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Steps to set up Comcast email on iPhone

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.

  1. First of all, click on the ‘Setting’ tab of your iPhone and then go to ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendar’.
  2. Now go to the Add New Account Link
  3. It will show you a list of options like Microsoft Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail and Others. You need to click on the ‘Others’.
  4. Now you have to click on the ‘Add Mail Account’.
  5. You need to insert your account information like Name, Email, Password and Description. In the email part, you need to add your full email id with @comcast.net, not only your username.
  6. Click on the Next button if you have completed the entry.
  7. Now your phone will verify all the credentials given by you.
  8. Check that the Mail toggle is on and Notes toggle is off.
  9. Now click on the Save button
  10. Your Comcast email account will be added on your iPhone.
  11. Comcast must be listed in the Accounts section.
  12. Now you can exit the Settings and go to the Mail menu.
  13. You can view the newly added Comcast account from which you can send or receive emails on your iPhone.

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:

  1. Download the free version of Xfinity Connect App from the Apple Store.
  2. Open the Xfinity app and enter the Comcast email id and password to sign in.
  3. Now go to the ‘All’ tab and click on the Messages.
  4. You can select Email which will show you last 25 emails on the screen.
  5. If you want to view more messages then tab on the ‘Click More Messages’.
  6. You can also write an email by clicking on ‘Compose Email’.

Mail App:

  1. Go to Settings>Mail, Contacts and Calendars>Add Account.
  2. Firstly click on the ‘Other’ and then ‘Add Mail Account’ where you need to insert your Comcast credentials.
  3. Now you have to click on the IMAP or POP tab, scroll down the Incoming Mail section and insert ‘mail.comcast.net’ as a hostname. Then you have to add the Comcast username and password in the given field. In the Outgoing Mail Server section, insert smtp.comcast.net as the Hostname and ‘Save’ the settings.
  4. In the Advanced section under Account Tab, you will find Server Port where you need to put 995
  5. Then you have to click on SMTP and then smpt.comcast.net. Now you have to slide the Use SSL to the green to activate. And then click on Server Port of Outgoing Mail Server and insert 465.
  6. Click on the ‘Done’ button to save the settings.

Now you can easily access the Comcast email from your home screen by tapping Mail and then by selecting your Comcast account.

Unable to Login to Windows Live Mail Account

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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 the access to your account but also eject hacker from having control of your account.

Various Possible Reasons Behind Window Live Mail Sign in Error

1.) You are Unable to Remember the Password or Username

Forgetting your password or username is the most common reason for the Window 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-

  • Even after entering the correct login credential you are unable to access your account.
  • You find changes in your account’s settings or emails sent from your account. Any unusual activity in your account can be an indication of hacking.

You can recover your hacked Window 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.

Learn How to Reset Password for your Windows Live Mail Account

1.) On your web browser, go to Microsoft Sign-in page and enter your username (Email, phone, or Skype). Click Next.

2.) Click Forgot my password link on next window. You will be directed to a new page where you will get three options like these:

  • I forgot my password
  • I know my password, but can’t sign in
  • I think someone else is using my Microsoft account

Select any 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:

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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 digit of the phone number.

4.) Enter the Security Code on the subsequent screen and click Verify. You will get to 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? solution to your password now contact Window Live Mail Customer Service team for email help.

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