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57/51 Walker St, Redfern, NSW, Australia.

How do I set up my Telstra Mail®?

Using the Set-up and Troubleshooting tool
If you’d like help with setting up your Telstra Mail® use our Set up and Troubleshooting tool, designed to assist you with everything from setting up your email, remote access and sending and receiving email.

Manual set up
To set up your Telstra Mail® manually you’ll need to know the server names and port numbers; this includes IMAP and POP configurations.

IMAP and POP both let you download emails to your phone, computer or tablet. The difference is:
IMAP syncs your email with the email server. So anything you do to your emails – like reply, delete or mark as read – will be updated on all your devices;

POP doesn’t sync your email with the mail server. So anything you do to your email will only appear on that device.

IMAP settings
Account type:
Account type: IMAP

Incoming server details:
Incoming server address: imap.telstra.com
Incoming server port: 993
Encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server details:
Outgoing server address: smtp.telstra.com
Outgoing server port: 465 (recommended) or 587
SMTP authentication: On
Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS on port 465 (recommended) or STARTTLS on port 587

Username & Password:
User name: Your Telstra email address - ending in ‘@bigpond.com’, ‘@bigpond.net.au’ or ‘@telstra.com.’
Password: Your Telstra email account password - REMEMBER it’s case sensitive.

Other settings to check:
Make sure ‘Outgoing server requires authentication’ is ticked.


POP settings
Account type:
Account type: POP3

Incoming server details:
Incoming server address: pop.telstra.com
Incoming server port: 995
Encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server details:
Outgoing server address: smtp.telstra.com
Outgoing server port: 465 (recommended) or 587
Authentication: Yes
Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS on port 465 (recommended) or STARTTLS on port 587

Username & Password:
User name: Your Telstra email address - ending in ‘@bigpond.com’, ‘@bigpond.net.au’ or ‘@telstra.com.’
Password: Your Telstra email account password – REMEMBER it’s case sensitive.

Other settings to check:
Make sure ‘Outgoing server requires authentication’ is ticked

BigPond Email settings
Please note these settings are for older BigPond Email accounts.

Account type:
Account type: POP3

Incoming server details:
Incoming server address: mail.bigpond.com
Incoming server port: 995
Encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server details:
Outgoing server address: mail.bigpond.com
Outgoing server port: 465 (recommended) or 587
Authentication: Yes
Encrypted connection: With SSL encryption

Username & Password:
User name: Your Telstra email address - ending in ‘@bigpond.com’, ‘@bigpond.net.au’ or ‘@telstra.com.’
Password: Your Telstra email account password - REMEMBER it’s case sensitive.

Other settings to check:
Make sure ‘Outgoing server requires authentication’ is ticked.