Fix Microsoft Outlook “Not Implemented” Error in 2016/2013/2010

Avatar Pooja Awana Updated On - 23 Sep 2019

The Outlook not implemented error takes place when you Send/Receive, Reply, Forward, or Send a message. The error pops up on the screen saying: “Not Implemented”. Hence, you cannot send emails, or receive emails. So, how will you get rid of this error and start using Outlook normally back again?

We have some helpful ways that you can consider for fixing this error. Before moving to the resolutions, let us first know the common reasons for this error.

Root Cause of Outlook Error: Not Implemented

Here, we are discussing the most important reasons for this error:

  • Antivirus Application
  • An antivirus application scans emails before sending or receiving them. This can be the reason why send/receive button hangs up and the error ‘Not implemented’ is raised.

  • Installed Add-in in Outlook
  • The occurrence of the error could be due to Outlook add-ins or plug-ins which interrupt the performance and smooth working of Outlook.

  • Outlook Send/Receive Settings file damaged
  • The error can take place if the send or receive settings are not working due to damaged settings file.

  • MS Outlook not installed properly
  • If you have two MS Outlook versions on your system, then ‘not implemented’ error could occur.

Solutions to Fix MS Outlook Not Implemented Error

Solution 1: Disable Antivirus Program

The antivirus application is configured to scan any email that is sent by you or received in your inbox. This scanning process can delay or hang up the process of sending and receiving email messages. Hence, it is advised to disable antivirus.

Solution 2: Disable Installed Add-Ins

Launch Outlook in Safe Mode to check for issues that are caused by add-ins. If Outlook works properly in Safe Mode, then disable add-ins from the Outlook.

Step 1: In Outlook, go to File > Option and select the Add-ins tab.

Step 2: Click on the Go button; a new pop-up dialog box will open.

Step 3: Disable one plug-in at a time.

Step 4: Restart the Outlook application.

Step 5: Finally, check for the issue solved or not.

Solution 3: Recreate Send/Receive Settings file

Step 1: Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook\ location.

Step 2: You will find the SRS file.

Step 3: Simply, rename the SRS file; a new SRS file will be created when you will launch Outlook again.

Solution 4: Create a New Outlook Profile

Creating a new Outlook profile is one of the simplest methods to resolve the Outlook error. The second part of our blog “Fix Outlook Send/Receive Error 0x8004010F” shows the steps to create a new Outlook profile.

Solution 5: Use PST Repair tools

  • Use Outlook Inbox Repair Tool – ScanPST.exe
  • ScanPST.exe is an inbuilt utility that can find and fix minor issues in Outlook PST file. You can find this tool in the Office installation folder. It is an extremely beneficial tool for resolving errors related to PST when nothing else works.

    Please note: The tool fails to deliver results when the PST file is highly damaged.

  • Use Kernel for Outlook PST Repair
  • Kernel for Outlook PST Repair tool is the most proficient solution to repair PST files. It helps to repair, recover and restore the content of corrupted, damaged or inaccessible PST files. The tool successfully saves all the PST file content to healthy PST file and different destinations such as live Exchange, Office 365, and different webmail clients.

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Concluding Lines:

You can fix “not implemented” error in Outlook using any of the methods mentioned above. If traditional methods don’t work to repair Outlook 2016/2013/2010 errors, try a PST repair tool like Scanpst.exe or Kernel for Outlook PST Repair.