Simple Step by Step method to Fix Outlook Error 0x800ccc0e With Images

Symptoms of Outlook Error 0x800ccc0e:-

You may receive an error 0x800ccc0e message, if you try to connect to the Internet over MSN or Microsoft Network as well as you attempt to send mails by an account other than your MSN e-mail account. In other words this error commonly produced by a conflict between SMTP servers while accessing an email service or when you try to send electronic message during account configuration.

Error message looks like:-

The connection to the server has failed. Account: “account name”, Server: “SMTP server name”, Protocol: – SMTP, Port: – 25, Secure (SSL):- No, Socket Error: – 10051, Error code Number: – 0x800CCC0E

Cause of Outlook Error 0x800ccc0e:-

You may encounter such problem because MSN does not allow e-mails to be sent to another Simple SMTP (Mail Transfer Protocol) server while you are connected to their network.

Solution of Outlook Error 0x800ccc0e:-

To resolve this problem it must, change the SMTP server for your email account to access the MSN SMTP server. To change the SMTP server follow below given steps:-

Step-1: In Outlook Express -> Tools menu -> click Accounts Settings

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Tools menu -> click Accounts Settings

Step-2: Click the tab Mail, pick the account that you want to modify -> Email Account-> click the Properties button.

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Click the tab Mail

Step-3: Click on more Setting button from Email account windows.

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Click on more Setting button

Step-4: Open internet E-mail setting in the pop up window -> click on tab Outgoing server -> Check the server require authentication box. After this, click on button OK to save all changes.

Check the server require authentication box

Step-5: Under Server Info, remove the entry that is in the SMTP Outgoing mail box, and then enter

Step-6: Click to choose the “My server requires authentication check box” under Outgoing Mail Server-> click the button Settings.

Step-7: Click Log on under Logon Information.

Step-8: Enter MSN Member ID and password (e-mail address), in the Account name box.

Step-9: Click to choose the Log on by Secure Password Authentication check box.

Step-10: Close the Outgoing Mail Server dialog box by clicking on OK button.


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