MS Outlook is one of the most popular email clients and is known for its amazing performance. Thus email client is however also known for the bugs and errors that occur at any time. Among all such errors, the most frequent problem users face is the problem of Outlook continually prompting for a password.
There is not just one but many reasons for this problem. Some of the reasons are mentioned below:
Let us discuss these problems one by one and methods to solve these problems.
You can fix the problem by removing all the previously stores credentials from the Credential Manager. Follow these steps:
There are chances when your Outlook Profile is corrupt. In this case, your profile will not save your password. To solve this issue, you have to create a new outlook profile.
Bad internet or network connection can also be one of the issues that result in this problem. Due to a bad network connection, Outlook cannot connect to the server. The unstable network connection will not accept your password and ask for your credentials again and again. To solve this problem, make sure you have a stable network connection or shift to another connection.
Another reason that results in a password problem is the Antivirus Program that is installed in your system. The type of software might result in a Password Prompt Issue. Try to disable the antivirus running in your systems to come out of this problem.
These are some of the reasons and their solutions that will help you to resolve the password problem. However, it is recommended to use a professional or a third party tool for password recovery.
The steps mentioned above will help you to solve the password problem. However, if you forget a password for your PST file and unable to recall it, in that case, these manual methods might create trouble for you as you would have to identify the main cause of the problem. In that case, it is advised to use the Softaken Outlook Password Recovery tool. This tool allows users to recover or remove old passwords from the Outlook PST file and save new passwords in a very easy way.
In this blog, we have mentioned all the possible reasons that result in a password prompt issue. We have also mentioned manual methods to overcome this issue. However, there are cases when using these manual methods becomes a difficult task. For that purpose, you may use Softaken PST Password Recovery Tool to retrieve receive, or set a new password for your Outlook Profile.