How to Fix 0x8000000b Error?

Windows 10 has numerous handy features, and it provides smooth functioning as well. One of the best features that the OS has to offer is the ability to sync every email accounts to one. In case you are interested in knowing how then keep on reading the post. So, here are the steps to fix the 0x8000000b error.

Check the Date and Time

If you want to check the date and time, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • First of all, go to the ‘Date and time’ widget and right-click on it.
  • You should be able to locate at the lower right-hand side of the screen.
  • Navigate to the menu and choose ‘Adjust time/date.’
  • You should reach the Date & time parameters screen.
  • Then switch the ‘Set time automatically’ and ‘Set time zone automatically’ to disable it.
  • You have to wait for a while and switch them to enable it.

Update the Operating System

  • Get started by going to the Start and right-click on it.
  • After that, you should choose Settings.
  • Then select Update & Security.
  • Navigate to the right panel, choose ‘Check for Updates.’
  • Later, updates should install on their own.
  • Now, you have to restart the PC.

Temporarily Turn off Windows Defender or any Security App.

If you want to turn off Windows Defender or any security app temporarily, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • To get started, navigate to the Start icon and right-click on it.
  • Then you should choose Settings.
  • Go to the left panel and select the Windows Security.
  • Later, beneath Protection areas, choose ‘Virus & Threat protection.’
  • Now, beneath Virus & threat protection settings, select Manage settings.
  • Finally, beneath the Real-time protection, switch the toggle to the ‘Off’ position.

Add the Email Account Again

If you want to add the email account again, then pursue the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, go to the search bar and input in Mail then press Enter key.
  • After that, you should select the Accounts option from the left panel.
  • You have to choose your account.
  • Select ‘Delete account from this device.’
  • Later, click on Delete again to confirm.
  • Now, add the account and view again if it still displays the 0x8000000b error.

Using Advanced IMAP Settings 

If you want to use advanced IMAP settings, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • First, you have to launch the Mail application and select the Accounts option once again.
  • After that, choose Add account.
  • Navigate to the newly launched screen and select Internet email.
  • Later, you should input your credentials.
  • After you reached the ‘Incoming email server’ field, enter: ‘’.
  • At the end of the screen, you should view ‘Outgoing (SMTP) email server field. Enter in the following: ‘’.
  • Now, complete the registration with login.


  • First and foremost, go to the Email application.
  • After that, you should select the Add account option.
  • Navigate to the Exchange option from the left-hand side of the screen.
  • You have to input the email ID and select Next.
  • Later type the password.
  • Now, you should click on Sign-in.


Mia Davis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at

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