Comcast is one of the top e-mail services with over 50 million subscribers. With great features, benefits, and a clean user interface, Comcast e-mail is considered one of the best in the business. Do you know that you can easily add your Comcast e-mail with their server settings to different e-mail clients (Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.)? With the simple setup steps, you will be able to manage both your personal and professional mails in one go!
If you wish to configure Comcast email for Outlook or Gmail, you need to know the Comcast email settings. With the help of the email settings, you can add Comcast email in Microsoft Outlook (for example).
Incoming Mail settings (IMAP)
Step 1: IMAP server: imap.comcast.net
Step 2: IMAP Port: 993
Step 3: IMAP Security: SSL/TLS
Step 4: IMAP Username: Comcast email address
Step 5: IMAP Password: Comcast email password
Incoming Mail settings (POP)
Step 1:POP server: pop.comcast.net
Step 2:POP Port: 995
Step 3:POP Security: SSL
Step 4:POP Username: Comcast email address
Step 5:POP Password: Comcast email password
Outgoing Mail settings (SMTP)
Step 1: SMTP server: smtp.comcast.net
Step 2: SMTP Port: 587
Step 3: SMTP Security: STARTTLS
Step 4: SMTP Username: Comcast email address
Step 5: SMTP Password: Comcast email password
Here, we are going to see the simple steps to configure Comcast email port settings in Outlook.
Step 1: Turn on your computer.
Step 2: Open the Outlook application.
Step 3: Click the File tab.
Step 4: Select the Account Settings button and then click Account Settings…
Step 5: Click New…
Step 6: In the Add Account window, click the radio button for the E-mail Account option.
Step 7: Click Next.
Step 8: Select the radio button for the Manual setup or additional server types option.
Step 9: Choose POP or IMAP in the following window.
Step 10: Under the User Information section, enter the user name in the Your Name field.
Step 11: Type the e-mail address in the E-mail address field.
Under Server Information,
Step 12: Click the Account Type list and select IMAP.
Step 13: In Incoming mail server, type imap.comcast.net
Step 14: In Outgoing mail server, type smtp.comcast.net
Under the Logon Information section,
Step 15: Enter the username and the Comcast e-mail password in the corresponding fields.
Step 16: Click the checkbox for the Remember Password option.
Step 17: On the right side, click the More Settings… button.
Step 18:Click the Outgoing Server tab.
Step 19:Click to check the option My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
Step 20:Next, select the Use same settings as my incoming mail server option.
Step 21:Click OK.
Step 22:Click the Advanced tab.
This is where you need to add the port information for the Comcast email account. Follow these steps carefully.
Step 23:Enter the appropriate port information in the fields shown (port information provided earlier).
Step 24:Click the OK button.
Step 25: The Outlook application will run a test configuration with the entered Comcast email settings.
Step 26: Once the account verification is complete, click the Close button.
Step 27: Finally, click Finish.
You have configured the port settings for Comcast email in Outlook.