How to Fix Email Error 0x80048802 in Windows 10

If you have faced Mail Error 0x80048802 on your Windows 10 PC then this post may help you to fix this issue. In most cases, the error occurs while trying to send or forward emails using the mail app. The problem appears due to having some misconfigured system files on the computer.

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Read the post and follow the given methods to fix the email error 0x80048802.

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To fix email error 0x80048802, use the steps –

1] Run Windows Store Troubleshooter

The Windows Store Apps troubleshooter is a built-in feature in Windows 10 that can help you to identify the common inconsistencies with the Store apps and fixes the issue. Follow the below steps to run the troubleshooter –

Store Apps Troubleshooter

  • Press Windows+I keys to open the Settings app.
  • Select Update & Security > Troubleshoot.
  • Go to the right and select “Additional troubleshooters” link.
  • Select Windows Store Apps and then click the Run the troubleshooter button.
  • Once it completes the process, restart your computer and and see if the issue is resolved.

2] Update the Mail and Calendar app

Sometimes an older or outdated version of app Mail and Calendar app may also cause to occur this issue. Use the following steps to update the app:

  • Right-click on Start and select the Run option.
  • In the dialog box, type ms-windows-store: and hit enter.
  • Next to your Profie, click on See more (three dots) option and select Downloads and updates.
  • Select Mail and Calendar from the list and then update it.

3] Reinstall the Mail and Calendar app

If the problem still persists, then next thing you can try is to reinstall your Mail and Calendar app and see if you get any help. Follow the given steps:

  • Press Win+X keys and select Windows PowerShell (Admin) from the menu list.
  • Click on the Yes button if UAC prompts on your screen.
  • Copy and paste the command and press Enter to uninstall Mail and Calendar app.
Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage
  • After running the above command, open the Microsoft Store and try to install the app again.
Note: If you open the Microsoft Store apps and the Store says the product is already installed, then reset Microsoft Store cache and check if it allows you to install the app again.

After completing the above steps, restart your computer and check if it resolves the problem.

4] Run System File Checker 

Another suggestion is to run System file checker tool. This will detect if the problem is due to existence of some kind of corruption. Use the following steps run this utility –


Once the scanning/repairing process reaches 100%, close Command Prompt, and restart your computer.

5] Perform a clean boot

Performing a clean boot is an effective way of troubleshooting a problem like this. Use the following steps to perform it:

Clean boot

  • Right-click on the Start button and select Run.
  • Type “msconfig” in the text field and hit enter.
  • Once you’re in the System Configuration window, go to the Services tab.
  • Mark the checkbox next to Hide all Microsoft services and hit the Disable all button.
  • Now go to the Startup tab and click Open Task Manager link.
  • Right-click on each Startup items and disable them one by one. 
  • After disabling all of them, close the Task Manager, return to the System Configuration winodw, and save the changes.
  • Restart your computer and check if the problem is now gone. 

If performing the clean boot fix the problem, then re-enable all the services one after another and find the real culprit of this issue.

6] Enable the proxy connection

The reason to occur this issue is also possible if your proxy connection is disabled. The procedure to enable the proxy connection is as follows:

  • Right-click on Start and select Settings from the menu list.
  • Select Network & Internet > Proxy.
  • Under Automatic proxy setup, make sure Automatically detects settings option is enabled and the rest are disabled.
  • Now close the settings window and open Run dialog using Windows + R keys.
  • In the text field, type inetcpl.cpl and press Enter key to open Internet Properties dialog box.

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  • Go to the Connection tab and click on LAN settings.

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  • Check the Automatically detect settings checkbox and uncheck Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections) checkbox.
  • Click OK and then hit Apply button to save the changes.

We hope the above explained solutions helped you resolve this issue.

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