In order to be able to make full use of SBCglobal email, it is often necessary to know the applicable email server settings. Indeed, many of the people who carry out searches related to SBCglobal.net turn out to be folks who are interested in accessing the SBCglobal email server settings. The SBCglobal email is one of the email domains offered by AT&T (alongside others like att.net, bellsouth.net, flash.net, prodigy.net, pacbell.net and snet.net). As far as email server settings go, it is worth noting that for each of these email domains under the AT&T stable, there is a POP Server/Port setting and a SMTP Server/Port setting. For each, there is also a POP3 user ID/username setting, with all the email services being under the POP3 protocol. Our focus here will, however, be specifically on SBCglobal email: as we try to identify the applicable email server settings.
SBCglobal email server domain setting
The email server domain setting for SBCglobal email is simply sbcglobal.net.
SBCglobal POP Server/Port setting
The POP Server/Port setting for SBCglobal is inbound.att.net/995 (with 995 being the port).
SBCglobal SMTP server/port setting
The SMTP Server/Port setting for SBCglobal is outbound.att.net/465 (with 465 being the port).
SBCglobal POP3 user ID/username
The applicable POP3 user ID/username for SBCglobal takes the format of customerID@sbcglobal.net.
On the question of whether SBCglobal requires SSL
SBCglobal.net mail does indeed require SSL. As a matter of general knowledge, it is worth noting that all email domains under the AT&T stable require SSL, and not just SBCglobal.
On the question of the protocol type for SBCglobal
The applicable protocol type for SBCglobal is POP3.
Where the SBCglobal email server settings are likely to be useful
You are likely to find these SBCglobal email server settings useful whenever you are trying to set up your email program. These settings can also be useful when you are trying to verify your email program.
It is worth noting that the settings we have explored are specifically for email servers. If you are using an email client such as Microsoft Outlook or Mac OSX mail, there are different procedures to be followed when either setting up or verifying the email program.
Where to go for further help
For further help on matters to do with these settings, the best place to go would be the email support section of AT&T support. There, you can find the applicable settings for the other domains under the AT&T, besides the SBCglobal.net domain.
Links to get you going
SBCglobal login page
AT&T email settings support: