First time looking to use your Comcast email account? Well, the web-based Xfinity Connect page and mobile application are always available for the users to make use of for accessing your account. However, if you also wish to access your Comcast email account through an email program, you will need the IMAP and SMTP settings to easily configure your Comcast email account on an email program. No matter whether you wish to access your Comcast email account through Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mac Mail, iPhone, Android, or Windows 10, you will need to the following Comcast.Net email server settings (IMAP and SMTP) for the configuration process.
When you are prompted by your email client to configure your email account, you will need to use these settings:
When setting up your Comcast email account, your email program may prompt for certain information about email “protocols”. To make the configuration process easier, below are a couple of things that you may want to get familiar with:
Port Numbers: The role of Port Numbers helps in knowing how email moves from one email server to another. In order to protect your security and keep spam at bay, 25 Port Number is no longer supported. In case you are using an older email program such Outlook Express, Mac Mail, or Outlook, you may experience issue sending an email.
POP vs IMAP: IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) and POP (Post Office Protocol) are two mediums to get an email in your email program. Though you can use either of the mediums to get an email, it is suggested to configure your email account using IMAP. This is recommended more because POP is known for causing problems when checking your email from more than one phone or computer as it removes the email from the server and delivers it to your device. On the other hand, with IMAP, the email changes you make on one device such as your smartphone gets reflected on your other devices such as your computer or laptop.
However, if still, you wish to use POP protocol for the configuration process, it is suggested to use the following settings in your email program.
So, these are the Comcast.net Email Server Settings (IMAP and SMTP) that you will need to configure your Comcast email account on an email client.
Roadrunner email is one of the services offered by Time Warner Cable Internet, a communication-based company which itself is a subsidiary of AT&T. While Roadrunner email is accessible via the web anytime, however, if you wish to access your Roadrunner email account through an email client such as Outlook, Thunderbird, Mac Mail, Android, or iPhone, etc. To access your Roadrunner email account using an email client, you will need to know the required Roadrunner email settings. To know the email settings of Roadrunner email for configuration on an email program, go through the information provided below.
There are two ways you can configure your Roadrunner email account on desktop email program – Via POP (Post Office Protocol) or IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol). While POP allows users to access emails from a single device only, IMAP lets users sync and access emails across multiple devices. Therefore it is recommended to use IMAP settings when configuring your Roadrunner email account on an email client.
|Rr.com (RoadRunner/TWC) IMAP Server||Mail.twc.com|
|IMAP security||SSL / TLS|
|IMAP username||Your complete email address|
|IMAP password||Your roadrunner email password|
|Rr.com (RoadRunner/TWC) SMTP Server||Mail.twc.com|
|SMTP Username||Your complete email address|
|SMTP password||Your Roadrunner email password|
So, these are the Roadrunner email settings that you will need to configure your account on an email client. To make you understand better, below are the instructions provided for the configuration of Roadrunner email account on Outlook.
General settings for POP
NOTE: In case you are using Secure SSL/TLS Settings, it is suggested to select the “This service requires a secure connection (SSL)” box in both Outgoing and Incoming mails.
So, these are the Roadrunner email settings you will need to configure your account on an email client.
Some of the SbcGlobal email users might not be aware that SbcGlobal email has been acquired by AT&T. Since the merger, a lot of users are experiencing confusion in signing in to their SbcGlobal email account or operating certain features and functions in it. One of the most common issues that users face trouble is resetting their SbcGlobal email account. If you have forgotten your SbcGloboal email account password, you can regain access to your account by resetting its password. To know how to reset your SbcGlobal email account, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.
1.) Go to the ATT sign-in page on your web browser.
2.) Once you are on the AT&T sign-in page on your computer, you will need to click on the “Forgot Password?” link located below the sign-in box. Doing so will direct you to the password reset page on the next page.
3.) Once you are on the Password Reset page on the next screen, you will need to enter your SbcGlobal User ID in the provided field and your Last name in the Last name field.
NOTE: In case you have forgotten your User ID and not password, you will need to select the Forgot User ID option on the sign-in page.
4.) Next, you will need to enter the CAPTCHA shown in the image on your screen in the prompted field and then click on the Continue button.
5.) On the next page, you will be given the following two options to recover your SBCGlobal email account:
6.) If you know the answer to the security questions associated with your SbcGlobal email account, you will need to select the second options and follow the further instructions accordingly to reset your SbcGlobal email account password.
7.) However, if you have forgotten the answer for the security question, you will need to select the first option “Send me a temporary password” and press the Continue button. While you will receive a temporary password on your phone number/alternate email address, you will also be taken to the SBCGlobal sign-in page (AT&T sign-in page). As you will use the temporary password on the sign-in page, you will be prompted to create a new password for your SbcGlobal email account.
NOTE: In case you close the SbcGlobal email sign-in window accidentally, there is nothing to worry as you can easily reset the password of your account by going to the SBCGlobal sign-in page and using the temporary password.
So, these are the steps you will need to follow to reset the password of your SbcGlobal email account and gain access to it.
Right now, iPhone is the most popular mobile device. And this incredible device supports IMAP protocol and being a POP house member, Comcast mail cannot be configured automatically in your iPhone. The process of setting up Comcast email on the Apple phone is a little bit confusing too. But you can do it easily with the following steps.
If in this simple process, your data are not synced then you have to go for a couple of alternative ways by installing Xfinity Connect App or manually configure the email setting.
Xfinity Connect App:
Now you can easily access the Comcast email from your home screen by tapping Mail and then by selecting your Comcast account.
Considering the importance of an email account, it can be quite frustrating if you are not able to login to your Windows Live Mail account. Getting error message stating account or password is incorrect when you have important official emails pending to be sent or read makes the situation even more apprehensive. And to add to the trouble is the possibility of your Windows Live Mail account being hacked.
In such circumstances, the only way to recover your account is by resetting its password. This will not only help you regain access to your account but also eject hackers from having control of your account.
1.) You are Unable to Remember the Password or Username
Forgetting your password or username is the most common reason for the Windows Live Mail Sign-in problems. In such a case, you can recover your account by resetting the password for your Windows Live Mail account. However, you need to have access to one of the account recovery options (email address or phone number) associated with your Window Live Mail account.
2.) Your Account Has Been Hacked by Someone
Although Microsoft is known for offering utmost security of your account and its information, however, some actions such as leaving your account logged-in on an untrusted device, choosing a common passwords (running letters or date of birth), and using a common password which you use for other accounts may make your account vulnerable to hacking. You can know if your account is hacked when-
You can recover your hacked Windows Live Mail account by resetting the password for it.
3.) Web Browser Related Error
Any sort of bugs in the web browser can cause sign-in errors for your Windows Live Mail account. In such a case, you can try logging into your account using another web browser. The problem should get solved.
1.) On your web browser, go to the Microsoft Sign-in page and enter your username (Email, phone, or Skype). Click Next.
2.) Click Forgot my password link on the next window. You will be directed to a new page where you will get three options like these:
Select an option and click Next to proceed further.
3.) Now, enter the Captcha shown on the screen and click Next. On the next window, you will see three options like these:
If you select any of the first two options and click Send code, you will receive a Security Code on your phone/email (depending upon the option chosen).
Note: If you select the second option i.e. phone number, you will be asked to enter the last four digits of the phone number.
4.) Enter the Security Code on the subsequent screen and click Verify. You will get to the Reset Password page.
5.) Enter the New Password in the prompted field and click Next. You will see a message that Your account has been recovered. Click Next to finish the process. This way you will be able to recover your Windows Live Mail account.
Note: If you select the third option I don’t have any of these in Step 3, you will be directed to a new page where you will be prompted to enter an email address different than the one you are trying to recover. Once entered, click Next. Microsoft will send a Security Code on the provided email address. Enter that Security Code in the prompted field and click Verify. Answer as many questions as you can on the subsequent pages and click Next whenever prompted.
Once you complete all the on-screen prompts, Microsoft will take about 24 hours to review the information submitted and if the information is considered sufficient to identify you as the rightful owner of the account, you will be allowed to access your account.
Need help? contact Window Live Mail Customer Service team for email help.
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