Do you experience an error in your Windows 10 mail app? Perhaps the outlook mail account does not sync with the mail app and there is a message that says “Something Went Wrong; We can’t sync right now. Error Code: 0x8500201d. It often happens when attempting to synchronize Outlook. To solve this problem, there are some solutions that you can follow.
- Re-enable Mail syncing. The first thing that you have to do is open the Mail app. After that, you can go to Accounts and click on the account that you are having problem with. Next, click on Change Sync Setting of email. In this stage, turn off Syncing option. Close the mail app and re-open it and then follow the steps again. This time, turn the syncing option on again and relaunch the mail app. See whether the syncing works this time.
- Re-Add your Outlook account. If the first method does not work, you can fix the 0x8500201d by re-adding your outlook account in the mail app. The first thing that you have to do is you have to open mail app. If mail app have been opened, click on Setting. After that, click on Manage accounts. Choose your account having sync issues. Then, click on Delete. After that steps, you can relaunch Windows 10 mail app and then add the same account again.
- Workaround to fix Error code 0x8500201d. If the first and the second methods do not work, you can do this workaround to fix this problem. To do this, you can open Mail app and then delete your existing account that is not syncing. Then, do the same way as we did in the method 2 but do not re-add the account again. Now, launch People app and then click on Settings and select Add account. Here, you have to add your account by entering right credentials and close the app. The next step, open Mail app and then choose Settings. Select Manage Accounts and choose Select your account. After that, change Sync settings. Here, disable contact sync. Now, you can relaunch the mail app and see whether syncing starts.
- Troubleshoot the operating system.Perhaps you have tried to apply the three methods above but it does not work at all. The problem perhaps is not in the applications. Errors in Microsoft servers can be the cause of this occurrence and synchronization failure. You can use the integrated functions of troubleshooting and you can also check your system for possibly missing files using RegCure Pro.
- Download pending update for mail app from store. To do this method, you can launch Windows 10 store and then click the picture that is related to Account and select Downloads and updates from drop-down. Next, see pending updates in Mail and Calendar. If any, click the reload icon update.
- Uninstall and Reinstall mail app. If you can not get rid of Mail App Windows Error 0x8500201d, then you can try to uninstall and reinstall it.
Well, that’s all the methods for solving error in Windows 10 mail app. Hopefully, it can help.