The Error with code 80072fa8 on Windows phone is related to network coverage or connectivity issues. This is basically a synchronization error and can sometimes occur when you perform any updations on your mobile device.
This error might lead to following problems:
- Email synchronization problems
- Trouble accessing the mailbox
- Can’t send or receive emails
Following can be the causes behind this error:
- APN (Access Point Name) settings of your mobile device
- Your Mobile Network Connection
You can try any of the given solutions until this error is completely fixed:
Step 1: It is always better to check the APN settings. You can also add the APN settings manually. Turn on the “Manual Internet APN” button at the bottom and then tap on “add Internet APN”. If your network is not displayed in the list, you can ask your ISP (Internet Service Provider) to send them through to your phone. You might be required to download the “Access Point Name” update. If you are not able to find the Access Point Name in the store, follow the steps given below to fix this issue.
If “Access Point” has not been installed, follow the steps given below:
- Open the Apps list.
- Tap on “Settings”, select “Mobile network” and make sure “Data Connection” is Turned On.
- Tap on “Add Internet APN” button at the bottom.
- Set APN as internet and tap on “Save”.
If “Access Point” detail has been installed, you can follow the below-given steps:
- Open the Apps list and select “Settings”.
- Tap on “Access point”.
- Press the “Settings” until “Options” menu is displayed.
- Tap on “View” or “Edit” to edit the Settings.
Step 2: You can also try changing the incoming and outgoing servers:
- Click on the “Yahoo Mail option”, then click on “…” icon and select “Settings”.
- Click on “sync settings” and select “Advance Settings” at the bottom of the page.
- Now check the Require SSL boxes if not checked:
- Incoming Server- imap.mail.yahoo.com:993
- Outgoing Server- smtp.mail.yahoo.com:465
Step 3: Switch to Wi-Fi if you are using mobile data and try accessing your mail account and vice-versa.
- Go to your Phone Settings, and Tap on “OFF” to turn off your mobile/cellular network.
- Go to Settings and select “Wi-Fi” and turn your Wi-Fi connection on.
- Now, go to emails + accounts and tap on the email you want to use and tap on the “sync” option.
- Now visit your inbox and also try sending emails.
Step 4: Restart your device and if the problem continues, remove your email account as there might be some setting that is blocking synchronization. Go to “Settings”, select “email+accounts” and click on “Delete”. After a while add the same email account.
Step 5: If this is due to the network coverage, try again at a place where there is a better network coverage.