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How to Fix Gmail SMTP Error code 0x80040217?

The Gmail SMTP Error code 0x80040217 generally occurs when Gmail’s security settings are incorrect. The error means that the SMTP server rejected your email for some reason. There might be several reasons, includes account information like username, domain or password is incorrect, SMTP server does not support NTLM authentication, SMTP server does not allow you to send emails externally, SMTP server supports anonymous access, and so on. Then you don’t require taking tension anymore, as described by the Gmail tech support team, it can be easily fixed.  You just need to follow some easy troubleshooting steps, to Fix Gmail SMTP Error code 0x80040217, and get rid the problem easily.

Steps to Fix Gmail SMTP Error code 0x80040217:-

Step1:-Verify Login Credentials

Ensure that your username, domain, and password are incorrect. Often the problem happens due to entering the correct login details, so check these things well.

Step 2:- Check SMTP Server Authentication

Often an SMTP server does not support NTLM authentication, so you should try to verify your NTLM authentication.

Step 3:- Change the Configuration

SMTP server supports anonymous access. So, in any situation, you don’t give account information, so you should try to change the configuration file in order to disable the authentication.

Using Reporting Services Configuration tool to configure report server email quickly:-

  • Check the Report Server Windows service, which has Send As permissions on the SMTP server.
  • Then start the ‘Reporting Services Configuration tool’ and then connect to the report server instance.
  • Go to ‘Email Settings’ page, and type the name of the SMTP server. The value either be IP address, domain name, or a UNC name of a computer.
  • Then, enter the name an account which has permission to send email from the SMTP server in the “Sender Address” box.
  • Hit on “Apply” button.

If these steps are not resolving your Gmail SMTP Error code 0x80040217, then go to the next step.

Step 4:-Check With SMTP Administrator

The important thing you should know that SMTP server doesn’t permit you to send emails externally, which is an annoying situation, or other error occurred on the server. Then the solution is that, you should try to check with the SMTP administrator if it’s possible to you to fix Gmail SMTP Error code 0x80040217.

I hope your problem is resolved.

In case, you are not satisfied with the above methods or you have any doubt, or still this Error code 0x80040217 is persisting, then you should connect with the Gmail technical support team to receive an instantly solution to solve it.

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