Fix Slow Switching of Folders in Microsoft® Outlook
Microsoft Outlook is an advanced e-mail client, which can be used for sending and receiving e-mails. However, sometimes users may encounter slow performance issues while switching between the Outlook folders and password authorization while sending and receiving e-mails. Microsoft Outlook sometimes is not able to connect if Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is configured for a particular account and also when the mail server fails to support SPA. When you have no Microsoft Exchange Server account configured in Outlook, you may experience performance problems while switching between different folders. Switching folders takes time which depending on how the computer performs when you use the IMAP or POP3. The users may face delays while swapping between an open message and the main Outlook application window. While using Outlook, the slow performance issues or errors caused by Outlook can be resolved by repairing the personal folder file.
Following are the causes, tips to fix and to optimize outlook to work faster:
- Possible Causes
- Tips to Fix Issues
- Optimize Microsoft Outlook to Work faster
Microsoft Outlook may sometimes take long time in switching between the folders and stop responding. These issues can be caused due to various reasons. Insufficient computer specification is one of the main causes for the long switching time. Large personal files can also cause problems. If a large .pst file are present on your computer, you may find that the application stops during some functions in Outlook. Third party add-ins which causes delays will finally lead to long switching time. Antivirus software interaction can cause problems with Microsoft Outlook.
Tips to fix Issues
Most of the issues such as slowness or delays in opening messages, swapping between an open message and Outlook application window can be resolved by uninstalling Sales Force Applications of Outlook. You should make it sure that your computer meets all the system requirements. If you have a large .pst file, you need to repair the it to reduce the delays that are occurring due to it.
Optimize Microsoft Outlook to work Faster
Without reinstalling, it is possible to optimize Microsoft Outlook to work faster by using an optimization add-in. Microsoft Outlook add-in is created so that it speeds up the application by minimizing your mailbox database size through the optimization task. You should always archive your incoming e-mails so that the inbox does not get overloaded for which you can set-up Outlook so that it automatically move older e-mails to an archive folder.
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