Get a free AT&T email address

Want a new email address? You can create an AT&T Mail account at in minutes - even if you don’t have service from AT&T.

Set up an email account

  1. Go to and select Sign In.
  2. Choose Create AT&T Account.
  3. Enter your wireless number and ZIP Code. We'll text you a confirmation code.
  4. Enter the code and select Continue.
  5. Complete the info to create your new AT&T email address and password.
  6. Enter your profile info and security questions and answers.
  7. Follow the prompts to verify your account.
  8. Print or copy your email address, password, and security questions info, in case you forget your password.
  9. Select Continue when you see the confirmation page.

Good to know: Your email address works as a user ID in myAT&T so you can manage your mail account profile. You may see your user ID referred to as an AT&T user ID or a Member ID email address.

Have an AT&T service like internet or U-verse® TV? Learn how to set up an AT&T email if you’re an account owner.

Password reset options
Want an easy way to reset your password if you forget it? If you:

Benefits of a free AT&T Mail account

Once you set up your AT&T Mail account, you can:

  • Check your email or customize your home page at
  • Organize your contacts and stay on top of things with the calendar
  • Stay informed with the latest news, stocks, weather, and sports
  • Access movies, concerts, and more

Learn how email works for you

Heads up: Although you get a lot of great stuff with your free email address, you won’t be able to create subaccounts or access live customer support.

Want help for email-related issues? Try our online email support.

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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