my wndows 8 mail will not sync, so therefore i can not get any mail

my mail stop working a week ago. I couldn't get any new mail to come up. After trying for days I finally deleted my mail app and downloaded a new windows 8 mail app. So now a line comes across and says mail will not sync. Now what do I do?

Hi Mike,


Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft community forums.


I understand that you are unable to receive new mails in Mail app in Windows 8 computer.

Please answer the questions given below, before we try troubleshooting this issue.


1)      What is the make and model of the computer?

2)      Do you remember making any changes prior to this issue?


I would suggest you to follow the methods given below and check if the issue persists,


Method 1: Run Modern UI apps troubleshooter.


Method 2: Follow the steps provided in the link given below.


What to do if you have problems with an app


Also refer to the article given below.


Mail app for Windows: Frequently asked questions


Hope the information helps, if you have any further queries or queries related to Windows, feel free to post. We will be glad to assist.

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 126 Applies to: