Outlook mail account users encountered with error code 0x80040600 stops all the Outlook activities to continue and unable them from accessing any Outlook related file or folder. Actually, this error comes due to corrupted or damaged Outlook PST file showing this error while trying to read, receive or send emails.
Not very often, but this error can also come when you change password for an outlook data file, so you need to make sure you have changed password correctly. If you need any help to change the password for outlook data file read our blog How to Change the Password for an Outlook Data File (.pst) to find the process. Right now read this blog to know how to fix outlook unknown error 0x80040600.
Steps to Fix Outlook Error 0x80040600:
Step1: First of all close the outlook mail or any other application comes under this mailing app running on your computer.
Step2: Now go to start menu and in your search box type C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OfficeX\scanpst.exe, where X is a variable factor that you can change as per version of your outlook.
Step3: Now browse and select the corrupted outlook PST file which is looking to scan. When you choose the file, just press Start button to initiate the recovery process.
Step4: Here you will see a message asking “Make backup of scanned file before repairing, you just need to give a location to save the backup file and click OK and continue.
Step5: When backup process completed you need to close and restart your outlook mail application.
Step6: If you failed to repair severely outlook corrupt PST file, then you can use the third party tool but you can lose your emails from your outlook account.
These simple and easy to follow steps will definitely help you to fix Outlook error code 0x80040600 on your computer and you can apply these troubleshooting process on outlook 2010 or 2013 in the same manner. However, if despite all these efforts your problem is not solved, don’t wait anymore and get help from mailing experts. And to get in touch with such tech professionals you need to call at Outlook customer support phone number and get online assistance to solve such issues.