Error 80072F30 is a very common error that occurs while synchronizing your Gmail Account with the Windows Phone. This is basically a sync error that can be corrected by modifying simple settings on your device.
The following are the symptoms of this error:
1. This error does not allow the users to Sync their Gmail account with the Windows Phone.
2. Problems adding another Email account.
3. This error mostly occurs when you try to sync using an operator provided internet connection.
1. Incorrect Date and Time Settings
2. Mismatched APN settings with the network provider’s.
3. Calendar sync issues.
There is no specific solution to this error. Follow the below given methods until this error gets solved:
Method 1: Checking the Date and Time
Set your Date and Time manually:
Step 1: Go to Phone’s “Settings” and select “Date and Time”.
Step 2: Uncheck Automatically Option.
Step 3: Now set the current date and time manually.
Method 2: Update APN
This error might occur as a result of mismatched Internet APN and the access points in the customer data plan. You can check and update the APN settings following these steps:
Step 1: Contact your Customer Care and confirm your APN settings.
Step 2: Go to phone’s “Settings”, select “Access Point”.
Step 3: Check your APN Settings, if not same as told by the customer care support, manually add them by clicking on “edit apn” option.
Method 3: Sync Your Calendar with an Exchange Account
It can also happen that your device’s date does not match with that of the server. In such a case, you can contact your System Administrator and confirm the correct date and time and fix it accordingly.
Method 4: Inbound / Outbound Port Settings
This error can also get fixed by correcting your Inbound and Outbound port settings. You can follow the below given steps to check these settings:
Step 1: Go to your device’s “Settings” and select “Email + Accounts”.
Step 2: Get the correct inbound and outbound settings for your Gmail Server and tap on the account to check the inbound and outbound settings of your Windows Phone. Compare both and correct if they do no match. If you can’t correct it, simply delete the account and reconfigure