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Outlook 365 Sync Time Has Slowed Substantially to Comcast.net Account

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Outlook 365 Sync Time Has Slowed Substantially to Comcast.net Account

I've seen a lot of posts related to changing POP/IMAP settings to retain or regain access to Comcast.net accounts. I haven't had to do that, but I have had another issue that could be related to changes Comcast has made recently.

 

Starting about mid-November when I access my email account(s) using Outlook 365 on my PC, when a send/receive (S/R) is executed, the response time has increased substantially. Prior, the S/R would access the servers within 1-2 seconds. Now the S/R access takes 11-20+ seconds EVERY time. 

 

I have no problems actually accessing the servers and I do get all the emails. The configuration I used in September after updating to Outlook 365 still works today.

 

But, can anyone explain why the response time during a S/R request has slowed so much?

 

It's not so bad that I can't do anything, but I haven't seen anything or been sent any information explaining this impact or telling me to expect it.

Thanks