“Are you receiving the synchronizing subscribed folders error while trying to configure an IMAP account with the Outlook application?” If yes, you’re not alone. Recently, many users, like you, have been facing this error with Outlook.
Continue reading this page to know why you’re receiving the synchronizing subscribed folders error and how to fix it.
Cause of the error:
Usually, when you set up an IMAP account, the Outlook application reads its header information. Once it is read successfully, you can use the send/receive option to complete the rest of the email synchronization process.
But, when Outlook fails to read the header information, the “Outlook can’t synchronize subscribed folders” or “synchronizing subscribed folders: reported error (0x800CCC0E)” message is displayed on the screen.
Solutions of the error:
Even if this error looks complicated, you can fix it easily and quickly.
Increase the Send/Receive time
Step : 1 Open the Outlook application.
Step : 2 Locate the SEND/RECEIVE menu and click on it.
Step : 3 Now, expand the Send/Receive Group option by clicking the checkbox beside it.
Step : 4 Select the Define Send/Receive Groups option.
Step : 5 Click the Edit option.
Step : 6 Select the “Download headers for subscribed folders” option.
Step : 7 Click OK.
Now, configure your IMAP account with the Outlook application. Try the next solution given below if you receive the synchronizing subscribed folders error again.