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how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

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how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

How do I get my other family members POP email accounts switched over to IMAP?  My primary email has been switched over and is working with windows 8 Mail

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Re: how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

Use the same site you used to request the primary account conversion,  only submit the secondary account email address

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Re: how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

Comcast doesn't offer IMAP services at this time. Only POP3. 

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Re: how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

Comcast does have IMAP service available.  It is in "Beta" testing but it is working fine for me with  Windows8 mail.

 

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Re: how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

[ Edited ]

You can register for the beta of IMAP.

The URL for the registration site is https://xcsignup.comcast.net/onboardingapps/imap  Once registered your account will be moved to our Beta platform and will be accessible via IMAP within 72 hours.



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Re: how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

I have been told that the IMAP beta works only with the primary e mail account, and not with secondary e mail.  Is that not true?  

 

 

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Re: how do I switch secondary email accounts to IMAP

No, not true.

You can add the Secondaries.



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