How To Setup Comcast Email In Windows 10?

The Comcast email service provider is a part of Xfinity that allows you to manage your email accounts securely. Similar to any other email service provider, you can use this one to send and receive emails from any email client, including third-party applications like Outlook, Mac mail, etc. This page covers the Comcast email settings and how to setup Comcast email in Windows 10.

Incoming and outgoing mail server settings

Account type: IMAP

Server address: imap.comcast.net

Port number: 993 or 143

Security type: SSL or STARTTLS

Account type: SMTP

Server address: smtp.comcast.net

Port number: 587 (SMTP) or 465 (SMTPS)

Security type: TLS 

Authentication: Your Comcast email address and password

As said in the introduction, you can set up the Comcast email account in Windows 10. But, configuring and managing the Comcast email in third-party email programs are not recommended by Comcast. If you still want to configure your Comcast email in Windows 10, then first, provide access to a third-party email application on Comcast through Xfinity Connect. 

Continue reading the below steps to know more on how to setup comcast email in windows 10.

Enabling the third-party access security

  • Step 1:On your computer, open the Xfinity Connect page.
  • Step 2:Go to the Settings menu.
  • Step 3:Select the Security option.
  • Now, in the opened window, go to the Third-party Access Security section, enable the option that says “Allow access to my Xfinity Connect email…” and click OK. After enabling the third-party access security, you can set up your Comcast email account in the Windows 10 Mail application by following the below instructions.

  • Step 4:Launch the Windows 10 Mail application.
  • Step 5:Go to the Settings menu.
  • Step 6:Select the Manage Accounts option.
  • Step 7:Click on the +Add Account option.
  • Step 8:Now, a dialog box titled Add an account will open.
  • Step 9:Select the Other account option.
  • Step 10:Now, in the opened dialog box, type your Comcast email address, a name that you wish to use as the sender’s name, and a password in the given fields. 
  • Step 11:After entering all the details correctly in the given fields, click the Sign in button.
  • Step 12:Now, your Comcast email account settings will be auto-detected and configured by the Windows 10 Mail application.
  • Step 13:Once the Comcast account is configured, a dialog box with the message “All done! Your account was set up successfully” will appear on the screen.
  • Step 14:Click on the Done button.
  • Step 15:In case Windows 10 Mail fails to configure your Comcast account, check whether the email address, name, and password are entered correctly in the given fields.
  • Step 16:If not, re-enter them correctly.

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