Outlook 2016 Not Receiving Mail Automatically : How to Fix

Hii there, how can I resolve Outlook 2016 not receiving mail automatically issues? I have just upgraded to Outlook 2016 and facing sending and receiving emails problem. Have no idea how to fix the issues? Help!!

This is some line from the email I received from our blog reader that automatic send/receive not working in Outlook 2016. Really it's an unavoidable issues but fortunately Outlook 2016 not receiving mail automatically can be fixed easily. Outlook 2016 is the latest version of popular email application Outlook that comes with best features and tools. Inspite of so cool and awesome features error continues to bother user and same is with Outlook 2016. One of the common reasons responsible for auto Send/Receive to stop working is with group Send/Receive group in Outlook which you can fix going through the step as below:-

  • In Outlook 2016, Go to File >> Options
  • Go to Advanced >> Send/Receive.
  • Create a new Send/Receive Group in Outlook 2016
  • Configure them checking following two boxes: 1.) Include this group in send/receive (F9) & 2.) Schedule an automatic send/receive every X minutes(X=time)
  • Enable both of these options to do an automatic Send/Receive.
  • After new group is configured >> Disable built-in All Accounts group.
  • Restart Outlook.


Hope the issues get resolved and you are now receiving mail automatically onto Outlook 2016. In case the situation continues to be same you are advised to disable Add-Ins in order to fix Outlook 2016 not receiving mail automatically issues. For this you need to follow the mentioned steps:-

  • In Outlook 2016, Go to Options
  • Then Add-Ins >> Now Manage COM Add-ins >> Click Go.
  • Here you can enable or disable individual Add-ins by selecting the box.
  • Clear all boxes and then enable one by one. Verify each time that Send/Receive works.
  • Keep repeating the steps until you get add-in reasons for Send/Receive to fail.

Going above mentioned step hope the issue gets fixed but if situation still be the same then might the problem is with .pst file. Make use of Scanpst.exe to resolve the issues. In case Inbox Repair Tool unable to do so, need not to panic as PST Repair Software is there making use of which you can easily resolve Outlook 2016 not receiving mail automatically error. The tool is very easy to use, secure and designed by experts with much simple interface.