How to troubleshoot Outlook SMTP error?


Outlook mail is undoubtedly one of the most preferred email services that are being used by computer users across the world. This Microsoft’s email comes up with several unmatched features, keyboard shortcuts, and the ease of installation. Regardless of these features and excellent functionalities, you may experience several glitches with MS Outlook. The most common among them is when your mail fails to connect to the SMTP server.

The occurrence of this issue halts the entire sending or receiving email operation. To get rid of this problem, you must be aware of the reasons behind it. Three common causes:

  1. ISP problem
  2. Firewall issues
  3. Server problems

What must be popping up to the surface of your mind is how to get rid of these problems. The simplest answer to this question is by implementing Outlook mail troubleshooting steps given in this article:

  • ISP Issue– In order to reduce automated spam, some internet service providers set a barricade for the traffic coming through port 25, which results in this error. You can contact your ISP and ask them to fix this out.
  • Firewall Problem-

    Third-party firewalls and other related issues can hinder the operation of a mail to make it inaccessible to the servers. These firewalls come up with several security definitions which can block certain IPs attempting to connect to the servers. Moreover, exceed in the login failure attempts may also lead the firewall to block that particular IP causing Outlook SMTP error to exist.

To get rid of the issue, you can turn off the firewall and then check if your Outlook mail still shows an error or not. In case the issue is there, then connect to the support team and get immediate resolution from a technician. The team will offer you a quick and reliable solution to this and other problems such as reset Outlook password issues.

  • Server Issues- To fix this, check your server connection and also check if you can access your Outlook mail on the web or not.

If this error persists or you want to enquire anything related to Outlook password reset process then contact the Outlook support team. You will be given with the best solution in no time.

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