iPhone - AT&T mail setup

Set up iPhone AT&T

On this page you'll find the AT&T mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for AT&T, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your AT&T email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

Name: your name
Email: your AT&T email-address
Password: your AT&T email-password
Description: enter "AT&T"

5 Choose imap under incoming mail server and enter the following information:

Hostname: imap.mai.att.net
Username: email
Password: your email-password

6 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:

Hostname: smtp.mail.att.net
Username: email
Password: your email-password

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.mail.att.net and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 465

10 Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: imap.mai.att.net

11 Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!

Question and Answer

  • I cannot get my important emails! It kept asking to login! As the imap username and password is needed!. I do not have that imap pop! I have important time sensitive message I cannot get to! Thank you!

    1 week ago
  • how do you find password

    2 weeks ago
  • Please verify this information from this page: Incoming server imap.mai.att.net imap.mai? should be imap.mail?

    1 month ago
  • Not receiving email on iphone 8, keep receiving this message " CANNOT GET MAIL - the user name or password for imap.mail.att.net is incorrect." My pc and ipad are receiving emails.

    2 months ago
  • I have an iPhone 6 my att.net was working great but recently it stop working and an error occurs to check my server

    2 months ago
  • ATT locked my account then I tried to change password, kept getting message "CANNOT GET MAIL - the user name or password for imap.mail.att.net is incorrect. Finally just deleted my email account. Still get that message when I try to set it up again. These instructions don't exactly match my iPhone 6. Obviously you can't respond to the above email cause I can't get to it!! dwilson@buyfromjulio.com

    2 months ago
  • I am not getting email on my iPhone. I went to Settings, to Mail ... But I do not see add an account?

    2 months ago
  • I cannot send or receive from desktop or phone, I have checked settings and reset password it was not working last night then it was working this morning now its not working again, suggestions

    3 months ago
  • How do I find e-mail password for sub account beva22@att.net

    5 months ago
  • Can not get on. Can not get password. we change to comcast in Oct. but we kept are email att.net. My wife work find but my email does not work would like to see my old emails. fszakowski@att.net password ashley86. Please help. Thank You

    5 months ago

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Mail settings AT&T

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server imap.mai.att.net
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.mail.att.net
Outgoing port 465
Requires sign-in yes