Setting Up Microsoft Outlook For Your Bellsouth Email Account

Most of the business professionals use Outlook as their primary email application. This is because more than being an email application, Outlook also comprises of features that help the users to store their personal information. These features such as calendar, journals, note taking etc. enable the users to organize and remember their important events, tasks as well as appointments. Hence, Outlook is also termed as a personal information manager. The information is stored in files named as personal storage tables whereas Outlook Address Books store the contact information of the users.

If you are using BellSouth as your Internet Service Provider (ISP), you might have got a free email account along with the subscription. You can use this email account and access mails in Microsoft Outlook. The advantage of using a BellSouth account is that it provides you the option of enabling POP3 access in Outlook for free.

You can try the following instructions for the Outlook email setup for your BellSouth email account before contacting the technical support:

  • In the first step, you need to open Microsoft Outlook 2007 in your computer. Now, select the Tools option followed by Account Settings.
  • Now, you can choose the New option from the Email tab. Go to the Add New E-mail Account dialog box and select the following options in order: Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP. Now, click Next.
  • In the next step, you need to choose the option Manually configure server settings or additional server types checkbox and then click on Next.
  • Now, select the Internet Email radio button, followed by Next, and then enter your name and your BellSouth email address under the User Information section. If you have any queries, you can also contact Outlook tech support to know more about the Outlook email setup.
  • Now, select POP3 as your account type under the option Server Information and enter mail.bellsouth.net in both the boxes- Incoming Mail Server (POP3) and Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP).
  • In the Username and Password fields, you need to enter your full BellSouth email address and password, and then check the Remember Password checkbox. Now, chose the option More Settings, Outgoing tab followed by the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox.
  • In the final step, you need to select Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button, and select OK. Now, click Next followed by Finish.

You would be able to configure Microsoft Outlook to your BellSouth email account with the help of this procedure. For more information, please contact our technical support.
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