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[Resolved] Outlook Cannot Synchronize Subscribed Folders Error

Outlook Cannot Synchronize Subscribed Folders

In Short:- From this article, you will learn the solution to fix Outlook stuck on synchronizing subscribed folders error with the help of the tool. And also explained the reasons why this error occurs and when it is seen. So read out this post to sort out your query.

In recent times the MS Outlook becomes the most widely used email client platform because of its simplicity. Users can configure their various emails account such as POP, IMAP, and Exchange with Outlook to manage their emails in a single place.

But sometimes users have to face “Outlook Cannot Synchronize Subscribed Folders Error” while connecting IMAP with Outlook. Let’s understand better by taking the recent query asked by the user.

My Outlook is working fine but whenever I go for doing the configuration of my IMAP account with Outlook. I always received 0x800ccc0e outlook cannot synchronize subscribed folders error. I tried all the tricks like disabling add-ins to unistalling antivirus but no one work at all. So kindly give me the proven solution to solve this error.

This query is not of a single user various users also facing this same problem of synchronizing subscribed folders. Hence we decided to make a dedicated article on this topic to sort out this problem.

Causes behind 0x800ccc0e Outlook Cannot Synchronize Subscribed Folders

This error is basically raised when the users perform configuration of IMAP account with Outlook and use send/receive feature to perform the synchronization of emails.

If you have slow internet connectivity during the configuration process you may face this error “outlook stuck on synchronizing subscribed folders”.

Sometimes it happens when the mail server fails to recognize the IMAP mail setting of an email account.

Process to Solve Outlook Cannot Synchronize Subscribed Folders

So below I shared the best methods that will help you to avoid the situation of outlook hangs when synchronizing subscribed folders.

Caution:- If you are looking for any manual method to fix this issue. For kind information, there is no manual method that can fix this issue without doing any data loss. The only way is to use the automated solution given below.

Using SysInspire OST Recovery Tool

The reason behind this outlook stuck on synchronizing subscribed folders problem is corruption in the OST file. As you know the OST file automatically gets created when a user performs the configuration of email in Outlook. That’s why it becomes mandatory for you to repair the OST file.

Here we will fix the issues related to the OST files by using the secured third-party tool named as SysInspire OST recovery. This tool is specialized in fixing the errors of OST files in a few steps. And this tool can recover whole mailbox items no matter OST file is orphaned.

According to your comfort, it gives a live preview of all the data stored in the OST file. With the help of this, you can restore OST file data selectively without wasting any time.

The best thing about this tool it doesn’t have any restrictions on the size of an OST file. Plus to test its functionality SysInspire gives a free demo version of it. You can access it from the below download button.


Apart from having various features in MS Outlook the user of it has to suffer from certain errors. And in this post we discussed one of the most common Outlook synchronizing subscribed folders error. Here we provided the solution to resolve this error with the help of the third-party tool.

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