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Setting up Email Acct with Iphone

Unable to set up a bellsouth.net email acct with my Iphone-although I am able to set up accts with yahoo...gmail, etc. Error message is SMTP server mail.bellsouth.net is not responding, check network connection.

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  • rwbsb Jan 11, 2009

    I have bellsouth.net but if my email account is active on iphone it does not work on pc. If I disable it on iphone it starts working on pc again??? Also most of the time I canno send from iphone at all. I switched to yahoo email which works fine either way but would rather use my bellsouth. Any suggestions?

    Thanks Rob

  • MissPrissRA Jan 22, 2009

    I cannot connect my bellsouth account with my iphone, however, it works with my yahoo and aol account.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    On my iPad and iPhone

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    server set up

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    since setting up a gmail acct with google maps i cannot access my yahoo mail

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Well to the first person unfortunatly the bellsouth email system is not yet designed to work with the 3g network so you would have to turn that off to use bellsouth.

Also for all of you need to remember that both Yahoo and AOL email work with the IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol. It is a method of accessing electronic mail or bulletin board messages that are kept on a (possibly shared) mail server. In other words, it permits a "client" email program to access remote message stores as if they were local. For example, email stored on an IMAP server can be manipulated from a desktop computer at home, a workstation at the office, and a notebook computer while traveling, without the need to transfer messages or files back and forth between these computers.

where as the bellsouth system is a POP system. what the means is that when you check your email client on either the computer or the phone it is actually pulling the mail from the bellsouth server to the respective devices and deleting the email unless you have both set to leave a copy on the bellsouth server.

and again the sending and recieving issues with bell south is due to the 3g network

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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