Using Bell email with an Email Program
We highly recommend using web-based Bell email, to make the most of its many features. Learn more about Bell email.
However, you can configure Bell email to work with your email software using either POP or IMAP settings. We recommend using IMAP because it provides useful functions, such as syncing your folders and messages across multiple devices.
Mobile devices: Learn how to add an email account to a Bell Mobility device.Supported email software:
Mail for Mac OS 10.5
Mail for Mac OS 10.4
Mail for Mac OS 10.3
Windows Live Mail 2011
Windows Live Mail 2009
Unsupported email software
If your email software is not listed, you can attempt to set it up yourself using the support options offered by your software manufacturer.
You’ll need your Bell email address and password, plus one of the following server settings. We recommend using IMAP.
Incoming mail server (IMAP or POP)
|SSL required||Yes (Select This server requires a secure connection (SSL) or Use SSL.)|
Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
|Port||25 (or 587 if port 25 does not work)|
|TLS/SSL required||Yes |
(Select STARTTLS or TLS if available. If not, select SSL.)
Syncing Calendar and Contacts:
If you want to sync your Calendar and Contacts to your device or email software, you can do so using CalDAV (Calendar) and CardDAV (Contacts). Use the following settings: