BIGPOND MAIL SETTINGS FOR OUTLOOK

BIGPOND or Telstra Mail uses the IMAP protocol that allows you to access your Telstra mail account from a web browser, mobile device, or desktop e-mail client. It also provides POP3 access. The Telstra Mail or BIGPOND e-mail is compatible with almost all e-mail clients, and its configuration is a simple and straightforward process to perform.

The below section covers the BIGPONG e-mail settings for Outlook.

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Details

INCOMING SETTINGS

OUTGOING SETTINGS

IMAP

POP3

SMTP

SMTP

Account type

IMAP

POP3

SMTP

Server address

imap.telstra.com

pop.telstra.com

smtp.telstra.com

Server port

993

995

465 (recommended) or 587

Encrypted connection

SSL

SSL

SSL/TLS (465) or STARTTLS (587)

SMTP Authentication

ON

Username

Your Telstra e-mail address

Password

Your Telstra e-mail account password

Now, let’s see how to configure your Telstra account on Outlook using the BIGPONG mail settings for Outlook.

For Outlook 2013

Before you begin the account configuration process, gather your BIGPONG account’s e-mail settings.

  1. Double-click on the Outlook 2013 application icon to open it.
  2. Click the File menu.
  3. From the list of options, select the Info option followed by Account Settings > Account Settings.
  4. Select the Manual Setup option and click the Next button in the Add Account window. (Note: If you have selected the E-mail Account option in the Add Account window, type your account’s name, e-mail address, and password in the given fields and follow the rest of the instructions to finish the setup.)
  5. On the Choose Service screen, select the POP or IMAP option.
  6. Now, type your Telstra mail account or BIGPOND account’s User Information, Server Information and Logon Information in the given fields.
  7. After entering the account details in the given fields, click the More Settings button to open the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box.
  8. On the opened dialog box, click on the Advanced tab and type the account’s port number and security type in the given fields.
  9. Go to the Outgoing Server tab of the Internet E-mail Settings box and enable the necessary outgoing settings.
  10. Click OK > Next > Finish.

For Outlook 2016

  1. Click the File menu on the main screen of the Outlook 2016 application.
  2. Select Info > Account Settings > Account Settings > E-mail Account.
  3. Now, type your name, BIGPOND e-mail address and its password in the Your Name, E-mail Address, Password, and Retype password fields.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Now, the Outlook 2016 application will try to detect your account settings and automatically configure the account.
  6. Once the account is configured, click the Finish button followed by Close.

To learn more about the BIGPONG mail settings for Outlook, click the Call Us or Call button provided on this page.

Outgoing mail server:

  1. Server – smtp.telstra.com
  2. Security – SSL/TLS
  3. Port number – 465
  4. Username – E-mail address
  5. Password – Account password