Windows 10 Mail Not Syncing

Have you heard of the word syncing? It is just a process of having the data updated on all platforms or devices evenly. In this regard, email syncing is no different. The email syncing is a way of making sure you have the same emails on several platforms or email clients. If you are running the Windows 10 operating system, you may come across a point where you can’t sync your emails. Well, let me guide you through some Windows 10 mail not syncing troubleshooting steps that might help the non-syncing error.

Method 1: Run Windows Troubleshooter

  • Step 1: Launch the Windows 10 computer.
  • Step 2: Click the Start menu and open Control Panel from the list.
  • Step 3: Scroll down the control panel window, locate the Troubleshooting option, and double-click to open it.
  • Step 4: The troubleshooting window will open and you will find different troubleshooting steps you can run on your computer.
  • Step 5: On the left panel of the Troubleshooting window, click the option View All.
  • Step 6: Select the Windows Store application in the list and run the troubleshooter.
  • Step 7: You can carry out the on-screen instructions and finish the Windows 10 mail not syncing troubleshooting step.
  • Step 8: See if this method helps you in resolving the syncing error on your Windows 10 computer.

Method 2: Change Your Privacy Settings

  • Step 1: Click the Start icon on the Windows 10 computer and open Settings from the list.
  • Step 2: The Settings window will open, and you will see a list of options.
  • Step 3: Locate and click the Privacy option (lock icon).
  • Step 4: On the left pane of the Privacy window, select the Calendar option.
  • Step 5: Make sure all the options in the Calendar settings are set to ON (blue color).
  • Step 6: The options are:
  • Step 7: Let apps access my calendar- ON
  • Step 8: App connector- ON
  • Step 9: Mail and Calendar- ON
  • Step 10: Microsoft people- ON
  • Step 11: Restart the Windows 10 computer and then open the browser. 
  • Step 12: Try syncing your emails to check if the method has resolved the Windows 10 mail not syncing error.

Method 3: Change Sync Settings In Mailbox

  • Step 1: Follow the steps as mentioned below.
  • Step 2: Click the Start button and open the Settings window.
  • Step 3: Click Accounts from the list of options displayed in the window.
  • Step 4: Select Mailbox sync settings and from the Download email from the drop-down menu, choose the Anytime option.
  • Step 5: Click on the Save button to save changes to the settings.

Method 4: Run A System File Check In Command Prompt

  • Step 1: Click the start button on the Windows 10 computer.
  • Step 2: In the search bar, type command prompt and the search result will be seen.
  • Step 3: You can also launch the command prompt from the Run command (Windows key + R) and enter cmd in the blank field.
  • Step 4: Right-click on the command prompt and select the option Run as administrator.
  • Step 5: When the command prompt opens, enter the following command sfc /scannow and press the Enter button.
  • Step 6: After solving Windows 10 mail not syncing error, Restart the computer.
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