Instructions for Adding Comcast Account to Your Outlook Express

 

  1. Start Outlook Express.
  2. Click on the Tools menu and select Account.
  3. On the Internet Accounts screen, click on the Mail tab.  On the Mail tab screen, click on the Add button and select Mail.




  4. Type in your name in the Display name field, then click on the Next button.




  5. Type in your email address in the Email address field, then click on the Next button.




  6. Make sure that POP3 is selected for My incoming mail server is a.  Type in the Incoming and Outgoing mail server names in their respective fields as shown, then click on the Next button.

    NOTE:  You will be using Comcast for Incoming mail, and PeoplePC for Outgoing mail on your system.  Incoming mail server – pop.comcast.net, Outgoing mail server – smtpauth.peoplepc.com




  7. Type in your account (cvg_barn) in the Account name field, and your password (awesam2006) in the Password field.  Check the box for Remember password.  Click on the Next button.




  8. Click on the Finish button.




  9. We’re not finished yet.  You will now be in the Internet Accounts screen again.  Double-click on the pop.comcast.net account to open it.






  10. Click on the Servers tab.




  11. Under Outgoing Mail Server, click on the My server requires authentication box to check it.




  12. Then click on the Settings button.  In the next screen, select the Log on using button, then type in your account and password as shown (music_1@peoplepc/awesam).  Click on the OK button.




  13. You will now be back on the pop.comcast.net Properties screen.  Click on the Advanced tab to select it.




  14. In the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field, change the number 25 to 587.






  15. When you are done, click the OK button.  The click the Close button on the Internet Accounts screen.  You should be ready to go.

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