Comcast is one of the most popular and efficient Internet and email-based service providers. It has over 50 million subscribers in the United States and Europe. Comcast Mail has an easy-to-use interface. Its web interface is also intuitive. You can easily and quickly configure the Comcast email settings on any email client.

You also have the facility to create personalized Comcast email signatures and the advanced security features are also pretty popular. Despite all the above awesome features, users tend to face some issues or errors while using their Comcast accounts. In this article, we shall be analyzing one such Comcast error in detail.

The Comcast Email error 0x800ccc0e stops users from sending or receiving emails by utilizing their email client. This error, in particular, occurs with Outlook users.

Reasons behind the Comcast Email error 0x800ccc0e:

Some of the common causes of the Comcast Email error 0x800ccc0e are listed below.

  1. Unstable Internet connection
  2. Configuration changes that can block Outlook connection
  3. Incorrect antivirus settings
  4. Some of the features of Outlook that are getting blocked by your firewall
  5. Errors in SMTP authentication
  6. Duplicate accounts
  7. Suspicious emails

Now that we have seen the reasons, let’s look into the troubleshooting methods to fix the issue.

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Troubleshooting methods

Method 1: Getting a stable Internet connection

An unstable Internet connection is one of the primary reasons behind the Comcast error under discussion. So, if your Internet connection is poor, fix it and ensure that you have a proper one.

Method 2: Having proper firewall configuration

Improper firewall settings might very well be the reason behind the issue. So, make sure that the firewall settings on your computer are set in such a way that it does not affect the functioning of Comcast Mail.

Method 3: Restarting the email client

Try restarting your email client. Since the Comcast Email error 0x800ccc0e occurs often while using Outlook/Outlook Express, try restarting this email client. Now, try logging into Comcast Mail once again. This troubleshooting method has been known to solve the problem for many Comcast users.

Method 4: Correcting the Comcast server settings (Outlook)

Since incorrect settings might lead to the issue under discussion, ensure that you have the following correct settings for Comcast Mail:

Incoming Mail server settings (POP3):

  1. Server Name:
  2. Port Number: 995
  3. Encryption: SSL

Outgoing Mail server settings (SMTP):

  1. Server Name:
  2. Port Number: 587
  3. Encryption: TLS

Method 5: Deleting duplicate accounts

In some situations, the Comcast error 0x800ccc0e might pop up due to duplicate accounts. In such cases, the only way to resolve the issue is by deleting these duplicate accounts.

Try the methods provided above to fix the Comcast Email error 0x800ccc0e. If you need further technical assistance, click on the Call button on this page. Our technical support team will be happy to help you.