What is ‘Outlook cannot download the RSS content’ error – Outlook error in Windows 10/11?
If you are facing ‘Outlook cannot download the RSS content’ error on Windows 10/11 computer when RSS Feed can’t be added to Outlook Client, and searching for ways to fix on the web, then you are in right-place for the solution. You will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.
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‘Outlook cannot download the RSS content’ error:
It is common error relating to Outlook Client in Windows 10/11 computer. This error is usually appeared when you are updating RSS Feed and when you try to perform this operation, you may experience the error saying outlook cannot download RSS Feed/content. The error is appeared in various different messages which indicates Outlook can’t download and process RSS Feed/content from website, URL, or HTTP. Let’s take a look at error messages.
- Outlook cannot download the RSS content from URL because of a problem connecting to the server.
- Outlook cannot process the RSS content from HTTPS, The link may not point to a valid RSS source
- Outlook cannot download the RSS content from website because you do not have the required credentials.
The possible reasons behind the issue can be the required authentication not given to RSS Feed or it is not in desired format. This issue can be occurred due to broken or corrupted RSS Feed you are trying to download, or some other issues. One possible way to fix the issue is to re-subscribe to RSS Feed, but there is also some other possible solutions to fix the issue as mentioned in the post. Let’s go for the solution.
How to fix ‘Outlook cannot download the RSS content’ error in Windows 10/11?
Method 1: Fix ‘Outlook cannot download the RSS content’ error with ‘PC Repair Tool’
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Method 2: Force Outlook to re-add RSS Feed to automatic update list
Step 1: RSS Feeds are stored ‘RSS Subscriptions’ folder in Outlook folder. Click ‘Folders’ button at bottom of Navigation Pane
Step 2: Click ‘RSS Subscriptions’ in Navigation Pane to expand the folder
Step 3: Click ‘RSS Feed’ that has stopped updating, and this forces Outlook to re-add the RSS Feed to automatic update list.
Method 3: Remove broken RSS Feed
Step 1: Click ‘Folders’ button at bottom of Navigation Pane and click ‘RSS Subscriptions’ in Navigation Pane to expand folder
Step 2: Select the broken RSS Feed and hit ‘Delete’ on keyboard or click ‘Delete’ button to delete group on home tab and confirm it.
Method 4: Re-subscribe to RSS Feed
Step 1: Go to website you want to subscribe and click ‘RSS’ button and this brings you to another webpage, select the web address and press ‘CTRL + C’ on keyboard to copy the URL
Step 2: Select ‘Info’ from File menu and click ‘Account Settings’ dropdown and go to ‘Account Settings’
Step 3: Click ‘New’ on ‘RSS Feed’ tab and click in ‘Enter the location of RSS Feed you want to add to Outlook’, field, and press ‘CTRL + V’ on keyboard to paste the copied URL
Step 4: Click ‘Add’ button and hit ‘Ok’ button and it is done.
Method 5: Fix Outlook cannot download the RSS content error through Outlook settings
Step 1: Open ‘Outlook’ app in Windows PC and click ‘File’ tab and click ‘Options’
Step 2: Click ‘Advanced’, locate and enable synchronise RSS Feed to CFL (Common Feed List) in Windows Settings and hit ‘Ok’ button and restart Outlook, and check if it works toward resolving the issue.
I hope this post helped you on How to fix Outlook cannot download the RSS content error in Windows 10/11 with easy ways. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.