How to Fix Outlook Error 0x8004010f- Data File Cannot be Accessed

Outlook gains its popularity because no other e-mail client can offer services as it does and that’s the reason it is widely used. From individuals to large corporations Outlook is used all over the world. But one thing to kept in mind is when you deal with large e-mails you need to manage them properly else they can cause problems. Outlook Error 0x8004010f is one such type of problem and it should be fixed immediately to avoid further delay. Outlook shows error “Data file cannot be accessed” while sending/ receiving message.

When you try to send or receive any email it shows error 0x8004010f. The error may be due to Outlook profile is corrupt or Outlook folders are moved across drives. Here are the steps how to fix 0x8004010f error in Outlook 2010, 365 and above versions. Before starting the process Outlook is not connected to Exchange Server

How to Solve 0x8004010f Outlook Error

  • Open MS Outlook in your systems
  • Go to Files>>info and then account settings
  • Click on Account Settings icon and the dialog box will open

outlook account settings

  • Click on the E-mail tab, the list of accounts will appear
  • Select the Outlook account in which you are facing error and click on Change folder button
  • A new E-mail Delivery Location Dialog Box will open you need to click on New Outlook Data File button
  • Now it will prompt for Outlook Data file name, name it and click on OK button
  • Go to this Outlook data file and open subfolders and click OK
  • Now Again Open Account Settings and select Change Folder
  • Select the new outlook data file created earlier
  • Select the folder where you want to store e-mail/ messages
  • Now closed the dialog box and go to Outlook home screen
  • Click on the Send/Receive button
  • Exit Outlook and Restart it
  • Try to send a mail, the problem will be resolved

In this way you can fix Outlook 0x8004010f error by creating a new data file and changing the storage location of e-mail/messages

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