I can recieve email but cant send email. the account that I set up was <email address hidden>

Asked by Michael Gregory on 2010-09-14

I am setting up my email. I can recieve email on the account <email address hidden> but the smtp settings do not allow me to send an email. Comcast is smtp.comcast.net can you help?

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Michael Gregory
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2010-09-20
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2010-09-14
Marc Stewart (marc.stewart) said : #1

Have you made sure to use a secure outgoing connection on the correct port (587)?

http://customer.comcast.com/Pages/FAQViewer.aspx?Guid=b454828c-37a6-459a-9191-2a1b0f2bb20e

Also check SSL / Encryption / Password settings for the SMTP. You may want to call comcast too

Michael Gregory (mgregor2) said : #3

Have you made sure to use a secure outgoing connection on the correct port (587)? This and not using SSL is what I believe solved my problem.
Thanks