Bellsouth Email- Steps To Log In, Email Settings and Login Issues

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Updated On November 16, 2023

Fewer Bellsouth email users know that it is a subsidiary of the AT&T telecommunication company since 2006. Bellsouth company is not only a well-known email service provider, but it also offers high-speed internet services across several countries; that’s the reason this email service is hugely popular even now.

Also, there has been confusion always that Bellsouth email no longer exists; however, that is partly true as the Bellsouth email users can still access their accounts through the AT&T platform as it is a part of the AT&T family for a long time now. Additionally, AT&T views Bellsouth users as ‘legacy’ customers, hence it lets them use their email account without changing the User ID or password.

So, if you are still using your Bellsouth email account, this guide will talk about the right steps to log in to your Bellsouth account and the login issues that you might encounter on the way. 

3 Steps to Log In to BellSouth Email

If you are looking for BellSouth Email login page, you may not be able to find it as the email service is accessible through AT&T; so here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Follow this link to go to the AT&T login page-
  2. Enter your Bellsouth User ID in the first blank and then enter the Password and finally click on the ‘Sign in’ button to log in to your Bellsouth email account.
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Yahoo and AT&T have merged their email services and as Bellsouth is now managed by AT&T, you can sign in using any of the following links- AT&T Login- or  Yahoo Mail-

So, now you no longer need to look for page to login to your Bellsouth email account.

Also, watch this video:

Important Email Settings to Log In to Bellsouth on a Third-Party Email Service

You can also set up your Bellsouth email account on a third-party email service such as Outlook but to log in through it, you will need to enter certain settings like IMAP or POP depending on the protocol you are using; the settings have been listed below:

Account typePOP3IMAP
Incoming Mail
Port number995993
Outgoing Mail
Port number465587
Encryption SecuritySSLSSL

Issues that May Pop Up When you Log In to Bellsouth Email

You may not be able to successfully log in to your Bellsouth email account every time you want to; there can be several reasons for that such as you don’t remember the username or the password. Also, if you were inactive for more than 6 months, your Bellsouth email may get locked; so here we will look at some reasons why you can’t log in to your Bellsouth email account:

1. Bellsouth Email is Down

If the servers at Bellsouth email are down, you won’t be able to log in to your account till the issues get fixed. So, in this case, you just need to wait as the problem will get fixed on its own, and you can’t do anything in this case.

2. Login Page is not Responding

If the internet is slow or is offering poor connectivity, the Bellsouth login page will load slowly or will not load at all. You can check this by opening some other websites using your internet so that you can be sure that your internet is down; switch to a better network if you can or just wait. 

3. Incorrect Username or Password

The most common reason why you are not able to log in to the Bellsouth email account is due to entering incorrect username or password; you can fix this by resetting it.

4. Hacked Bellsouth Email Account

If the hacker has changed the password of your email account, you will not be allowed to log in to your Bellsouth email account; the only option left is to quickly reset your password. 

5. Locked Bellsouth Email Account

If you have made several login attempts using the wrong Bellsouth email password, your account can get locked and you won’t be able to log in for security reasons. To fix this, just wait for some hours and then reset your password; try to log in again.

To fix the various Bellsouth login issues, you can reset your password using the steps listed further; apart from that, use a fast internet, clear the cache, cookies, and history of your browser, restart your device, and you will be good to go.

Fix BellSouth Email Login Issue by Resetting Password

The most common reason for not being able to log in to your Bellsouth email account is not entering the correct password; over time users tend to forget the passwords of their email accounts that they don’t use very often. Firstly, to avoid getting into such a complex situation in the first place, you should always note down all your passwords in a safer place. 

But if unfortunately, you are facing this situation where you don’t remember the correct password or someone else has changed the password of your Bellsouth email account making it inaccessible, you can simply reset it using the given steps:

  1. Visit AT&T Password Reset Link, and you will be directed to the ‘Find your Password’ page.
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  1. Enter your Bellsouth User ID & your last name in their respective fields and click ‘Continue’.
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  1. Next, you will get two options to get a ‘Temporary Password’ i.e. via text or email.
  2. After you get the temporary password, type it in the given space and then click on ‘Continue’.
  3. After you are allowed to sign in to your Bellsouth email account, you can simply change the password.

Author: Manpreet Kaur Sandhu