We all know how to use Gmail… it’s quick, easy, and hassle-free. But not many people are familiar with the term ‘Webmail.’ This is why there is a lot of confusion among people who are going to use Elstra Bigpond Webmail for the first time. But a fact here is that using Elstra Bigpond Webmail is not rocket science as you can simply get the job done with a few steps.
To help make things easier, we bring to you this detailed guide about the process to follow to ‘Log In’ to Elstra Bigpond Webmail. Apart from learning the steps to log in to the account, we will also discuss the concept behind Telstra and Bigpond mail.
Are Telstra and Bigpond the Same Thing?
As per the latest information, ed Telsco is a brand that governs the Bigpond movies brand. But it is likely to be replaced with @telstra.com instead of @bigpond.com email for home broadband customers.
Back in 2013, both platforms were combined, which has caused problems for people who wanted to log in with Bigpond as they used to make use of Telstra mail to sign in.
Let’s dive deep into the topic to know about the related details required for a successful Bigpond login.
Steps to Sign in to a Bigpond Email:
The process to log in to your Bigpond Email is very easy. You can follow the give-below steps to complete the process.
Enter the login page
Visit www.my.telstra.com.au to reach the log in page using a compatible Web Browser.
Enter log-in details
Now, you need to provide some credentials in the required fields like Bigpond email username and password.
Telstra mail business account
The owners of Telstra mail executive ID can use the same ID to proceed with log in process.
Hit ‘Log In’ button to complete the process.
Log in to a Bigpond Email Account with a Third-Party E-mail Client
It is not mandatory for every individual to have a Bigpond email account. But if you still want to log in to the Web Mail, you have an option to do it using a Third-Party email client such as outlook express, thunderbird, mozilla, Apple mail etc. Following are the steps you can follow to use this function on your mobile and desktop.
IMAP settings for Telstra/Bigpond mail on MAC email client:
- IMAP Web server site: mail.bigpond.com
- IMAP port: 993
- IMAP security: SSL
- IMAP Access:
- IMAP username: Input full email address in this box
- Your full Email address IMAP password: this will be your Bigpond.com password
SMTP server settings for Telstra/Bigpond Email on Mac Email Client:
- SMTP server: mail.bigpond.com
- SMTP Port: 465
- SMTP Security: SSL
- SMTP Username: Input full email address in this box
- SMTP Password: this will be your Bigpond.com password
The above-mentioned are a few steps you can follow to successfully log in to your Bigpond Webmail account without any hassle.