How To Fix Email Server Not Working?

Email Server Not Working

If your email server is not working, you may not be able to send any emails. The issue mostly occurs when you have not configured your email account settings correctly. Consider the steps that are given below to fix the email server not working issue.

  • Step : 1 Ensure that your Internet connection is good enough to send and receive emails.
  • Step : 2 If there are any issues with your Internet Service Provider, you have to wait until it is fixed.
  • Step : 3 Check whether the email server is configured correctly. 
  • Step : 4 If you have configured your email account on an email client, make sure that you have entered the right credentials.
  • Step : 5 Verify whether you have entered the right incoming and outgoing mail server details.
  • Step : 6 Sign in to your email account using the correct username and password.
  • Step : 7 If the antivirus or firewall software is blocking the connection, temporarily disable the security software.
  • Step : 8 If you have configured the outgoing server by entering the port number 25, which is the insecure port, try changing the port numbers.
  • Step : 9 You can set up the SMTP server using the port numbers 587 or 465.
  • Step : 10 The SSL/TLS connection ensures email security and keeps your account safe.
  • Step : 11 If the email server is down in your area, try logging in to your email account after a few hours.
  • Step : 12 If you have set up your email account, open Microsoft Outlook.
  • Step : 13 Click the Tools menu and select Accounts.
  • Step : 14 Select the account and click the Outgoing server tab. Click the More Options tab.
  • Step : 15 When the Authentication dialog box opens, choose the Authentication type.
  • Step : 16 You can now set the correct settings and check whether the issue is resolved.
  • Step : 17 Once you have changed the settings, the email server not working issue will be fixed.
  • Step : 18 If you need a remote assistance to fix email server not working issues, you can click on the Call button on this page. Your issues will be easily resolved.
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