Outlook is an effective email client application that is used by large number of professionals and individual users for easy and effective management of Outlook data. It comes with lots of facilities that allows users to easily manage all their informations such as emails, contacts, notes, calendar, journals, etc. All such data in Outlook are stored in a single file known as PST. However, like other applications users also encounter with several problems that prevent to work smoothly and pop ups annoying error messages. Outlook error 0x80070057 is one of the critical Outlook error which appears while creating Outlook profile in 2010.
The error message arises in the below given manner:
“An unknown error occurred, error code: 0x80070057”
The main reason responsible for occurrence of error are:
- When user try to create Outlook 2010 profile with Auto Account Setup Process
- When mailbox is located on the Exchange 2003 mailbox server
Here in such situation users have to encounter with several problems such as unable to send or receive emails, fails to access emails, contacts, notes, calendar, journals, etc and many others. To get rid out of all such issues, it is necessary to fix Outlook error 0x80070057 you should require to follow the guidelines as mentioned here:
- First of all you need to open control panel of mail and then click on show profiles option
- Next, in the mail dialog box you need to click Add
- And in the new profile dialog box, you have to enter a name of your profile and click on OK button
- As your name and email address populated in Email Account, Now you need to select the manually configure settings check box and click next
- Now, in the E-mail service dialog box select Microsoft Exchange and click next option
- Enter the name of Exchange server and verify the user name in the Microsoft Exchange settings dialog box
- Click on Finish option after the successful creation of Outlook profile
- Finally, Click OK in the mail dialog box and start Outlook
With the aforementioned manual steps, you might have troubleshoot Outlook error 0x80070057. In case, if it still persists then corruption of PST file is one of the common cause for such issues. In such critical condition you need to download Scanpst.exe to repair PST file and solve the issue. If Scanpst.exe fails to repair PST file then opting automatic PST repair tool is best and most effective solution.