OUTLOOK NOT SYNCING WITH IPHONE

If the Outlook account you have added to your iPhone is not syncing with your device, you should check a few settings. Check the factors listed in this article and fix the Outlook not syncing with iPhone issue.

CHECK THE CONNECTION

  • Step 1:Your Outlook account will not sync with your iPhone without a proper Internet connection.
  • Step 2:So, check your Internet’s stability. If it is not stable enough, take the necessary steps to fix it and check whether your issue is resolved.

RESET THE NETWORK SETTINGS

  • Step 1:When there is an issue with the network settings, you will face a sync problem.
  • Step 2:In most instances, resetting the network settings can help you fix the issue.
  • Step 3:To do so, just tap the Settings icon on your iPhone and select General. Then, choose Reset> Reset Network Settings.
  • Step 4:Once the network settings are restored, check whether Outlook can sync with your iPhone.

RE-ADD YOUR ACCOUNT

    When you remove your Outlook account from your iPhone and re-add it, the sync issues can be fixed to some extent. Follow these instructions for the detailed procedure to remove and re-add your account:

  • Step 1:On your iPhone, tap the Settings icon.
  • Step 2:On the Settings page, tap on Passwords & Accounts.
  • Step 3:On the Passwords & Accounts page, tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  • Step 4:Locate your Outlook account and tap Delete Account at the bottom.
  • Step 5:Again, go to the Mail, Contacts, Calendars page and re-add your Outlook account.
  • Step 6:Now, check whether your Outlook account is syncing with your iPhone.

FIX THE TIME SETTINGS

  • Step 1: Incorrect time settings may lead to sync issues. To fix them, tap Settings on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: When directed to the Settings page, tap Password & Accounts.
  • Step 3: On the next screen, tap on your Outlook account and set the Mail days to sync to “no limit.”
  • Step 4: Now, check whether your issue is resolved. If the issue is not yet resolved, check whether you have disabled the Fetch New Data option. Proceed with the next solution to enable Fetch New Data

TURN ON THE FETCH NEW DATA OPTION

  • Step 1:On your iPhone, tap the Settings icon.
  • Step 2:On the Settings page, tap Passwords & Accounts.
  • Step 3:On the next screen, tap your Outlook account.
  • Step 4:Check whether you have disabled the Fetch New Data option. If so, enable the option and check whether the sync problem is resolved.

CHECK YOUR MAIL SETTINGS

  • Step 1:If the server settings are incorrect, you will face significant issues with your Outlook account.
  • Step 2:To check the server settings, go to the Mail, Contacts, Calendars page and select your Outlook account.
  • Step 3:Tap Advanced and check whether the server settings are correct. If there is any mistake, make the necessary changes.

TURN ON BACKGROUND APP REFRESH

Turn On Background App Refresh
  • Step 1:In most instances, enabling background app refresh can help you fix the syncing issues.
  • Step 2:To proceed further, go to the Settings page.
  • Step 3:There, tap General> Background App Refresh.
  • Step 4:If Background App Refresh is disabled, enable it and check whether the sync problems are fixed

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