Some infuriated users on different complaint forum have mentioned that they are not being able to send the mails from their SBC account after switching from MacBook to windows. They don’t know the exact cause of this problem. Let’s discuss this in details along with the steps to resolve it.
There are plenty of users who use SBCGlobal mail on a routine basis on their MacBook and Macs. The numbers are also good for windows users. The important task why people switch on their computer is to read and send the emails. When we talk of email, SBCGlobal mail is one of the most popular mails used by millions of users. Some people when tried to access mail on windows OS, they find a problem in accessing it.
There have been lots of amazing features and advancement seen in the updated version of OS to OS X Lion. People find it easy to use the upgraded version of OS as it is simplified and lighter than earlier. If you compare it with Outlook, then it is a bit easier than that. On apple mail program, you can easily configure the email account of your choice. It can be SBCGlobal, Roadrunner, Frontier, Gmail, and Yahoo. The program will automatically fetch the information from the server and get them displayed on the screen. The hectic of browsing different websites for opening different email account is now replaced with a single mail program coming pre-installed on Apple devices. You can configure either IMAP or POP3 account type on your device. Rather, you don’t find any need to contact email expert for setting up outgoing mail server address and respective port numbers. Everything will be fetched by the email program itself. Suddenly, some people have started getting the problem in sending the emails.
They have tried to tune-up the issue but find no concrete solution for it. They have even tried force shutdown, rebooting and reopening of email but they have come to no conclusion. In the end, they have deregistered their account and re-registered on the server.
There is a need to apply some changes to the incoming as well as an outgoing server of your SBCGlobal mail after which you can use the account seamlessly. The steps are discussed here as under:
- The incoming mail server is to be changed from pop.att.yahoo.com to imap.mail.yahoo.com
- Outgoing mail server also edited from Smtp.att.yahoo to sbcglobal.net.
- Port number: Change the port number to 993 from 995.
There are chances that the email service provider might have sent the notifications in this regard on registered mail address but users didn’t pay attention to it. It is important to check the emails sent by AT&T after timely intervals.
At last, we want to mention here that if you are using SBCGlobal email account on MacBook or MacPro and getting the problem in sending or receiving the mail, then you must delete the account and re-add it. In this way, you can restore all the things and start sending emails from your account. If the problem is still at large or you have any doubt, then feel free to contact SBCGlobal mail support team. The team of experts will help you in getting rid of this problem.