Support XFINITY Internet Differences Between XFINITY Connect and XFINITY Connect Lite


Find out what you can do in the Lite and Full versions of XFINITY Connect.

What is XFINITY Connect?

XFINITY Connect is a full-featured way to check email, voicemail, your Universal Address Book, and your calendar from one place. XFINITY Connect Lite is an alternative available for users who have an older browser or operating system on their computer and are unable to upgrade. We recommend you use the Full version of XFINITY Connect wherever possible in order to get the best experience.

The Differences Between Full and Lite Versions

You can perform many of the same tasks in the Lite version as in the Full version; however, the following features are not currently supported in the Lite version:

  • Right-clicking on items to produce menus.
  • Drag and drop functionality.
  • Mouse-over help functions.
  • Information about the size of particular folders.
  • The ability to hide the ad on the right side of the window.

To Switch From the Full Version of XFINITY Connect to the Lite Version

  1. Click the Preferences tab.
  2. Click General.
  3. Select XFINITY Connect Lite.
  4. Click Save.
  5. To see the change, refresh your browser window or press F5.

To Switch From the Lite Version to the Full Version

  1. Click the Preferences tab.
  2. Click General.
  3. Select XFINITY Connect.
  4. Click Save.
  5. The update takes effect the next time you log into XFINITY Connect. If you want it to take effect immediately, simply log out and log right back in.
Here are some tips for free upgrades to get in the Full version:
  • Set your screen resolution to 1024 x 768 or higher.
  • Make sure you use the most recent version of your browser. Comcast supports several browsers including: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6+, Mozilla Firefox 3.0+, and Safari 3+ (on Mac OSX).

Find more tips here.

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