Hotmail is one of the most used email service around the world by millions of people. Its easy and simple to send and receive emails once you have a Hotmail account. But sometimes you may struck with different Hotmail problems and one of them is Hotmail can’t send and open mails received in inbox.
When you sign in to Hotmail account and try to send emails as usual, error message like this “unknown error Ox800CCC81” may pop up. In case of opening received mail, it seems normal but you will be unable to open it or view any attachments. These two problems may occur jointly or stand-alone. The different options can be tried out to get rid of those problems as we may not point out specifically what’s causing such problem. If you ever encounter such problem as Hotmail can’t send and open mails, then try out given options:
- Check if you have smooth internet connection or not.
- Set date and time of your computer system correctly as difference in this may cause problem with accessing Hotmail email service.
- Clear all ‘cache and cookies’ from your browser. In Internet Explorer, go to “Tools > Internet Options > Delete Files > Delete Cookies” in order to delete all caching history.
- If you have any extensions or add-ons with browser, try to send and open mails disabling such apps. Because extension like ad-blocker may cause the problem.
- Manage your internet settings properly on web browsers. For Internet Explorer, follow “Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Security” and under this security section, you must check ‘Use SSL 2.0’ and ‘Use SSL 3.0’ from list of options. You should uncheck ‘Check for server certificate revocation’ option.
- If you are unable to send message, go to ‘Tools > Options > Mail Format’ and change from Rich Text to HTML or vice-versa and try again sending messages.
- You must have Hotmail incoming and outgoing server configuration right. You can refer to POP3 and SMTP server settings in Hotmail to make changes in your current configuration.
The given options should make your problem ‘Hotmail can’t send and open mails’ go away and lets you enjoy Hotmail email service smoothly.