SBCGlobal email can be easily configured with MS Outlook 2016. Although there is a series of steps that you will have to perform, if you’d follow the steps in the right way, then you will be able to configure SBCGlobal email with Outlook 2016.
SBCGlobal email works smoothly with Outlook 2016, but in order to make it work that way, you will have to perform the steps to configure both these email accounts in the right manner. The following steps are going to work for only MS Outlook 2016, so make sure you are using 2016 version of Outlook. Not sure about the Outlook version you are using, get in touch with email help and support providers.
Add or edit SBCGlobal email account:
- In order to set up an SBCGlobal email account, click ‘File’ on the top of the screen followed by ‘add account’ in MS Outlook.
- If you have already tried adding SBCGlobal email in the past, then click the option named ‘account settings’ followed by ‘set up more connections or change settings for this email account’. You don’t have to perform 2nd and 3rd steps now.
Setting up a new email account manually:
- You will have to enable ‘manual setup or additional server types’, which you can do by clicking the radio button given opposite to the option.
- Click ‘Next’.
Select your email account type:
- Select IMAP or POP option by clicking radio button given corresponding to it.
- Now, click ‘Next’.
Modifying an existing email account:
- If you were trying to configure your SBCGlobal email account, but haven’t succeeded, then you need to click on that email account followed by clicking ‘change’ button.
You should take all the necessary backup before deleting your SBCGlobal email account because if you don’t take the backup, then all your messages and other important data will be lost. For that, you can get in touch with email help and support providers.
Configure general settings of SBCGlobal email account
- Enter your name that you want your contacts to see after they receive emails from you.
- Enter your SBCGlobal email ID.
- Select either POP3 or IMAP in the account type. If you want to sync your SBCGlobal email across different devices, then choose IMAP.
Incoming Email Server: Use ‘mail.yourdomainname.com’ when using (non-SSL) and use ‘host.yourdomainname.com’ when using SSL.
Outgoing Email Server: Use ‘mail.yourdomainname.com’ when using non-SSL and use ‘host.yourdomainname.com’ when using SSL.
Username: Type in your SBCGlobal email address.
Password: Enter the password for your SBCGlobal email account.
Uncheck ‘require logon using SPA’ option.
Configure Outgoing Email Server Settings
- Click option named ‘more settings’ followed by clicking ‘outgoing server’ tab.
- Check the option named ‘SMTP requires authentication’.
- Enable the option named ‘use same settings as my incoming mail server’.
- Disable this option: ‘log onto incoming email server before sending email’. You will only see this option if SBCGlobal email is configured using POP3.
- Select ‘advanced’ tab followed by selecting ‘more settings’ window.
Configure Port & Encryption
- Incoming Server (IMAP): 143 for non-SSL and 993 for TLS/SSL.
- Use the following type of encrypted connection: Select ‘None’ for non-SSL and select ‘TLS’ for TLS/SSL.
- Outgoing Server (SMTP): Enter ‘587’ for non-SSL or ‘465’ for TLS/SSL and ‘25’.
- Use the following type of encrypted connection: Use ‘None’ for non-SSL and use TLS’ for ‘TLS/SSL’ ‘.
Check if the settings work or not
You can check the settings by sending a test mail from your other email ID to this SBCGlobal email. If the email is received and you are able to read it as it is, then the settings are right. You can also send an email from SBCGlobal email to any of your email IDs.