MS Outlook or Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager, which is a part of MS Office suite. Mainly used as an email application, you can also perform a number of other operations on it. It includes a task manager, contact manager, journal, calendar and other exciting features. It can be used as a stand-along application as well as with MS Exchange Server and MS SharePoint Server. While using Microsoft Outlook as an email application (particularly for professional emails), you may find an error. The most common error is not able to send or receive any email in your Outlook inbox.
If you are also facing same issue, then just relax as this article has got you covered with everything to fix this error out. Just remember that after trying every solution that has been mentioned below, try sending (Check Send Email Status) a test email or ask someone to send you a mail (Check Receive Email Status):
- Make sure you are connected to the internet via a wired or wireless mode
- Check the Outlook email account settings. If you found any problem there, correct it immediately
- Remove all suspicious emails from your mailbox. To access them you can use your ISP’s web-based email program or contact your ISP and ask them to remove the same on your behalf.
- Go the antivirus (installed on your device) manufacturer’s website and check for additional suggestions. That’s because your antivirus may be stopping you to send or emails to/from a particular email address, of course due to security reasons.
- Configure your firewall software properly to facilitate Outlook access the internet
- Repair your Outlook or Outlook express
- Ensure that your Outlook email profile works correctly
- Try sending an email by running Outlook in safe mode
- Run the Inbox Repair Tool to fix your .pst file
- Clean up all the message that are stuck in your Outbox
- Verify all the SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) email addresses in the distribution list
If the problem still persists, visit Office.com/setup or contact Microsoft customer support team and get the problem fixed by a certified technician. The best part is you can contact them at anytime as they work 24*7. You will surely get a solution!
Lena Smith is a technical writer with and has interest in writing about the latest product launches as well as the solution of the bugs users face while using them. She keeps her readers updated about the latest products through her articles and blogs. Till date, she has written hundreds of articles and blogs about Microsoft Office versions, Web browsers, antivirus and other technical stuff.