One of the most common issues that people face is related to their IPs. Emails that they send are being bounced back to their own inbox is not a good sight to watch. But, this is what happens when IPs get blacklisted by AT&T server. If you too are facing this issue and looking for a solution, then kindly read this blog post.
There are certain steps that you have to follow in order to remove your IP from AT&T’s blacklist. The steps are established by the ISP itself, hence becoming more significant because you don’t have any other way other than following these steps.
Although the process is similar for the majority of the ISPs, you will find a totally different thing while looking for abuse forms and their methods of handling IP removal. The responsiveness of AT&T is exceptional out of all the top ISPs. The company after knowing that the IP is clean will get it removed from the blacklist within 24-72 hours.
But, this removal can be halted if there are more reports regarding spamming from your email account. So, use your Bellsouth email account properly so as to ensure that no spam emails go through your email ID. There is no need to open Bellsouth email settings because there isn’t any issue with the settings.
Check out below-given steps to delist your IP from the blacklist of AT&T server:
- Check if your IP is on the AT&T blacklist.
- Get done with all preliminary blacklist removal checks.
- Request for delisting your IP.
How to verify your IP in AT&T blacklist?
If your Bellsouth email IP is blacklisted by AT&T, then all your emails will bounce back to your inbox. You are going to get emails back to your Bellsouth email login. Emails will not be able to reach your contacts. You are going to get an error, but which type of error will you get varies.
AT&T email server is going to confirm whether the IP has been blocked or not. In Bellsouth net email login, you are going to get 500 series error and a link to the abuse, whereas, in other email services, you will see different types of response codes, depicting a specific issue that is in the email account. If you haven’t received 500 type error, then most probably, the issue has not risen due to the spam blacklist, instead, there has been some other problem with the email delivery.
Preliminary blacklist removal tasks
Prior to sending a request for removal of IP from AT&T blacklist, it is important for you to find and stop that process, which resulted in the inclusion of the IP into the AT&T’s blacklist. Check and confirm whether there is any unauthorized email going from your email ID. If there is, then cease that. Also, keep a check on the following things:
- Daily volume of emails going to AT&T server.
- Compromised user accounts.
- People forwarding emails to Bellsouth.net on a daily basis.
Just go through the server mail logs and see if you can access those. You will be able to find the reason as to why your IP has been blocked. You have to act fast because the sooner you respond to the bounced emails, the better is the chance for you to find the problem.
How to remove IP from AT&T blacklist?
You can get all the information that you need at AT&T block inquiry website. Fill up a form that you will get on the website and then, expect a response from AT&T officials within a few hours. When it comes to removal of the IP, then it may take 3-4 days, but the response will come within 72 hours. Get in touch with Bellsouth customer service in case you don’t find any response after 72 hours.