Help! I can send emails, but I can't receive them.

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by Linda Canestraro, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. I hate Vista. Nothing but problems since I got it in Feb. 2008. Now I can't
    send emails unless I go through Comcast email versus Windows Mail that my
    computer guy set up. He doesn't make house calls anymore. Told me to check
    the settings for server, but I don't know how to locate the settings on my
    computer. How do I find this? Help!
    Linda Canestraro, Dec 18, 2008
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  2. Linda Canestraro

    Colton Guest

    To edit your account settings:
    - Click "Tools"
    - Click "Accounts"
    - Select the email account to edit
    - Click "Properties" on the right side
    - Go to the "Server" tab
    ~ Comcast incoming mail server (POP3):
    ~ Comcast outgoing mail server (SMTP):
    - Go to the "Advanced" tab
    ~ POP3 Port: 25
    ~ SMTP Port: 110
    * The guide doesn't specify whether to use SSL or not, so I would disable the SSL
    checkbox under both port boxes.
    - Click "Apply"
    - Click "OK"

    Now try to Send/Recieve or Synchronize, and see if it works.
    Colton, Dec 18, 2008
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  3. Gary VanderMolen, Dec 18, 2008
  4. Linda Canestraro

    Colton Guest

    Colton, Dec 18, 2008
  5. Linda Canestraro

    Morten Guest

    When i send a e-mail to confirm the mail, i don't receive it, why?
    Morten, Dec 18, 2008
  6. Not sure what you mean. Do you mean you have enabled the
    option "Request a read receipt for all sent messages"?
    That option won't work unless the recipient has his email
    client configured to confirm receipts. It takes two to tango.
    Gary VanderMolen, Dec 18, 2008
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