Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft and it is available as a part of Microsoft Office Suit. Outlook is often used for email access but it can also be used as a task manager, calendar, note taking, journals and web browsing. Many versions of outlook has been introduced till date such as Outlook 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and the latest which is being used these days is Outlook 2016.
Outlook is a vital business communications these days and errors taking place in this give it a big hit, so here are some troubleshooting measures so that the problems could be resolved quickly. The very common issue with the Outlook login is the user forgets their password, for this there is only two step verification process and after this the user can reset their password. After setting up a new password, the user can login their account using their new password. Sometimes, login issue does take place due to entering wrong password or wrong email Id. So, while entering the email address and password, the user should check the caps lock button and also for the spelling of both. As the email id and the password should be entered correctly for signing in. Outlook account should be compulsorily logged in regularly or at least once in 365 days. If it not logged in, then the account becomes inactive and deleted. After the deletion of the account, there is no option for the recovery of the account.
The email service of Outlook is a vital mode of communication and is responsible for all professional mails and communication. Few things are there that the user should follow for creation of email account which are as follows:-
- The username and password selected by the user should be unique. The uniqueness of the username and password means that it should not match with any of the existing user. If the username selected by the user is already being used then the user will get an error and will be suggested with more options for the username. The password should be combination of alphabets, numerical and special characters which helps the account to be secured from the hackers. Simple passwords could easily be hacked and the combination password is very tough to hack.
- Sometimes, the password is typed incorrectly like the caps lock button is on or miss spelled. As, we all know that the password is case sensitive so the user need to be very precise while typing the password.
- The other issue is with the browser, the user need to clean the browsing history along with the cookies and cache for trouble free login to the email account. The firewalls should be checked that if they are blocking the web page or some other accesses.