Synchronization in MS Outlook is a built-in process that happens regularly whenever the Outlook data file (PST / OST) gets updated. That is as and when Outlook sends / receives emails and the change will be updated on the Exchange Server. Sometimes, the sync process may run into troubles due to the amount of Outlook data, email account settings or several other reasons causing Outlook to hang or slow down. Glance through the steps below to learn how to fix sync issues in Outlook or use Remo PST Repair tool to effortlessly fix synchronization error and access emails in Outlook within 3 easy steps.
Workarounds to fix sync issues in Outlook
Step 1: Check synchronization of offline folders
1. Launch Microsoft Outlook and right click on the folder which need to be checked, then click Properties.
2. Click on Synchronization icon, then go to Statistics for this folder and check the following attributes:
If there is no sync issues, then the attribute values of both Server and Offline folders will be the same. But, if the values differs, then there is a problem in synchronization and you need to follow below steps to verify the profile settings.
Step 2: Create a new OST file and re-synchronize the offline folder
Now try to re-synchronize your newly created Outlook file. To do this, follow the listed steps below:
Safest way to fix sync issues in Outlook
The above mentioned solutions can fix the synchronization errors in Outlook. But, if the Outlook data file is severely corrupted or damaged, then manual method fails to resolve Outlook sync issues. Moreover, the Outlook data file can become inaccessible and you may lose access to its contents. In such instances, one should use the software to fix sync issues in Outlook and regain access to data files with few simple clicks.