Comcast Xfinity Email Settings Configuration Guide


Comcast Xfinity emails support most of the email clients and browsers to let users access their accounts. But it is inevitable to configure Comcast Xfinity emails with proper servers settings in all of them if you wish to use them without any issues. However, Comcast Xfinity offers an automatic setup whenever you register or perform new logins, but going for a manual account setup fixes some estimated errors. 

The Comcast outgoing server is quite straightforward, but the incoming server setup can be a little tricky if you don’t know which protocol to choose. Considering Comcast Xfinity email settings requests of users, we have assembled IMAP, POP, and STMP servers configuration setups in this article. Keep reading! 

What are the Correct Comcast Xfinity Email Settings? 

Before you set up your Comcast Xfinity email account on different email clients, you need to know the correct account configurations settings. Thereby, here is the list of proper STMP, POP, and IMAP protocols set up. 

Comcast Xfinity IMAP Incoming Settings

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Server Hostname Name:
  • Port: 993 (or select 143 if 993 is not available or does not work)
  • User Name: your user name or Comcast email address
  • Connection Security: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication: Password

Comcast Xfinity POP Incoming Settings 

  • Incoming Account Type: POP
  • Username: Comcast Xfinity email account address
  • POP server Hostname:
  • POP server port: 995 with SSL
  • AUthentication: Yes, PAssword
  • SSL/TLS: Allowed/ Yes

Comcast Xfinity STMP Outgoing Server Settings

  • Account Type: STMP
  • Server Hostname Name:
  • Insecure Port Port: 587 (or select 465 only if n587 is not available or does not work)
  • STMP secure port: 25
  • Username: Your complete Comcast Xfinity email address
  • Connection Security: STARTTLS (or SSL/TLS on port 465)
  • Authentication: Password

The POP incoming server protocol is the old incoming email server type that had been replaced by IMAP. However, if you choose to use POP protocol, it can sometimes show up issues in letting you check your mailbox (and emails) on different devices. Thus, we recommend you to go for IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) when you configure Comcast email account settings using varied email clients. 

The process to set up a Comcast Xfinity email account on different email clients varies. However, most of them require starting with the add account option and selection of manual setup. Hereafter, enter the details mentioned above to enable your Comcast Xfinity email to work properly in any email client.