Users encounter Outlook error 0x8004060c while trying to send emails from their Outlook account. When this error occurs, then Outlook won’t be able to receive the incoming emails.
This is an annoying error as users are neither able to send or receive their emails. If the same error is bothering you, then follow this article for the possible way outs.
Try out the following solutions and see which one can help you to get rid of this error on the go.
Outlook requires an internet connection for sending or receiving your emails. Thus, you need to connect your device to a stable network that will be able to support Outlook.
Also, Make sure that you have sufficient cellular data to operate your Outlook account.
Similarly, if you are using WiFi, then connect your device to another wireless network. Otherwise, Outlook might fail to work if too many devices are trying to access the same network.
Then, reload your Outlook account and see whether you can send and receive emails correctly. If not, then move your way down to the next method.
Outlook might be unable to send/receive emails due to a lack of supported browser. So, open Outlook in another browser and try to send/receive emails.
If ‘Outlook send receive error 0x8004060c’ persists in the new browser, then the problem is not related to your browser. Hence, you will need to check out the other methods.
An older version of the browser can prevent Outlook from sending or receiving emails. Thus, update the browser in the following ways:
We have witnessed the Windows Firewall as a conflicting factor for Microsoft Outlook. Thus, users often receive an error while sending or receiving emails.
Hence, we would recommend you to turn off Windows Firewall temporarily and check the issue by the following steps:
Others can type Windows Firewall into the Windows search box and press the ‘Enter’ option to access Windows Firewall.
Then, click the ‘Turn on Windows Firewall On or Off’ link on the left pane and select the ‘Disable’ option to turn off the Firewall. Now, open MS Outlook and retry to send the unsent emails.
Also, check whether you have new emails in your inbox. Then, you will understand whether the problem is resolved or not.
Outlook might fail to send or receive emails if you have set the Server Timeout Settings low.
Thus, follow the given steps to configure the Server Timeout Settings and increase the timeout.
Safe Mode is a special Windows feature to launch Outlook without any add-ons.
Thus, run Outlook in Safe Mode so that no add-ons can interrupt its working.
Here’s we have explained how to enter the Safe Mode.
Corrupted Outlook data PST file is another cause of Outlook error 0x8004060c. So, you can repair the corrupted PST files with the Inbox Repair tool of Outlook.
Note: The number at the end of ‘C: Program Files (x86)Microsoft Office 16’ is the version of MS Outlook you are using. Hence you will need to replace the number if needed.
After using the most appropriate solution see whether you have solved Outlook error 0x8004060c successfully for your Outlook account or not. For additional help, you can take the opinion of software experts.