Mail and Calendar integration with Cortana not working

Cortana was launched with emphasis on its tight integration with the Windows Mail and Calendar apps. This integration has been one of the highlighting features of this Personal Digital Assistant. But some users have reported that the Mail and Calendar integration with Cortana not working on Windows 10. This can be due to loose integration between the services, incompatible versions of either of components and more. The features affected in this issue are syncing calendar appointments, sending emails using Cortana and more.

Mail and Calendar integration with Cortana not working

Mail & Calendar integration with Cortana not working

If Cortana fails to integrate with Mail and Calendar app in Windows 10, then here are suggestions that will help you fix the issue:

  1. Reinstall Cortana.
  2. Reinstall or Update Mail and Calendar.
  3. Use Windows App Troubleshooter.
  4. Relink your Microsoft Account.

1] Reinstall Cortana

Open the Windows PowerShell with Administrator rights and execute the following command:

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

Reboot your computer and this will fix the integration between Cortana and Mail and Calendar apps.

2] Reinstall or Update Mail and Calendar

Open the Windows PowerShell with Admin level rights and execute this command:

Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Reboot your computer and this will fix the issue.

Go to the Microsoft Store page to get the latest updates for the suite of Windows Mail and Calendar apps.

3] Use Windows Apps Troubleshooter

Open the Windows 10 Settings App and navigate to this path: Update & Security > Troubleshoot.

Windows Store Troubleshooter

On the right-side panel, locate Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter, and run it.

Follow the on-screen instructions, and it will fix common problems around the app. Once complete launch the app, and check if the issue exists.

4] Relink your Microsoft Account

Unlink your Microsoft Account from your computer.

To do this, open the Windows 10 Settings App.

Navigate to this path: Accounts > Email & Accounts. Under the section of Accounts used by Email, Calendar, and Contacts.

Select your email account and select Manage.

A new panel will come up where you need to click on Delete account from this device.

Upon getting a confirmation, select Delete.

Now, relink the same account and that should fix the issue.

Hope this helps.

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.

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