Office 2011 for Mac was a provision for Apple users to access Microsoft applications, including Outlook 2011 for Mac. The application is completely similar to its Windows counterpart, however, a slight difference in the storage repository and other factors are noticeable when you work on it. Similarly, the errors and troubleshooting methods for both also differ completely. This segment is an explanatory guide for understanding and resolving Mac Outlook 2011 error code 50 without the help of an expert.
In order to resolve the Mac Outlook error, it is necessary to understand the cause of this error. However, the reason for error 50 in Outlook 2011 is uncertain, which is why no direct solution has been proposed to solve it, but workarounds. Perfection is a myth, especially in the world of technology, because no matter how good an application, errors can happen at any given time. This segment explains some of the likely workarounds to apply in a situation where an Outlook 2011 user displays Error 50.
Some of the possible workarounds listed below can be implemented by users according to their relevance:
- By running Remover Office – a utility provided by Microsoft as part of the Office 2011 Suite. After you run Remove Office, run Repair Permissions. Now install the application from the CD and upgrade it with the latest updates. Restart the machine and run ‘Repair Permissions’ again.
- The use of a semicolon in the name of the outgoing server may also result in error 50. Due to the semicolon, users usually can not send e-mails using their Outlook 2011 account.
- Create a new account to check the configured e-mail address to return to the old e-mail account with error 50 as a solution.