Windows Live Mail Stopped Sending Emails

If your emails are not being sent from the Windows Live Mail client, perform the troubleshooting steps provided on this web page. First, delete the email message that has not been sent.

Spam filtering:

  • Step 1:The content of the email message might be considered as spam. So, try to compose a new email message with a unique subject line and two lines of content.
  • Step 2:Send this email message to the same email account.
  • Step 3:If the email message is received correctly, the problem is not with the email account.
  • Step 4:If the email is not sent, review the bounce message you received and resolve it accordingly.

Server settings:

  • Step 1:Launch the main window of the Windows Live Mail account, right-click your email account, and select the Properties option.
  • Step 2:Navigate to the Servers tab, go to the Outgoing Mail Server section, and select the checkbox next to the ‘My server requires authentication’ option.
  • Step 3:Once you click the Settings button, the Outgoing Mail Server dialog box will appear on the screen.
  • Step 4:Select the radio button beside the ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’ option and click the OK option.

Corrupted emails:

  • Step 1:Try to delete all the previously unsent email messages from the Outbox folder.
  • Step 2:Sometimes, this problem might resolve automatically after a while.
  • Step 3:If not, contact our technical experts by clicking the Call button available on this web page. They will assist you in resolving the email sending problem on the Windows Live Mail client.
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