Microsoft Office Outlook is the most popular email client on Windows computers. Despite this, it comes with its own fair share of issues. One such issue is the error 0x80040115 that users may encounter when attempting to send emails in Outlook. In this post, we will show you how to fix this error.
The following error message is displayed when they try to send an email: Outlook fails to send the email and instead displays the error message.
We can’t complete this because we can’t contact the server right now.
The error code 0x80040115 is most often caused by a poor or no internet connection. However, there are other potential causes for this error. We’ll show you how to fix the 0x80040115 error.
Fix Outlook Error 0x80040115
The solutions listed below will fix the 0x80040115 error in Outlook. I recommend that you follow them in the order I’ve presented them.
- Troubleshoot your internet connection.
- Open Outlook in safe mode and troubleshoot add-ins.
- Flush DNS records on your device.
- Encrypt the data between Outlook and Exchange.
- Repair your Microsoft Outlook installation.
Read on for detailed guides on how to carry out the above operations.
Open Outlook in safe mode and troubleshoot add-ins
You might have installed a third-party add-in that’s causing an error in Outlook. A way to verify if an add-in is at fault is to launch Outlook in safe mode. This opens the program with no add-ins. Here’s how to fix the error in three phases:
Right-click on the Start menu button and select “Run” from the context menu. Type Outlook/safe into the Run dialog box and click on the “OK” button. When Outlook starts up, choose a profile and click “OK”.
The following is a message from YouTube: You have now opened Outlook in safe mode, which means that no add-ins can cause errors. Confirm you can now send emails. If you still can’t send emails, move on to the next solution. On the other hand, if the issue is resolved and you can send emails, it’s clear that an add-in was behind the problem.
Launch Microsoft Outlook. In the File menu, go to Options. In the Outlook Options window, switch to the Add-ins tab in the left-hand pane.
Encrypt the data between Outlook and Exchange
Open Control Panel and set it to view large icons from the dropdown menu on the top right-hand corner of the window.
Next, click on Mail (Microsoft Outlook) to open the Mail Setup window. Go to Profiles > Show Profiles. Here, chooses the Outlook profile that is giving errors when sending emails and click on the Properties button. Next, continue to E-mail Accounts.
Select the account you’re trying to send emails with and then click on the “Change” tab. Then, go to “More Settings.”
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Repair your Microsoft Outlook installation
Every application on your PC can become corrupt, and Outlook is no different. The 0x80040115 error can occur when Outlook is corrupted and you try to send emails. If other solutions fail, it may be because your Outlook installation is corrupt. To repair it, follow these steps.
If you’re persistent, you can try an Online Repair. You just need to be sure you’re on a good internet connection because this can take a while. This has helped many people with the 0x80040115 error in Outlook.
Hello, My name is Shari & I am a writer for the ‘Outlook AppIns’ blog. I’m a CSIT graduate & I’ve been working in the IT industry for 3 years.