Sending emails from an email account seems to be a child’s play, but this simplest of the task turns into a huge frustration if emails fail to get through. This is what’s happening with many Bellsouth email account holders. Their IPs have been blocked by AT&T servers, as a result of which, they are not able to send emails. Let us find out in this blog post as to how to remove the Bellsouth email IP from AT&T blacklist.
There are various steps that you will have to follow in order to get your IP removed from AT&T blacklist. The steps are created by your ISP (internet service provider), so it is important for you to follow those in the right manner, or you won’t be able to delist your IP.
You will find that the process is similar for almost all the ISPs, but there abuse forms and methods of handling removal are different. You are going to like the responsiveness of AT&T out of all the top ISPs. Your IP will be delisted from the AT&T blacklist within 24-72 hours, but this depends whether you have or haven’t done spamming after getting your IP blacklisted. You can check this by logging into your Bellsouth email ID and going to Bellsouth email account.
Here are the steps that you have to follow in order to remove your IP from the AT&T blacklist.
- Be sure about the inclusion of your IP in the A&T blacklist.
- Getting done with all the preliminary blacklist removal checks.
- Sending a request to AT&T asking for delisting.
How to confirm if the IP is in the AT&T blacklist?
The only way you can check this is by sending an email to your contacts. It the email gets bounced back, then it’s on the blacklist. Your email won’t be able to reach the destination if it is going from a blocked IP address. You will also get a response code confirming the blocked IP. There are in fact several response codes that are available, but when it comes to the most common ones, then you can see those in your Bellsouth net email login. Any error code belonging to 500 series error along with a link to the abuse will confirm the blocking of IP.
If you haven’t received 500 type error, then there is some other issue that you are facing.
Preliminary blacklist removal request
Before asking for IP removal, you have to find and stop the process, which has caused the issue in the first place. You will have to make sure there isn’t any unauthorized email going from the server.
- Check the daily volume of emails that are going into the A&T email network.
- Check for all compromised user accounts.
- Finding all the users who are forwarding emails to Bellsouth.net.
Check server mail logs in order to determine the exact cause of blocked IP. The sooner you respond to the bounces, the better is your chances of finding the issue.
How to delist your IP from AT&T blacklist?
You can get the information regarding this from AT&T block inquiry website. Fill up a form and await a reply from AT&T. It may take a few hours before you receive a reply from the company, and when it comes to resolving the issue, it may take up to 72 hours. You can get in touch with Bellsouth email support to find a solution to this issue.