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Introduction

To configure your Windows 8 client to work with Comcast email, follow the steps below.

How to Configure Windows 8

  1. Open Mail.
  2. Mouse over the bottom-right corner of the screen and click the Settings menu. Then select Accounts.
  3. Click Add New Account. Then click Other Account.
  4. Click Show More Details.
    On the Add your Other account screen, the Show more details link is under the email address and password fields.
     
  5. Enter your full email address into the Email address field.
  6. Enter your username into the Username field.
  7. Enter your password into the Password field.
  8. Enter imap.comcast.net into the Incoming (IMAP) email server field.
  9. Ensure that 993 is entered into the Port field.
  10. Ensure that the Incoming server requires SSL box is checked.
  11. Enter smtp.comcast.net into the Outgoing (SMTP) email server field.
  12. Enter 587 into the Port field.
  13. Un-check the Outgoing server requires SSL box.
  14. Ensure the Outgoing server requires authentication and Use the same username and password to send and receive email boxes are both checked.
    On the Add your Other account screen, with checked boxes next to the Outgoing server requires authentication and the Use the same username and password to send and receive email options.
     
  15. Click Connect.

Congratulations! You're done configuring your Windows 8 Mail client to send and receive Comcast email.

Find this article at:

http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/set-up-windows-8-pop-mail/