1. produffer's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me out to configure the email settings for bellsouth email. I put the mail.bellsouth.net for incoming and it works but it doesn't work for the outgoing smtp. I've unchecked the "require sign in" and security is "none"
    02-11-2010 03:24 PM
  2. benlevy's Avatar
    I could not get it to work no matter what I tried. Bellsouth = AT&T = iphone, so they aren't going to be real helpful. I ended up setting up a gmail account, configure it to grab my bellsouth email, and to send with my bellsouth address as the reply to. Works good so far...
    05-26-2010 02:08 PM
  3. THLM's Avatar
    Sorry for posting this multiple times in different threads, but I think it can help many people that like me were clueless as to how to set up their Bellsouth emails on their android devices.

    I found the solution in androidforums.com. Here's the link (go to the las post at the bottom): Bellsouth Email Settings? - Android Forums

    Basically, this is what I did:
    Incoming mail server type: POP3
    Incoming (POP): pop.att.yahoo.com
    Incoming User Name: Full AT&T email address, including domain (e.g. yourname @ bellsouth.net, but without the spaces... the forum won't let me type it correctly because I'm new here)
    Incoming mail port #: 995, secure connection (SSL) checked

    Outgoing (SMTP): smtp.att.yahoo.com, with authentication (same user and password as POP)
    Outgoing User Name: Full AT&T email address, including domain (e.g. yourname @ bellsouth.net)
    Outgoing mail port # 465, secure connection (SSL) checked

    I was connected to wifi at the time I set it up.

    Good luck!
    claireletard and teeg39 like this.
    09-16-2010 10:51 AM
  4. claireletard's Avatar
    this worked perfectly - thank you!
    07-26-2012 08:44 PM
  5. Deitra Shoemaker's Avatar
    I cannot get my new android to sync with my bellsouth email account, even when i follow the instruction for doing it manually. it says: set up could not finish. server not responding. java.net. scoket timeout excepction: connection timed out.
    Any ideas what to do?
    12-16-2012 03:21 PM
  6. teeg39's Avatar
    You are a lifesaver. Been working on this for hours before I found your post and I wasn't going to bed till I found the answer. Thanks.
    04-13-2013 01:53 AM
  7. Tamra Swafford's Avatar
    This worked like a charm. Thank you for your posting.
    08-16-2014 03:33 PM