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How to Set Up SBCGlobal Email in Gmail: Step-by-Step Guide

If you're using an SBCGlobal email account and would like to access your emails through Gmail, you're in luck! Setting up SBCGlobal email in Gmail is actually fairly simple, and we'll walk you through the process in this blog post.

Before we get started, let's briefly discuss what SBCGlobal email is. SBCGlobal is an email service provider that was once owned by AT&T. However, in 2017, AT&T merged with Yahoo, and as a result, SBCGlobal email accounts are now managed by Yahoo. Despite this change, SBCGlobal email addresses still end in "".

Step 1: Go to Settings in Gmail after opening it.

You must first navigate to the settings in Gmail after opening it.

Step 2: Click on the "Accounts and Import" Tab

Choose "Accounts and Import" from the menu once you're in the settings. This will bring up a list of options related to email accounts.

Step 3: Click on "Add a Mail Account"

Click the "Add a mail account" option once you have scrolled down to the "Check mail from other accounts" section.

Step 4: Enter Your SBCGlobal Email Address

In a pop-up window, enter the email address that you want to add. Click the "Next" button after entering your whole SBCGlobal email address, including the "" part.

Step 5: Select "Import Emails from my Other Account (POP3)" and Click "Next"

You'll be asked to choose how you want to import your emails in the next window. Choose "Import emails from another account (POP3)" and press the "Next" button.

Step 6: Enter Your SBCGlobal Email Password

In the next window, you'll be asked to enter your SBCGlobal email password.

Step 7: Configure the POP Server Settings

Next, you'll need to configure the POP server settings. Here's what you'll need to enter:

POP Server:

Port: 995

Username: Your SBCGlobal email address (including "")

Password: Your SBCGlobal email password

Make sure that the "Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server" box is unchecked, and that the "Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail" box is checked. When finished, select "Add Account" from the menu.

Step 8: Verify the Account

Once you've entered all the necessary information, Gmail will attempt to connect to your SBCGlobal email account. You ought to get a notification stating that the account has been added successfully if everything is set up properly. If not, make sure you entered every piece of information accurately.

Step 9: Send Emails Using Your SBCGlobal Email Address

Gmail's default setting restricts email import to your SBCGlobal email account only. If you want to be able to send emails through Gmail using your SBCGlobal email address, you must configure the SMTP server settings. You should take the following actions:

The SMTP server's domain is

Port: 465

Username: Your SBCGlobal email address (including "")

Password: Your SBCGlobal email password

Security: SSL/TLS

Step 10: Test Your Email Account

Click the "Add Account" button once all of the SMTP server settings have been input. Gmail will now send a verification email to your SBCGlobal email account. Check your SBCGlobal inbox for the email, and follow the instructions to verify your email address. Once you've verified your email address, you should be able to send emails using your SBCGlobal email address through Gmail.

Congratulations! You've now successfully set up your SBCGlobal email account in Gmail.

Additional Tips:

If you have two-factor authentication enabled for your SBCGlobal email account, you'll need to generate an app password to use instead of your regular password. You can do so by going to your account settings on the AT&T website.

Double-check that you've entered all the server settings correctly if you're experiencing issues sending or receiving emails.

If you have multiple email accounts set up in Gmail, you may select which one to send emails from simply selecting the "From" field while creating the email.

If you're still having trouble setting up your SBCGlobal email account in Gmail, you can try contacting AT&T support for assistance.

In conclusion, setting up your SBCGlobal email account in Gmail is a fairly simple process.You should be able to view and send emails through Google using your SBCGlobal email account very quickly by following the procedures listed above.

Good luck!

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