Are you unable to connect or configure Hotmail email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007? Or Outlook.com emails are not downloading to Outlook? Lets’ see the problem and resolve Outlook Connector error syncing folder hierarchy (0x8004102A).
In 2012 Hotmail.com is renamed to Outlook.com is a free web based web-mail, service provided by Microsoft, on the other hand MS Outlook is desktop based email service. There is a need of internet connection to open and view Hotmail email account but there is no need of internet connection to open and view mails store on Outlook. Sometimes users required to configured their Hotmail account on Outlook desktop to view messages in Offline mode. So in this post we are going to discussed that how we can configured their Outlook Mail account on MS Outlook with the help of Outlook Hotmail connector and the resolutions of error that come at the time of account configuration.
Method 1: Configure Hotmail Email Account with MS Outlook Using Hotmail Connector
You can manage their Outlook.com email account in MS Outlook 2010, MS Outlook 2007 and MS Outlook 2003 with the help of Outlook Hotmail connector software but you should remember that the Hotmail connector software should be 32 bit, if your using MS Outlook 2010 (32-bit). To configure an Hotmail account in MS Outlook you need to install Outlook Hotmail connector on your machine.
Outlook Hotmail connector software does not support MS Outlook 2013 and 2016.
Configure Hotmail Email Account in MS Outlook 2010
This configuration process includes the following steps:
Open MS Outlook
on your machine. Go to File
menu, click on Info
and then click on Add
Click on Manually configure server settings or additional server
types, and then click on Next
Click on Other and the choose Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector
. After that click on Next
Now, Enter your name, email address, and password
, and then click on OK
When the confirmation dialog box appears then click on Finish
Configure Hotmail Email Account in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2003
This process includes the following steps:
Open MS Outlook
on your machine. Click on Outlook Connector
menu and then click on Add a New Account
Now, Enter your name, email address, and password,
and then click on OK
Error After Configuration Of Outlook.com email account in MS Outlook
After the configuration of Hotmail email account in MS Outlook, the emails do not download from Outlook.com email account to MS Outlook. This error is faced by many users.
"Outlook (Hotmail) Connector/Outlook 2010 Sync error (0x8004102A, 80041004)"
Method 2: Resolution of Error for not Downloading Hotmail Emails in Outlook
The error during downloading of mails after configuration can be solved by the following steps:
Close Microsoft Outlook.
Delete SRS file
from location C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook
Now, take backup of PST file and delete it from the default. The location of PST file is C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook
After that configure new account in Outlook by enter your name, email address and password
. To do so, again go to Control Panel
>> Click on Mail
>> Hit on Add
button >> Enter Profile
name and hit OK.
Click on Manually configure server settings or additional server types
, and then click on Next
Choose Internet E-mail (Connect to POP, IMAP, or HTTP server to send/receive emails)
and then click on NEXT
A new window will appear, enter the required details
Incoming mail server:
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
Your current password of Hotmail account
Check the "Remember password"
Here, you can see in screenshot.
After that click on More Settings
. Click on Outgoing server
and then check My outgoing server(SMTP) require authentication.
Click on Advanced, enter 995
in Incoming server (POP3)
& check this server requires an encrypted connection(SSL)
. Enter 587
in Outgoing server (SMTP)
and choose TLS
as encrypted connection and then click OK.
Leave a copy of messages on the server and click OK.
Click on Test Account Settings
After successfully testing, click on NEXT
and after that click on Finish
button to close wizard.
After following the Method 2,
your Hotmail account emails will start downloading in Microsoft Outlook without getting an error.
No need to download Hotmail connector to follow the above steps.
Before configuring your Hotmail email account in MS Outlook with the help of manual method, it is recommended that you should take a backup of Hotmail email account so that if your data is lost during account configuration then you can recover it from a backup of Hotmail.