Fix Email Error 550
Discuss the different consequences of e-mail "Error 550" and how it generates. How can the error be fixed?
Errors with your e-mail are common and this may happen and create various issues while sending, receiving or managing e-mails using your e-mail account. E-mail errors may surface if you don't configure your e-mail properly to send, receive or manage e-mails. This could also happen if you have changed your configuration settings, if you have any issues with your Internet Service Provider or also when there are issues with the computer. You can always check the issues you have and understand the reason for the problem and fix them. Most of the e-mail issues are provided with error codes, you can identify the correct reasons for the problem and fix the issues.
The causes of e-mail "Error 550" and tips to fix them are discussed below:
- SMTP issue
- Fix the SMTP server issue
- Internet Service Provider issue
E-mail "Error 550" is basically a SMTP issue. It may happen as you attempt to send an e-mail to an e-mail address whose domain is not processed by the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). In order to deliver the message from the sender to the receiver, the SMTP server needs to connect to the other SMTP server and relay the message. If you happen to encounter an issue to relay the message between the SMTP servers, the email server returns the e-mail with the “Error 550.
Fix the SMTP server issue
To fix the issues with the SMTP, open your e-mail account and make use of the settings or the tools option to access and change E-mail account settings. Here you can find the e-mail accounts server information. You can check that your outgoing mail server (SMTP) is set to smtp.yourdomain.com. Here the 'yourdomain' is the actual domain name of your e-mail address, such as hotmail.com or gmail .com. You can also enable the authentication of your server for the outgoing server. After making the necessary changes, you can click and save the changes made and log off your e-mail and restart it again.
Internet Service Provider issue
If you still have issues even after fixing the STMP server settings, it may be due to some problem with the Internet service Provider. Your Internet Service Provider might be blocking the e-mail server. This is because the ISPs take some precautionary measures to protect and prevent the network from getting spammed. If this is the reason for the issue, you can use the e-mail server that is provided by your ISP. You can contact your ISP directly to get troubleshooting advice specific to your problem.
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