Many errors can occur when a user is using Outlook. If you are using Outlook and facing the [pii_email_f4cea690933c501337c1] error, this article is for you. We will discuss the methods by which you can quickly resolve the issue.
Steps to Fix [pii_email_f4cea690933c501337c1] Error
Verify all SMTP email ids in the configuration list
If one of the SMTP in configuration list is not working, an error shows up. You should check all email addresses in the list to make sure they are correct. Additionally, you can send an individual test email to each list member to identify invalid email addresses.
Increase the server time-out setting
Suppose the error message shows a time-out error. In that case, you can solve this problem by increasing the server time-out setting in your Outlook or Outlook Express App.
To increase the server time out setting, use the following methods:
Based on the version of Outlook or Outlook Express App that you have installed in your system.
For Outlook 2010 & later:
Start the Outlook
In the files menu, click on the info
Then on click account settings, and then select the account from the list
Click and choose target POP3 type account, and then click on the change option
Click on more setting
Click on the Advanced option tab
Try increasing the server time-out setting until the issue is solved.
Configure your system's firewall to allow Outlook internet access.
Note: These steps may make a computer or a network more vulnerable to attack by malicious users or to various malicious software like viruses. We do not recommend these steps, but we provide this information to implement these steps as per your wish. Be cautious while using these methods.
Configure your system's firewall to allow the following files internet access:
Outlook.exe file (for Outlook App)
Msimn.exe file (for Outlook Express App)
By default the port 25 is for outgoing access, and port 110 is for incoming access. If you cannot find the ports options, get in touch with your ISP or system administrator to solve it.
To Solve the [pii_email_f4cea690933c501337c1] Error
Start Outlook Application in safe-mode
To start the Outlook app in safe mode, follow these steps, as appropriate for the operating system that you have installed.
For Windows Version 10, 8.1, 8, 7, or Windows Vista:
In Windows 10, select the search box in the taskbar.
In Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 version, from the right side of the screen and then tap Search. Or, with a mouse, point at the lower-right side of the screen and then click Search.
In Windows 7 or Windows Vista version, click on Start. In search box, type - outlook.exe/safe and press Enter.
Note: This article is to fix the [pii_email_f4cea690933c501337c1] error and is for information purpose only. Please apply these methods at your risk. We highly recommend contacting Microsoft support before applying this fix.