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How to Fix Outlook Error 701?

MS Outlook is one of the renowned and widely used applications where users can to manage their e-mails, contacts, notes as well as journals.  The Outlook mail application plays a leading role in email sector for users, to help them in sending and receiving e-mails. Well, it has a wide number of features that make users work in a convenient way; whether it’s about sending & receiving e-mails, managing documentation, making notes, and other such things. However, users may often encounter error messages while using the Outlook email account and one among them is the Fix Outlook Error 701. This error is faced by most of the users while installing, updating, downloading, closing, opening/launching, receiving, sending, copying, and pasting, etc.

The topmost reason behind this error to occur is due to various reasons that include Incorrect Outlook account settings, Malfunctioning of Operating system, Due to corrupt PST file, Internet connection, Network Settings and Firewall Configuration issues.

Steps to fix the Outlook error 701:-

Step1:Try to Check the Network Settings

First of all, check the internet connection setting and ensure that the system is properly connected to the network.

Step2: – Configuration of the Firewall

Users should try to install the Windows Firewall program because it may also be the biggest cause of this Outlook error. This may even block the Outlook application due to a safety issue.

Step 3: – Check Account Settings

Users need to verify the setting of their Outlook account. May be this issue occurs due to improper setting.

Step 4: Reinstall the MS Office

Users are advised to reinstall their MS office. For this, they first need to uninstall the old Microsoft Office application and then need to perform the reinstallation method.

How to uninstall the old Microsoft Office application:-

Follow these steps:-

  • Go to “Start’ button on your system, and then go to “Control Panel”.
  • Select “Add/Remove” program.
  • Then find there the Microsoft Office in the program list and hit the “Remove” button.
  • Follow up the steps that show on the screen prompts and then again restart the system.

How to Reinstallation Microsoft Office application:-

Follow these given below steps-

  • First, install the Ms Office CD on the system.
  • Then run the setup application and follow all the instructions carefully.
  • Retest for the Outlook error 701 error after the re-installation process is done.


Hope, all the above methods will help to solve your issue immediately. In case, if you have any doubt or problem, get in touch with us our Outlook Support Number +1-855-465-0984 section for immediate help. Our customer support service is available for users 24/7.