Webmail is a web-based email. It means accessing email on a website, using your computer or any other device which is connected to the internet. BT Webmail is an optional email service which comes for free on choosing BT Broadband Service. When a customer will register for BT Broadband service, he/she will be asked to use BT Email Address. It is all up to a user to opt or not to opt for BT Webmail. It is a secured web-based application. Also, it can be used to integrate with other services like calendar and contacts.
BT Web-Mail comes in two forms.
The Standard Email: This is a no-cost service which comes complimentary with BT Broadband connection. Once you place the order and your broadband is up and running, then you can start using this service.
BT Premium Mail: This is a paid service which you can opt at the time of giving up your BT Broadband connection but for continuing the use of BT Webmail.
BT Webmail allows its users to create up to 10 additional email addresses for your family or friends. They give its users flexibility over the way their inbox will look i.e. the layout of their inbox and the email they send as well as receive. Along with this, you can also set up your Bt Email to use with the Email Client.
BT WebMail Setup to an Email Client
Email Clients are the email programmes or applications installed on your device, like Apple Mail, Outlook, Windows Mail etc. For setting up you BT Webmail on an Email client, you must fulfil the following requirements. You should have:
- BT Email address or user-id
- BT account password
- Incoming and outgoing server settings
Now, you can move forward with the process of setting up your Bt Webmail with the Email Client. The most commonly used Email Client is Outlook. Hence, we are here providing you with the process for Bt Email set up on Outlook. The process may vary slightly on using any other Email Client.
Follow the below-given steps for successfully completing the setup procedure.
- Firstly, start your Outlook application.
- Then, click the “File” tab. You will get this option on the top left corner of the screen.
- Select the “Account Setting” option.
- Now, click on the “Email” tab.
- From the further options, just under the Email tab, select “New”.
- After that, click the “Manual Setup or Additional Server Types” option.
- Then, click “Next”.
- Next, select “POP or IMAP” option. Subsequently, click “Next”.
- In the dialogue box, enter the required information.
- Under the “User Information” section:
Enter your “Name” and “Email Address”.
- In the “Server Information” section:
Select “IMAP” Account type.
Then, fill “Incoming Mail Server” and “Outgoing Mail Server” information.
For BT Webmail,
Incoming Mail Server will be “mail.btinternet.com”.
Outgoing Mail Server will be “mail.btinternet.com”.
- Under “Login Information” section:
Enter your BT Webmail username and password in their respective fields.
- Thereafter, you have to opt for Test Account Settings. For this, click “Next”. Subsequently, the testing will start.
- Now, wait for outlook to configure.
- Then, in test account dialogue box, click “Close”.
- Lastly, press the “Finish” button.
This completes the configuration procedure. Now, you can enjoy using your BT account on other Email Clients.