Settings for BellSouth Mail for the iPhone

By Maya Walker

Verify your BellSouth information if email setup fails.
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The iPhone allows you to set up several email accounts on the phone for access to your emails from any location with an active cellular data or Wi-Fi connection. The emails are accessible through the phone's Mail application. Proper setup of the account even gives you the ability to send email messages from your iPhone. Setup is a one-time occurrence unless you change your BellSouth Mail username or password.

Step 1

Press the Home button on the iPhone to view the Home screen. Enter your phone's passcode if the screen is locked.

Step 2

Tap “Settings,” then tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars.”

Step 3

Tap “Add Account,” then tap “Other.” Tap “Add Mail Account.”

Step 4

Enter your BellSouth email account's information in the indicated fields. Enter a name to identify the email account in the “Description” field. Tap “Next.”

Step 5

Tap “POP.” Enter “” in the “Host Name” field under the Incoming Mail Server header.

Step 6

Enter “” in the “Host Name” field under the Outgoing Mail Server header.

Step 7

Enter your entire BellSouth email address and password in the “User Name” and “Password” fields under each header. Tap “Save” to add the email account to your phone.