Set up or update AT&T email - Microsoft Outlook 2007

Learn how to set up your AT&T email, update your email settings, or add your secure mail key for Microsoft Outlook 2013.

Secure mail keys, email program setup, or updates

Get a secure mail key

A security upgrade is coming to AT&T email. If you use Outlook for email, you’ll have to update your email settings. Learn more about the security upgrade.

Be sure to create a secure mail key to set up or update your AT&T email in Outlook 2007.

Set up Outlook 2007 for AT&T email

Use these steps to set up your email for the first time or on a new computer.
  1. In Outlook, select Tools > Account Settings.
  2. Select New
  3. Choose Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, then select Next.
  4. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, then select Next.
  5. Complete your User Information:
    • Enter your name as you want it to display to others.
    • Enter your full AT&T email address.
  6. Complete the Server Information:
    • Account Type - Select IMAP or POP3.
    • Incoming mail server - Enter (IMAP) or (POP3).
    • Outgoing mail server - Enter (IMAP) or (POP3).
  7. Complete the Logon Information:
    • User name - Enter your full email address. 
    • Password - Enter or paste your secure mail key.
    • Check Remember password and Require logon using Secure Password Authentication.

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  8. Select More Settings.
  9. Complete Outgoing Server info:
    • Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
    • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  10. Complete Advanced info:
    • Incoming server - Enter 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP3).
    • Check This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
    • Outgoing server - 465 (IMAP and POP3).
    • Use the following type of encrypted connection - Choose SSL.
  11. Select OK, Next, and then Finish.

Verify or update settings for AT&T email

If you already have email setup, but you just need to update your email account with your secure mail key, we’ve got you covered.
  1. Select Tools > Account Settings.
  2. Choose your AT&T email and select Change
  3. Confirm or enter the following IMAP or POP Server Information:
    • Incoming mail server: (IMAP) or (POP3) 
    • Outgoing mail server: (IMAP) or (POP3)
  4. Check your User Name (full AT&T email address). 
  5. In password, enter or paste your secure mail key and select Remember password
  6. Select Next. Outlook will test your account settings. 
  7. Select Close, then Finish.

Last updated: December 7, 2022

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