While using outlook for sending e-mail, you might get the 0x800ccc81 Outlook Error. This error indicates that outlook is unable to send e-mail to the destination server. However, you can send mail successfully, but just after a while, you will get the sending reported error (0x800ccc81). This problem doesnâ€™t cause any problem in receiving mail but prevent you from sending e-mails.
For example, you can send e-mail on email@example.com successfully, but shortly you will get the following error messages reported by your POP server:
Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently
It also returns a error message in the following format:
"Task 'pop.gmail.com - Sending' reported error (0x800CCC81) : 'Unknown Error 0x800CCC81'"
Cause of Outlook Error 0x800ccc81
There might be various reasons which can cause this error in outlook, but the most prominent reason is incorrect account setting. Apart from in any malicious e-mails can be stored in your outlook and the corruption in PST file is also a big reason for this error.
How to fix Outlook Error 0x800ccc81?
In order to fix Outlook Error 0x800ccc81 there need to fix each suspected area one by one. So, just go through the following ways and fix 0x800ccc81 outlook error easily from your PC.
1. Sometimes, Gmail lets you as a spammer and disallows you to send any e-mails. In this situation you need to unlock your Gmail account by filling the accurate Captcha. Go the following site and fill required information along with accurate captcha and click unlock button to unlock your account.
2. Another best option is delete your current account settings and then reconnect it with Gmail server by filling the setting information once again. It might be much helpful to fix Outlook Error 0x800ccc81. To delete your Outlook, go to the Tools > Accounts > Remove. After removing the account, go to the Tools > Options > Mail Setup-Email account > New and then re-enter all details. After that you will be able to send e-mails correctly without getting any error.
3. If you are also getting this problem, it means there is corruption in PST file. To fix PST issues, run Inbox Repair Tool. This tool is automatically gets installed on your PC, when you install Outlook. After fixing the PST problem with this tool you will be able to send e-mail messages via Outlook Express.
Sometime, the Inbox Repair Tool returns error message or unable to fix PST problem. So, in this situation the PST Repair Tool might be much helpful for you. This tool not only fixes PST problem, but it also fixes various outlook errors and makes outlook simpler for you. You can fix 0x800ccc81 error easily with PST Repair Tool.