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Access your Comcast email quickly and conveniently with Outlook Express. Just follow the steps below to set up Outlook Express with your Comcast ID and password, or let One Click Fix do the work for you.
Open Outlook Express.
In the Internet Connection Wizard window, select Create a New Internet Mail Account. Click Next to continue.
In the Display name field, type in your name as you would like it to appear on your outgoing email messages. Click Next to continue.
Type in your @comcast.net email address in the Email Address field. Click Next to continue.
On the Email Server Names screen, select POP3 from the drop-down list. Type mail.comcast.net in the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server field. Then type smtp.comcast.net in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server field. Click Next to continue
Click Finish to begin receiving email. Great, now you just need to complete a few more steps before you can start sending emails.
In the Internet Accounts window (which is still open), highlight your newly-created account, then click Properties.
In the Servers tab, make sure smtp.comcast.net is entered in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) field.
Check the My Server Requires Authentication option and click the Settings button.
In the Outgoing Mail Server box, select Use Same Settings as my Incoming Mail Server, then click OK
Select the Advanced tab. In the Advanced tab, under Server Port Numbers, change the number in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) field to 587 then click OK.
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