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Introduction

To configure your Apple Mail 7 client for Comcast email, follow the steps below.

How to Configure Apple Mail 7

  1. Click on Mail and select Add Account.
  2. Select Add Other Mail Account…
  3. On the Add a Mail Account step, enter the following information:
    • Full Name: Your Name
    • Email Address: Your full email address (username@comcast.net)
    • Password: Your Comcast email password
  4. Hold down the Option key and click Next (Next will only appear while holding down the Option Key).
    In the Add a Mail Account screen, the Next button is highlighted.
     
  5. On the Incoming Mail Server Info step, enter the following information:
    • Account Type: Select IMAP.
    • Mail server: mail.comcast.net
    • User Name: Your Comcast username (left of the @ symbol in the email address)
    • Password: Your Comcast email password
      In the Incoming Mail Server Info screen, the Account Type, Mail Server, User Name and Password fields are populated and the Next button is highlighted.
       
  6. Click Next.
  7. On the Outgoing Mail Server Info step, enter the following information:
    • SMTP Server: smtp.comcast.net
    • User Name: Your Comcast username (left of the @ symbol in the email address)
    • Password: Your Comcast email password
      In the Outgoing Mail Server Info screen, the SMTP Server, User Name and Password fields are populated and the Create button is highlighted.
       
  8. Click Create.

Find this article at:

http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/configuring-comcast-email-mac/