How to fix the Windows Live Mail having problem in sync ( Hotmail, Outlook, Live, MSN)

How to fix the Windows Live Mail having problem in sync ( Hotmail, Outlook, Live, MSN)
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Find out how to fix the Windows Live Mail having problem in sync (Hotmail, Outlook, Live, MSN). You are able to synchronize in the Microsoft Outlook account without having any troubles by installing the POP3 or IMAP into the server configuration.

Some email users such as Hotmail, Outlook, Live and MSN have been struggling to use the Windows Live Mail for synchronization as  synchronous DeltaSync protocol is no longer in use. Don’t woryy, Microsoft will not disable any services; It just upgrades to Exchange ActiveSync protocol, making the Windows Live Mail stop syncing your accounts and creating error notifications. If it occurs, the instruction below will help you to solve it out.

How can you recognise this problem?

For some people using the Windows Live Mail on desktop, which are connected to the accounts of Hotmail, Outlook, Windows live and MSN, do not find any problems until all the accounts on Windows Live Mail suddenly stopped working and cannot be synchronized again.

When the error occurs, a Windows Live Mail’s voice mail will appear showing a message on that error: “Some error occurred while processing the requested tasks.
Please review the list of error below for more details”.

Under that error tab, you will notice an error message: ”Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail your email Id account. Error code/ID: 0x8008488E7″.

Even now you have not met that error yet but latter or sooner, it will appear as long as Microsoft is going to upgrade all the Microsoft accounts in favour of synchronising Exchange Active Sync protocol.

In another hand, some people think it is so complicated, why they don’t establish a Windows Live Mail having Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) supported directly. The fact is Microsoft has been trying to release an updated Windows Live Mail for supporting EAS; yet, it was out of the plan and made many errors for the Windows Live Mail users. Therefore, Microsoft will directly upgrade all accounts in order to supporting EAS protocol. As a result, Windows Mail Live will stop synchronizing all the emails with Hotmail or other Microsoft accounts unless you have Add POP3/IMAP Protocol in Windows Live Mail.

How to fix problems

To fix the synchrony of Windows Live Mail with Hotmail, Live, Outlook and other accounts of Microsoft, you need to add Microsoft accounts into Windows Live Mail using POP3 or IMAP protocols. Moreover, you also have to eliminate all existing accounts on Windows Live Mail.

The instruction below provides all details on how to supplement Microsoft account with POP3/IMAP protocols in Windows Live Mail.

  1. Access program Windows Live Mail, open tab ‘Accounts’. Then click ‘Email’ under the tab ‘Accounts’.
  2. A Windows Live Mail dialog box will pop up, you will require to fill some compulsory information such as Microsoft email address, password, display name.
  3. Click ‘Remember this password’ if you wish.
  4. Scroll down to the end and click “Manually configure server settings”. Then ‘Next’ to continue.
  5. Next, you can see some options for configure server settings. Opt to the settings listed below.

POP3 Protocol Settings

Incoming server information:

    • Server Type: POP3.
    • Server Address: pop-Mail.Outlook.com (Port: 995).
    • Logon User Name: Your Windows Live ID (Microsoft account email ID).

Outgoing Server Information:

    • Server Address: smtp-mail.outlook.com (port 25).
    • Requires a secure connection SSL (Yes/Check).
    • Requires Authentication (Yes/Check).

IMAP Protocol Settings

Incoming server information:

    • Server Type: IMAP.
    • Server Address: imap-Mail.Outlook.com (Port:  993).
    • Logon User Name: Your Windows Live ID (Microsoft account email ID).

Outgoing Server Information:

    • Server Address: smtp-mail.outlook.com (port 25).
    • Requires a secure connection SSL (Yes/Check).
    • Requires Authentication (Yes/Check).

After finishing providing required information, click the ‘Next’ button and your email account has been complemented with the chosen protocol. Finally, you can make a double check if there any synchrony problems incurred.

Besides, if you are using Window 10 or Window 8/8.1, you also can make use of Official Mail app which works well and does not have any problems.

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