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There is a growing trend among mobile users which indicates that people are quickly shifting from using computers to access the internet to use their mobile phones. People find it easier to use their mobiles especially when it comes to sending and receiving emails on the go. This article will give you a general idea about how to add your AT&T webmail account to an iPhone so that you can access your emails whenever you want.
You can also call the AT&T customer service number and speak to a customer service representative to get a better idea about the different features available when using AT&T on your iPhone.
AT&T, which gets its name for the original American Telephone and Telegraph Company, is the world’s largest telecommunications company. The company recently collaborated with Yahoo in order to take over its email administration. AT&T slowly migrated all its users that had AT&T email addresses so that they could begin using the new AT&T Yahoo Webmail system. This includes users that have an email address ending with ‘@att.net’. It also includes all legacy “baby bell” addresses such as @sbcglobal.net and @bellsouth.net. The migration of all AT&T email address was completed by July 2013.
Steps to Add AT&T Webmail to an iPhone
AT&T users will find that the steps to set up an AT&T email account on an iPhone is actually quite straightforward and simple. The main thing that is required is for you to have all your account details ready, such as AT&T email password, username, and your email address. Once you have all this information you can refer to the steps given below to add your AT&T webmail account to your iPhone:
- Open the settings on your iPhone by clicking the “Settings” icon.
- Click the option that reads, “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”.
- To add the AT&T account, press the option “Add Account”.
- Go through the list of webmail services and select “Yahoo”.
- Enter your name, AT&T email ID and the current password.
- You can also add a description to the account, such as “AT&T Mail”.
- Double check the account info you entered and select “Save”.
- Click the “Home” button on the phone to return to the main iPhone screen.
Now you can simply swipe right or left to locate the Mail icon and launch the email application on your phone. The application will automatically display all your AT&T emails and contacts.
Users should note that the steps mentioned in this article are only applicable on iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1. If you are using another model of iPhone with a different iOS version you may need to follow a different process if you want to set up your account. If you find it difficult to complete any of these steps you can call the ATT customer care and ask for additional technical assistance. AT&T experts are available 24 hours a day to help you clarify any doubt about your account.
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