
  9. After entering the password, click on the Next button. You will be directed to the next screen where you will be prompted to provide Internet Server Settings followed by Outgoing server settings.
    • For Incoming Server Settings, you will need to enter “mail.yahoo.com” in the provided field and click on the Next button.
    • For Outgoing Server Settings, you will need to enter “mail.yahoo.com” in the provided field and click on the Next button.
  10. Considering that you would have done everything correctly, you should direct to the next screen where you would be able to assign your Display/Account Name. Make sure to label them appropriately, especially if you wish to add more email accounts in the future. After that, simply wait for your emails to get loaded.
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Steps to Configure SBCGlobal Email on iPhone

  1. On your iPhone, tap on the Settings app icon and select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.
  2. Now, under Mail, Contacts, and Calendars, you will need to tap on the Accounts and then on the Add Account option.
  3. Now, to set up your SBCGlobal Mail account (using IMAP), you will need to click on the Other option.
  4. Next, you will need to tap on the Add Mail Account option and enter your information as provided below.
    • Name: Enter your name
    • Address: Enter your complete Yahoo Mail address
    • Password: Enter your Yahoo Mail password
    • Description: Enter a description for your Yahoo Mail as per your preference.
  5. Once you are done entering the information, tap on the Next button. 5.) Then, from the given options on your screen, you will need to select the IMAP tab and enter the information mentioned below:
    • Name: Enter your name (if empty)
    • Address: Enter your complete Yahoo Mail address (if empty)
    • Description: Enter a description for your Yahoo Mail as per your preference (if empty).

Incoming Mail Server

  • Host Name:mail.yahoo.com
  • User Name: Enter your Yahoo mail username
  • Password: Enter your Yahoo mail password
  1. After entering this information, tap on the Next button. 6.) After that, you will need to enter information for the Outgoing Mail Server as mentioned below- Outgoing Mail Server
    • Host Name: mail.yahoo.com
    • User Name: Enter your Yahoo mail username (Optional)
    • Password: Enter your Yahoo mail password (Optional)

Then, tap on the Next button.

  1. After entering all the above information as instructed, wait until the verification process gets finished. When it gets completed, select both Mail and Notes options on the next screen.
  2. Then finally tap on the Save option. Your SBCGlobal Mail account will be configured on your iPhone.

So, this is how you can easily configure your SBCGlobal Email with your iPhone or Android device.

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