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comcast emails not sending but show in sent folder

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comcast emails not sending but show in sent folder

Since 6/27, my emails are showing as sent but are not actually going out to anyone.  So, I tried sending emails via the online comcast email system via chrome.  When I send an email there, it looks like it goes out but then ends up in the draft folder so I must edit them again and click send.

 

I can send a test message to myself just fine though.

 

My email client is Outlook and I used the autodetect settings to set things up as imap.

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Re: comcast emails not sending but show in sent folder

I'm curious-------are any of the outgoing messages showing up in the Outbox in Outlook?  Also, are they showing up in the Sent folder for both the webmail UI and in Outlook?




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Re: comcast emails not sending but show in sent folder

doesn't show in outbox, shows as sent but also in draft

 

think it was a set up issue with outlook guessing at the settings with autoconfigure

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Re: comcast emails not sending but show in sent folder

The message should appear in the Draft folder, that's normal.  From what you are describing, the messages are in fact being sent.  If you are able to send yourself a test message, they are going out.  If they are not showing up in the Outbox, that tells me they are not lingering in Outlook.  So it appears that something is going on with your recipient.  Have they checked to see if your emails are going to the Spam/Junk folder in their account?




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