Outlook.com not receiving emails

outlook not receiving emails

Outlook is one of the leading webmail featured by the Microsoft. It is generally used for the emails application. It also consists Contacts, Calendars, task manager and much more. Outlook made the email service very effective and hence allow the users to enjoy the mail function in an easy manner.

Having so many benefits, Outlook also undergoes for the downside and due to this, the users face an issue. Some of the reported issues are mentioned below with the solution.

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Outlook.com not receiving emails: - To resolve this issue, create a new email profile and to do the same, press 'Windows key and R key' together to open the 'Run box', now type “Control” in that box and click 'OK'. After clicking the same, 'Control Panel' will appear, click on “User Accounts” and then click on “Mail”. Thereafter you will see the 'Mail Setup box', click “Show Profiles” and from the same, click on “Add” to start the new profile. Give the name of the profile and then go to the “Manual Configure Server Setting”. From the 'Choose Service' section, click on “Internet Email” and here set your Account Type as POP3 and provide the correct details of the email client in Incoming Server Setting and Outgoing Server Setting. After performing the previous step, click “Next” and finally click “Finish”.

Outlook not receiving emails but can send: - First of all check your Junk Folder might be the emails reach to the junk folder instead of Inbox. The another cause may be the Inbox Filter, if the sort order is different then you won't be able to receive the new email. To resolve such thing, from your Inbox, select “Filter” and then select “All”, thereafter click on “Sort by” and select the Date. The next cause may be due to the “Focused Inbox” if it is enabled, then you might receive the new email in the “Other tab”, click on other tab and check your emails.

Outlook unable to send or receive emails: - a possible cause of this issue is due to the incorrect email server setting. Make sure you have entered the correct details of email administrator in the Incoming Server Setting and Outgoing Server Setting. Also, ensure that your account is set in POP3.


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