[SOLVED] How to Fix [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] Microsoft Outlook Error? Simple step by step guide. No tech skills needed.
Windows users are very familiar with Microsoft Outlook. It is an email management software with over 400 million users worldwide. Though it isn’t at the top of most used email client software, it has some benefits that others don’t offer. It is the number 3 of most used email software. The reason why Microsoft Outlook is different is that you can easily link all your email addresses from various service providers (Google, Yahoo, etc.) and manage them from one single platform.
But the platform of Microsoft Outlook is a little glitchy with errors. This is probably why it isn’t the most used email client. But compared to its feature of managing emails from different clients, it’s a good trade-off. Luckily there are some easy ways for solving them.
There are quite a few types of errors in Microsoft Outlook but the most repetitive one is [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5]. What causes it? How to fix it? Let’s find out.
What is the error [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5]?
This error indicates that Microsoft Outlook is not working properly. It could be an installation problem or something else. Whatever it is, this error does not allow you to access and send emails to your clients.
This error eliminates Microsoft Outlooks’ main functionality which is to manage and send emails from different clients. So that’s why it’s better to solve this error as soon as possible.
Causes of [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] error
Our best guess is errors in the installation process. There could be some small errors that occurred in the installation process or you have entered a wrong product code, thus causing this error.
Another reason could be using multiple accounts. If you use more than one account in Microsoft Outlook or any other software and rapidly switch between them, the software might fail to cope up with your speed and get tangled with each other, and create errors in the software code. Software code errors are also identified as [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] errors in Outlook.
The next guess is that you are using pirated software or Windows. Microsoft has gotten very strict with pirated copies of their software.
Our final guess is that you have installed more than one email client on the computer. Having multiple email tasking software can create a conflict between the software and ultimately all of them might fail to do their tasks. Just like that Microsoft Outlook will conflict with the other software and show the [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] error.
How to fix the [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] error?
Now that we know the reasons for the [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] error, let’s look at how to solve it.
- Stop using multiple accounts
One of the reasons for the error is using multiple accounts in Microsoft Outlook and rapidly switching between them. So if this error occurs, you can simply log out of all the accounts and log in to one account from the beginning. This may remove the [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] error. If not then you should try the other methods.
- Clearing Cache and Cookies
If using a single account did not solve the error, then there are probably some damaged codes in the software. So the best thing to do now is to try different methods of fixing those error codes. One of the easiest ways that do not require you to be a software coder, is to clear the cache and cookies of Microsoft Outlook.
Clearing cache and cookies will delete all old data and codes related to them and update those spots with system default codes. If the damaged codes were all in these cache and cookies section codes, then your Microsoft Outlook application will be fixed and the error [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] will no longer appear.
- Update Microsoft Outlook
- Use Trouble Shooting Center (Auto Repair Tool)
Some people may prefer the reinstallation process rather than using a troubleshooting center, which is completely understandable. It may be tiresome for browsing troubleshooting centers and guide them toward the error, but if done properly, it can save you from all the troubles you have to go through for reorganizing the software after reinstallation. So it’s worth a shot.
If you are ready, here is how you do it. Open the start icon on your computer and go to settings. In settings, you will find updates & security. In there you will find the troubleshooting option. Click on it and guide it to the error in Microsoft Outlook.
- Reinstalling Microsoft Outlook
If troubleshooting or clearing the cache did not work, then we are sorry to say that you will have to reinstall Microsoft Outlook on your computer.
Reinstalling is the most effective method for solving any errors including [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5]. There might be some errors in the installation process before. It could be an incomplete installation or a broken one. So before reinstalling, learn the steps of it from a help center or YouTube. Now there’s a video about everything on YouTube.
If you reinstall Microsoft Outlook properly, there won’t be any reason for the error [pii_email_e6685ca0de00abf1e4d5] to show up again. Except if you are using multiple email accounts together or you have installed email client software on the computer.
- Using the web browser
Reinstalling Microsoft Outlook will surely solve the error. But if you don’t know how to install Microsoft Outlook or do not want to go with all the trouble of installation and reorganizing the software or you are in an emergency, then perhaps you can try the website of Microsoft Outlook.
Simply go to your browser and browse to Microsoft outlook and sign up using your email. If the web version is showing the same version, then clear browser data, cache, and cookies and try again.
Microsoft Outlook is a great email management software. But it often shows many error pop-ups. Regardless of what error it is showing, follow our methods mentioned above and it will all be solved.