Microsoft Outlook is one of the best email client widely used among the business purpose and home users. It provides better service to the Outlook users. All the important information related to Outlook like emails, contacts, notes, journals and calendar entries are saved on a single PST file. Due to occurrence of Outlook error or PST file corruption users have to face Outlook error 0x80042109 commonly while sending or receiving emails. Various reasons are responsible for this condition of Outlook like power failure, virus attack, and improper shutting down.
“Sending reported error (0x80042109): Outlook cannot connect to your outgoing (SMTP) e-mail server.”
Whenever you try to send or receive emails then become unable to send them successfully. If you are getting same kind of error with your PST then check your connection and server settings. While facing this Outlook error code 0x80042109 you need not to change Outlook and check SMTP server settings. If still you are unable to solve the issue then you must have to go for Outlook recovery option because you might have to saved important personal or professional emails and Outlook data in PST and due to PST corruption saved data become inaccessible.
Common causes of the error 0x80042109 are:
- Unavailability of mail server
- Corrupt emails and other PST files
- Wrong settings of Outlook email account
- Incomplete installation of Outlook
- Oversized PST
- Virus or spyware infection
To fix Outlook error 0x80042109 you can use inbuilt Inbox Repair tool. This tool come Outlook application to repair problems regarding Outlook. Run the Scanpst.exe file and select the file that you want to repair. If still you are getting problem then you can use automated way to get rid of Outlook error 0x80042109. Automatic PST repair software is a powerful tool scan whole PST files and repairs them automatically.
Outlook PST repair tool is compatible with all version of Outlook and provides some simple steps to repair corrupted and damaged PST and fix Sending reported error (0x80042109): Outlook cannot connect to your outgoing (SMTP) e-mail server. Follow the guidelines of the software and make your PST file error free.