• November 9, 2020 10:34 pm
  • Aberdeen

Here are some of the methods to try to fix Outlook Send Receive Error

  1. Check your Internet connection
    Sometimes, the simplest of things causes a string of problems. Hence, the first thing that you should do is check if your Internet connection is working fine.
  2. Check your Outlook email settings
    If your Internet connection is fine, then the next thing you should do is ensure that your email credentials are inserted correctly in Outlook email settings. Wrong Outlook email/account settings is one of the common causes of Outlook send receive error.
    To fix your Outlook account settings, go to File > Info > Account settings.
    Select ‘Account settings’ in the dropdown menu and go to Email tab. Click New.
    Go to Add new account and enter you details like name, password, and email address.
    Once everything is done, select Finish and click on Close.
  3. Check outgoing server settings
    One of the main reasons for Outlook send receive error is incorrect email settings.
    To do this, you can do the following-
    Go to File > Account settings.
    Select ‘Account settings’ in the dropdown menu and go to the Change tab.
    Click on ‘More Settings’ > ‘Outgoing Server.’
    Select the checkbox next to ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.’
    Select ‘Log on to incoming server before sending mail.’
    Click Ok.
  4. Check POP3 & SMTP settings
    If you can send email but not receive them, check your POP3 settings and cross-check all the given details. If you can receive email but not send them, then check your SMTP settings and cross-check all the details.
  5. Delete any suspected emails
    Sometimes suspicious emails lead to Outlook send receive error.
    Suspicious emails can also be loaded with malware. Delete any such emails before they cause harm.
  6. Disable antivirus software temporarily
    If your antivirus software conflicts with Outlook application, then it can create Outlook send receive error. Disable antivirus temporarily and try accessing your account. Do not forget to turn the antivirus software back on after troubleshooting.
  7. Disable firewall settings
    Just like antivirus software, firewall settings too conflict with Outlook application, sometimes. Disable firewall setting temporarily to check if Outlook send receive error is being caused by this. Do not forget to turn the firewall settings back on after troubleshooting.
  8. Update Outlook application
    If you have recent updates pending, then update it to fix Outlook send receive error. Updates come with improvements with performance, bug fixes, and security enhancements. Hence, update the Outlook application in all your devices for its smooth functioning.
  9. Open Outlook in safe mode

These are some of the methods you can try to fix Outlook send receive error. If you aren’t able to fix the error despite trying these methods, contact our Outlook Support Phone Number +44-808-196-8126 for immediate assistance.


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