While connecting with Exchange server if the settings are not properly configured then it shows errors. Some time the message is displayed in form of error codes and frequent error that users face is IMAP error 0X800CCC0E. MS Outlook, Outlook Express or any other mail application using Exchange server encountered this error. This abrupts the working of Exchange Server, here are the steps to fix Outlook Error 0X800CCC0E.
When the error occurred it displays the following message-The connection to the server has failed. Account: ‘your_account’, Server:’your_SMTP_server’, Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure (SSL): NO, Socket error: 10061, Error Number: 0x800ccc0e. There could be number of reasons why this error occurs. Considering all the scenarios, check out the top 10 ways to fix Exchange Server Error 0X800CCC0E.
This Error can be avoided by following methods
If the Outlook is not properly setup with Exchange Server then it will surely results in errors. Users should check that all the settings for e-mail account are correct. Users should ensure that username has complete e-mail address in it. Go to Files move to info and select Account Settings to check they are properly configured.
The most common cause of poor connectivity between Exchange Server and MS Outlook is bad internet connection. Before starting the Outlook application ensure you have proper Internet and settings of the Outlook are correct.
Sometimes there are chances that the add-ins, additional functionalities may be creating hindrances between Outlook and Exchange Server. So it is better to start it with less drivers and only basic functionalities. Start the Outlook in Safe Mode
Generally, Outlook identifies the suspicious emails and move them to junk folder, however, some messages still store in Inbox folder. Check inbox for these suspicious emails and delete them permanently from trash folder too. Some of these mails may block sending/ receiving of messages.
In many cases, it is found that the Windows Firewall/ Defender prevents from accessing some services over the network. Outlook or Exchange Server may be among these services. Check the settings of installed antivirus/ windows defender. Start Outlook again and check the error message is still appearing or not
Sometime the problem could be in the existing Outlook profile (PST). To check
You can also try Outlook Repair tool if the problem is in MS Outlook and not in Exchange Server. It repairs all the Outlook files and set the settings as per your requirement. If any corrupted file is causing problem between Outlook and Exchange Server then the software repairs it and make it usable.
These are the top 10 methods you can use if the Outlook shows error number 0X800CCC0E due to problem in connectivity between Exchange Server and MS Outlook.