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A Beginner’s guide to Comcast email

A Beginner’s guide to Comcast email

Comcast Corporation is renowned in the United States as being among the largest mass media and communications firms in the United States. In America alone, it is famous for providing internet, telephone, and email.

Comcast Email is now known as Xfinity Email. Those who wish to experience it but are not aware of how to configure it, there is nothing to worry about. All they need to do is follow certain steps for properly configuring Xfinity email services.

In fact, Comcast’s technical support division is always around for helping users in configuring Comcast email accounts on Windows PC.

Setting up Comcast (Xfinity) emails on Windows PCs

1.  How is it accessed?

Users can access their Xfinity email account with the help of email programs that have been installed on their PCs. Once these programs are configured, users can then access their account easily on their PCs through web browsers without any issue.

If users are unsure over which program they should use, they can search for it online for the best-suited program for the installation of Xfinity email. Alternatively, they can consult with Comcast’s tech support team.

2. How is it configured on Windows Mail?

In terms of configuring Xfinity’s email services on Windows mail, users should go to the ‘all programs’ menu from the Start Menu. Afterward, they should click on Windows Mail to open the app.

When users click on the menu bar, they will find the Tools option. They should then click on it and then go to select Accounts. There, they should then click on ‘Add’ after selecting their account. Then they should click on Next for the display name field.

When the display name field appears, users should type the email address they want to make as desired. Then in the email address field, they must type their email address and then click on ‘Next.’

From there, they can continue to type ‘mail.comcast.net’ in the Internet Server Field. In the Outgoing Server Field option, they should click on ‘smtp.comcast.net’ (Despite being known as Xfinity, the name Comcast is widely used in the technicalities of setting the mail up).

Now, users can create their Comcast username in the Account field and accordingly can set their desired password in the password field as well with no difficulty.

Alternatively, users can click on the ‘Remember Password’ option if they want their computer to remember it (But they should avoid using this feature when using public computers). Lastly, they should click on ‘Finish’ to complete the configuration of the Comcast email account on Windows Mail on their Windows PC.

3. Configuring Windows Live Mail

Users can set their Xfinity email account on Windows Live Mail through the following steps:

  • Opening the Windows Live Mail and then going to the Account Menu.
  • Then they should click on the ‘plus’ sign to add an account, email address, password, and display name intended for their account.
  • Users should remember to put a check on the ‘manually configure server settings’ checkbox.
  • Then they should click on ‘Next’ to move to the server address, where ‘mail.comcast.net’ should be typed in the incoming server field and ‘smtp.comcast.net’ in the outgoing server field.
  • In the incoming server information, users should click on ‘require a secure connection’ (SSL) option which then requires authentication code fields.
  • In the outgoing server information, they should enter ‘465’ in the port field.
  • Then they should click on next to finish the configuration process.

Is using Xfinity email worth the buck?

It recently faced a security lapse which was quickly resolved by Comcast. Xfinity is the brand that leads the telephone, internet, and email services offered by Comcast. Gmail is ranking among its main competitors and has taken away a good chunk of the business.

Xfinity was created by Comcast not so long ago as it had first started as a Cable distribution company in Mississippi in 1962. With the passage of time, it established headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Now it offers more than the telephone, internet, and telecommunications. It has its footing in media and television as well.

Gmail became its competitor after the year 2010. Ever since then it has become quite popular with most Americans. Comcast’s services began incurring costs and became costlier than what competitors were offering. In fact, between 2012 and 2017, Gmail rose in popularity because of the wide array of tools and a complete G-Suite made and offered by Google for more you can see technofuss.

 

 

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