Windows® Mail unable to send mails issue
Issues with Windows Mail when it is unable to send e-mails.
Windows Mail is an e-mail client offered by Microsoft and comes with Windows Operating System. In Windows XP, Microsoft offers Microsoft Outlook Express as e-mail program and in Windows Vista, Microsoft offer Windows Mail as e-mail client. Windows Mail is an application which helps the user to manage all e-mail messages, contacts, message transaction etc in an efficient manner. But sometimes we may not send e-mail from Windows Mail. This may be due to the incorrect settings you have made during e-mail account setup or with authentication settings.
Some of the causes for Windows Mail unable to send mails and tips to resolve the issue are given below:
- Due to Incorrect E-mail Setup
- Due to Authentication Settings
- Tips to Resolve the Issue
Due to Incorrect E-mail Setup
Sometimes in Windows Mail, you may successfully receive e-mail messages but may not send them. The main reason for this issue is due to the improper settings of e-mail account in Windows Mail. If the setup of e-mail account is not proper, then it can result in this issue. This issue can be resolved by making appropriate changes in the e-mail account settings.
Due to Authentication Settings
Another reason for the problem with sending e-mail messages from Windows Mail is due to authentication settings. If you have made incorrect authentication settings, then Windows mail may not send e-mail messages. You may be able to receive e-mails but may not send them. To send e-mails, you have to sign in using username and password. You can check with the service provider whether the authentication is required for sending e-mails or not.
Most of the problems with e-mail sending from Windows Mail are due to the settings you have made in Windows Mail. You can resolve most of these issues after identifying the exact reason for the issue. Improper e-mail account setup can cause problem with sending mails. You can resolve this issue by accessing properties of ‘E-mail Account’ from the ‘Tool’ menu of ‘Windows Mail’. If the problem is with authentication settings then you can enable ‘My server requires authentication’ from the ‘Server Tab’ in the ‘Properties’ of Windows Mail ‘Tool’ menu.
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