Server error 3219

Server error 3219 is an error wherein the users cannot send emails and when Windows Live Mail can’t connect to Hotmail, Outlook or MSN servers.

Staff Asked on September 13, 2017 in Microsoft Windows.
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Solution 1. Set Up IMAP

Server error 3219 could be caused by misconfigured Outlook and Windows Live Mail. Please check the configuration below. 
NOTE: If you’re using Gmail, please see solution 2.

  1. Go to and log in.
  2. Click on setting and select option.
  3. Select POP and IMAP, then select Yes in the POP option.

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  4. Run Windows Live mail.
  5. Create an account by clicking Accounts ==> Email and add your account.
  6. Input your email address, password and display name for outgoing messages.

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  7. Select Manually configure server settings and click Next.
  8. For the incoming server, select IMAP from the drop-down.
  9. For the incoming server address, enter and change port number to 993.
  10. Select Requires a secure connection (SSL).
  11. For Authenticate using, select Clear text from the drop-down.
  12. For Log-on username, enter the full email address.
  13. For the outgoing mail server address, enter and change the port to 587.
  14. Select Requires a secure connection (SSL) and Requires authentication.
  15. Click Next and Finish.


Staff Answered on September 13, 2017.
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Solution 2. Configure Your Gmail Account

When using Gmail account.

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  1. Log in to your Gmail account.
  2. Click the Setting icon at the upper right side, then select Setting.
  3. Then click “Forwarding and POP/IMAP.”
  4. Enable IMAP.
  5. Then click Save Changes.
  6. Now, type in in the Address bar. Make sure you are still log in.
  7. Scroll down look for “Allow less secure apps:” Turn it on.
  8. Check your Microsoft Outlook.


Staff Answered on November 23, 2017.
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