Fix Outlook Error Code 0x80072f06 – Offline Address Book is Corrupt

ByDouglus James

Fix Outlook Error Code 0x80072f06 – Offline Address Book is Corrupt

MS Outlook is a vast application it accumulates several other few tools like calendar, address book in itself. Each tool has its storage file and any problem in a single file throws error. When a user updates the Offline Address Book (.OAB) online from the Exchange Server he/she gets the error code 0x80072f06. This affects the whole application and should be resolved

There is a manual method to repair and recover Outlook Address Book (.OAB) of you are getting Outlook Error Code 0x80072f06 but it is good to use Outlook Repair tool. However, if you are looking for a free method to fix Outlook.OAB file error then we have discussed some quick methods.

Why OAB File is Corrupted?

Well dealing with issues in Outlook users wonder what is causing the error. Knowing this is important to prevent the error to occur in future. Major reasons for Outlook 0x80072f06

  • If the Outlook Address Book (.OAB) file is not updated properly
  • If the File system of MS Outlook or Windows is damaged
  • Issues with Exchange security certificates
  • The OAB file could also be damaged if the Outlook is not properly installed

Fix Outlook 0x80072f06 Error

  • Open your system as Administrator
  • Now go to start and open Control panel window
  • Click on the System and Security and then System (visible with computer icon)
  • Click on the System Protection from the left pane
  • A dialog box will appear, click on the ‘System Restore’ button

fix outlook 0x80072f06 error

  • It will prompt for date and time for system restore
  • Follow the instructions and then start the Windows System Restore
  • Now wait till the process is complete
  • Restart the system and Outlook and check the error is fixed or not

Create New OAB File

Sometimes issues with the already existing file cause the error in OAB. So, delete the already created file and create a new Outlook Address Book (OAB File). Connect the OAB file with Exchange Server to synchronize it. After the synchronization is complete then outlook will work normally without showing any error message.

Outlook Repair Tool

If you have tried all the manual methods to solve Outlook error code 0x80072f06 and it is not fixed yet, then the only method left is Outlook Repair Tool. This software is compatible with all versions of windows operating system. One can use outlook repair tool with MS Outlook version 2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. Outlook recovery software repairs all the corrupted files and restores them in their original form. Y

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