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Windows Mail not syncing – Windows 10

Windows Mail not syncing. When you try opening the Windows Mail in the computer, you will see the below error mentioning that Mail not synced yet. The emails will not get downloaded to the app and even the send/receive will not work.

You may receive the following sync issues in Mail and Calendar. Follow the below resolution steps in order to fix the issue with the Mail not syncing.

Resolution Steps:

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the issue with the mail not syncing.

Install Windows Updates:
  1. Make sure that Windows Updates has been set to automatic in the services.
  2. Check for the updates and install all of them.
  3. Once the updates are installed, reboot the computer and check with the Mail and Calendar.
Change the sync duration:

If you are not able to see the old emails than a week or a month, try to change the sync duration from the settings.

  1. Press Windows logo key + I keys on the keyboard to open the Setting window directly.

 

2. Choose the Accounts and then choose the account that you want to work on.

3. Choose Change mailbox sync settings.

4. Under Download new content, choose an option as appropriate.

5. Under Download email from, choose any time or another option as appropriate.

6. Choose Done > Save.

Remove and reconfigure your email account:

If you are facing the issue with the secondary email that is not syncing, you can remove it and re-configure it. Note that the Microsoft Account that you used to sign in to Windows, is added to Mail and Calendar apps by default and can’t be removed.

  1. Press Windows logo key + I keys on the keyboard to open the Setting window directly.
  2. Choose the Accounts and then choose the account that you want to work on.
  3. Choose Delete Account.
  4. The Delete account option removes the account from the Mail and Calendar apps, but it doesn’t affect the account itself.
  5. Add the account again. See Set up your account for more info.
Change the privacy settings to enable syncing:
  1. Press Windows logo key + I keys on the keyboard to open the Setting window directly.
  2. Choose the Privacy tile.
  3. Choose Calendar on the left navigation pane.
  4. Turn on Let apps access my Calendar.
  5. Under Choose apps that can access calendar, make sure that access is turned on for App Connector and Mail and Calendar.
  6. Now, go to the Mail and check if all the emails got downloaded successfully.

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