How to add comcast mail to touchpad

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Is there any method or way how to add comcast mail to touchpad for viewing and reading them using browser after that, because

I can not open any on my pc?

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How to add comcast mail to touchpad

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If you want to configure Apple Mail 5 and up to work with XFINITY email/Comcast mail.

You can follow these steps-

  1. Click Mail then go to Preferences.
  2. Click Accounts and then click the + icon in the lower left corner.
  3. In the first window, enter the following:
  4. Full Name:
  5. Email Address: (username@comcast.net)
  6. Password:
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Apple Mail should be able to find the servers for Comcast when you click Create.
  9. On the Incoming Mail Server step:
  10. §  Account Type should be POP
  11. §  Incoming mail server should be mail.comcast.net
  12. User should be the first part of your email address (left of the @ symbol). For example, if your email address is johndoe@comcast.net, type in johndoe.
  13. Password should be your email password.
  14. Click Continue.
  15. On the Incoming Mail Security step:
  16. Put a checkmark in the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box.
  17. Authentication should be Password.
  18. Click Continue.
  19. On the Outgoing Mail Server step:
  20. Description should be Comcast or something else to remind you this is for your Comcast.net email account.
  21. Outgoing mail server should be smtp.comcast.net  
  22. Put a checkmark in Use Authentication. Put in username and password.
  23. Click Continue.

On Outgoing Mail security step:

  1. Put a checkmark in the box by Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
  2. Authentication should be Password.
  3. Click Continue.
  4. Click Create.
  5. You should now be at the Accounts window.
  6. Click the Advanced tab.
  7. Change the port to 995.
  8. Make sure Use SSL is check marked.
  9. Make sure Authentication is Password.
  • Go back to the Account Information tab.
  • Click the drop down bar for Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) and choose Edit SMTP Server List.
  • Click the Advanced tab.
  • Either Use default ports or Use custom port (set to 465) should be chosen.
  • Make sure Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) has a checkmark.
  • Make sure Authentication is Password and that User Name and Password are filled in.
  • Click OK
  • Click the red button in the upper left and choose to save changes.

Hope the whole process might help you.

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