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Support XFINITY Internet Add External Email Accounts to XFINITY Connect

Introduction

Manage all of your emails – including Yahoo and Gmail accounts – in one place.

Add an Account

You can add your secondary Comcast.net accounts as well as external email accounts in XFINITY Connect.

  1. Go to XFINITY Connect, log in, and click Preferences.
  2. Click Email.
  3. On the next screen, click Email Accounts or click Edit (next to Email Accounts).
  4. Select Add Account.
  5. Select your current mail provider from the list if it is listed. Otherwise, select Other.
    •  If you selected Other, then you will need the following from your current mail provider:
      • Account Type: POP3 or IMAP.
      • Email Server: You’ll need to get this information from your email provider.
  6. You'll need to fill out:
    • Account Name: You may type in any name here for this account.
    • Username: Everything to the left of the @ symbol in your email address.
    • Password: The password for your account.
    • Email Address: Enter the address you’d like to add to XFINITY Connect.
  7. If you selected Other, then you will need the following from your current mail provider:
  8. Click Test Settings.
  9. Click Save.

Here are the Settings for Some of the Most Popular Email Providers:

  • AOL: Select IMAP (imap.aol.com).
  • Gmail: Select IMAP (imap.gmail.com). Go to Advanced Settings and select Use an encrypted connection (SSL) when accessing this server.
  • Yahoo: Select POP (plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com). Go to Advanced Settings and select Use an encrypted connection (SSL) when accessing this server. Note: You must subscribe to the premium Yahoo! Mail Plus service.

 

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http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/add-external-email-accounts-to-xfinity-connect/