Why is my Hotmail Not Receiving Emails

Posted 2 years ago in ENTERTAINMENT.

If you were expecting an email and it never arrived or missing new messages in Microsoft Outlook, troubleshooting can help you identify and fix the problem. We've gathered information on common reasons why Outlook isn't receiving emails to help you get back on track.


Why is my Hotmail Not Receiving Emails

Why am I not receiving emails in my Hotmail account?
Many Hotmail users have faced some issues in the recent past. This is due to many reasons. Some are still not fully aware of the fact that Microsoft took over Hotmail Not Receiving Emails a few years ago. Those who know, some of them are still facing the problem of syncing their Hotmail with Outlook.

I will share with you some basic steps through which you can fix this problem very easily.

Steps to fix the issue of email not being received:
You would have to fix your web browser.
Try logging in to email using a different browser. (For example, if you were using Google Chrome, you can switch to Firefox)

If in case this is not fixed by changing the browser, then you will need to follow the quick steps mentioned below:

Clean your web browser. That means delete history, delete all cookies and cache data)

You can even try updating your browser plugins.

You can even try updating the web browser you are using.

Try checking your spam folder:
Check if the spam folder is full. You would have to delete everything. Once you have cleaned your spam emails, you can easily receive your emails on Hotmail.

Try checking the email rules:
Through these rules, you can create instructions that tell Outlook how to handle email messages. In case you have created any rule that restricts you from receiving email. Then you can remove it.

  1. You can check the status of your server:
  2. Sometimes users are unable to receive the emails in their Hotmail because the server has completely failed.
  3. It happens when there is massive web traffic, or some updates may be running in the back that need to be stopped completely.

    You will need to select the newer top filter:
    There is a possibility that you are receiving the email. However, those emails are not visible to you because the newest one is not at the top.
    Once you select the most recent option at the top. You will then be able to see your most recent email and your problem will be fixed.

    You can remove email forwarding:
    Sometimes there is a problem that customers face. It's the forwarding error. In case you encounter this error, you will not be able to receive the emails.

To fix this problem, you just need to go to Outlook settings.

Click resend.

You just need to enter the email address and click the button and sign.

So the next time you're wondering "Why isn't my Hotmail receiving emails?" Then you just have to follow the steps mentioned above.