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How to Set Up Comcast Email on Mac Mail

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Introduction

Setting up Mac Mail to check your Comcast Email is fast and simple. It's easier to use and manage, in many cases, than your webmail, and you'll receive instant updates when you get new messages. This guide will take you through the setup step by step.
Before You Begin:
Comcast Xfinity Password
You will need to know your Comcast password to properly set everything up. If you need to, you can verify you have the right password, and even reset it should you need to.
Comcast Xfinity on Mac Mail

1 Setup Comcast Mail on Mac Mail

macOS stores all settings in a central place in System Preferences, then all applications get the information from there.
  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
    Apple Menu with System Preferences highlighted.
  2. Select Internet Accounts.
    Internet Accounts Preferences
  3. Select Add Other Account.
    Internet Accounts with Add Other Account highlighted.
  4. Select Mail account.
    Internet Accounts with Mail account highlighted.
  5. Type in your Name, Comcast Email Address, and Comcast Password, then select Sign In.
    Add a mail account with Name, Email Address, Password, and Sign In highlighted.
  6. Mac will ask what services to use, the defaults are fine, select Done.
    App use with Done highlighted.
  7. Your mail account is now setup.
    Mail account setup in Internet Accounts.
  8. You can now open Mail from your Apps folder or Dock to work with your mail at any time.
    Mac Mail

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Setting up Mac Mail to check your Comcast Email is fast and simple. It's easier to use and manage, in many cases, than your webmail, and you'll receive instant updates when you get new messages. This guide will take you through the setup step by step.
Before You Begin:
Comcast Xfinity Password
You will need to know your Comcast password to properly set everything up. If you need to, you can verify you have the right password, and even reset it should you need to.
Comcast Xfinity on Mac Mail
macOS stores all settings in a central place in System Preferences, then all applications get the information from there.
  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
    Apple Menu with System Preferences highlighted.
  2. Select Internet Accounts.
    Internet Accounts Preferences
  3. Select Add Other Account.
    Internet Accounts with Add Other Account highlighted.
  4. Select Mail account.
    Internet Accounts with Mail account highlighted.
  5. Type in your Name, Comcast Email Address, and Comcast Password, then select Sign In.
    Add a mail account with Name, Email Address, Password, and Sign In highlighted.
  6. Mac will ask what services to use, the defaults are fine, select Done.
    App use with Done highlighted.
  7. Your mail account is now setup.
    Mail account setup in Internet Accounts.
  8. You can now open Mail from your Apps folder or Dock to work with your mail at any time.
    Mac Mail