If you receive an error while OneNote is syncing with an error message OneNote can’t sync your notes at the moment, We’ll keep trying with Error E000283C then this post will help you fix the problem. According to the user who reported it, it was also mentioned that the Note App shows that the notebook is saved offline and that the computer doesn’t appear connected to the internet. Contrary to the message, the PC was connected to the internet, and when trying to access the notebooks online, they are very slow to load up but eventually get there.
Why does this OneNote sync error E000283C occur?
While there is no official documentation of error code E000283C from Microsoft, it is a sync issue, and like any other sync issue, it needs to be fixed on similar lines. Interesting to note the error has been cited on Android, iPhone, iPad, and Windows apps.
Fix E000283C OneNote sync error
Before going ahead, ensure that you make a backup of the section or note you can view in the app. You can open OneNote online and copy-paste the content. So even if something goes wrong, you still have a copy.
- Login with Microsoft account
- Create A New Section & Add Existing Pages
- Reinstall the OneNote App
- Fix OneNote sync issues
Also, ensure your credentials haven’t recently changed, as they will need to be updated on the device.
OneNote can’t sync your notes at the moment, We’ll keep trying with Error E000283C
1] Re-Login with the Microsoft account
When a user signs in again, it starts the sync process. Even if it’s not an account issue, signing in again may help resolve it. On Windows, the straightforward way is to sign out of the OneDrive account and sign back using the same account. Depending on where you have the issue, go to the profile settings and then choose to sign out. The process may remove any file you have on that device and ask you to choose to download again once you are back in your account.
2] Create A New Section & Add Existing Pages
Since you have access to the page, a good idea would be to create a new section and add the existing pages to the new section. Once done, remove the note that gives the error and see if the sync starts again. Post this; you can sign out and sign in again to your OneNote account.
3] Reinstall the OneNote App
One of the straightforward ways to fix the sync issue is to reinstall the application. On the smartphone, you can bring up the context menu with a long press and then choose to uninstall. When it comes to the desktop, go to Settings > Applications, locate the app and then choose to uninstall it. While Reset and Repair are two more options you may find, they may not work for this issue.
4] Fix sync issues
Apart from these, there are more ways to fix the OneNote Sync issue – and we have a complete guide on it. The guide includes the option to force a sync and even run the OneNote diagnostic tool to resolve the problem.
How do I force OneNote to sync?
Open OneNote and then to Sync Status under File > Options. Click on Sync All to sync all of your shared notebooks, or click on Sync Now next to the specific notebook you want to sync.
How do I automatically sync OneNote?
Under File > Options > Sync, make sure to enable the Sync automatically whenever there are changes options. It will sync all the OneNote files you create and the existing ones.