Outlook send receive error Learn How to fix Outlook Not Receiving Emails

Outlook users face many types of errors due to corruption in PST files, inaccessible Outlook data files, profile corruption, etc. One of them is the “Outlook Not Receiving Emails” error faced by every Outlook user. This guide aims to explain all about this common error in detail and methods to fix it as well. Keep your eyes on this guide for more understanding!!

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Microsoft Outlook does many functions like sending and receiving emails, calendaring, task management, contacts management, etc. The main function is sending and receiving mails which plays an important role in the user’s life. But what happens when the “Outlook Error code 0x8004210a” occurs that stops you to send and receive an email from Outlook application. Let us have a look at this error in detail…..

What does “Outlook Mail Receiving Problem” means?

This problem generates an Outlook email send receive error that is mostly occur in Outlook version 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007. It occurs when a user sends or receives emails after the changes made in outlook settings or protocols. After operating system up-gradation, these changes automatically occurs or users manually make changes without knowing anything. It is encountered due to wrong timeout settings and also account settings including SSL layer authentication, port number, and other relevant settings.

There are some Outlook common errors:

  • “Outlook data file cannot be accessed” (error code 8004010F)
  • “None of the authentication methods supported by this client is supported by your server” (error code 0x800CCC80)
  •  “The operation failed. An object could not be found”
  •   “The operation timed out while waiting for a response from the receiving server” (error code 8004210A)
  •  “Outlook is unable to connect to the proxy server” (error code 0)
  • error 0x80042108A Outlook receiving
  • Outlook send receive error 0x80040610

Now after understanding the error in detail, let’s begin with some methods to fix it.

Easy Methods to Troubleshoot “Outlook Not Receiving Emails” error-

There are many manual steps that you can perform to fix the Outlook error as follows:

Locating the Outlook PST

  1. Initially, launch Outlook application and open in by entering your Outlook details.
  2. Then hit on File>> Account Settings>> Account Settings.
  3. Now, in the account settings, visit the Data files tab.
  4. Keep the name and path of the Outlook PST in your mind that is represented by a checkmark before it.
  5. At last, press on close.

Creating a new Outlook profile

You can set up Outlook’s new profile manually using IMAP/POP3 account or auto account set up. Follow the steps below for both of the ways:

For Auto Account Set up:

  1. Visit the Control Panel of your system then hit on Mail.
  2. Then a Mail Setup – Outlook window will open. Hit on show profiles at the right side.
  3. A Mail dialogue box will appear then press the Add option.
  4. Now, enter a new Outlook Profile Name in the New Profile window. Tap the OK button.
  5. Then enter your credentials in the Add Account window>> Next. Now, your account will be created.

For Manual Set up:

Follow the steps below for creating an Outlook new profile as follows:

  1. Into the  Add Account dialogue box, choose the Manual setup or additional server types option. Hit on Next.
  2. Then in the Choose Service dialogue box, choose POP or IMAP option to connect to a POP or IMAP account and press Next.
  3. Now, enter your Outlook account details in POP and IMAP Account Settings. Choose Existing Outlook Data File option in the  Deliver messages to. Hit on Browse and, choose the Outlook data file of the previous account and press OK. 
  4. Hit on Next.
  5. Press on Close in Test Account Settings and then hit on Finish.

Setting the newly created Outlook profile as the default

Follow the below steps:

  1. Visit the Control Panel of your system then hit on Mail.
  2. Now in the Mail Setup – Outlook, hit on Show Profiles.
  3. Choose the newly created profile in the Mail window, hit on Properties.
  4. Then press on Email Accounts in the Mail Setup windows.
  5. Now, go to Data File in Account Settings window, and hit on Set as Default. Press on Close. 
  6. At last, you will find a new Outlook data file is created, and no issues arise further.

So these all are the manual steps to solve Outlook email send receive error. But there are many errors occurs due to corruption in PST file. Therefore, you can use PST Repair utility to repair damaged PST files quickly without any data loss risk. 

Final Thoughts

An error occurs due to sending and receiving Outlook emails discussed here. All manual solutions also explained here to fix the Outlook Not Receiving Emails issue. And at last, to repair the corrupted PST file, an expert solution is given. 

About The Author:

As a content writer, I specialize in Email Migration, Data Recovery, Email Backup, and File Management. I have been writing professionally for two years now. There is so much information available in this field that I am intrigued by the newer technologies and techniques.

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