Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app freezes or not working

If you find that your Mail app and Calendar app is not working, crashing or freezing on Windows 10, then this post may help you. Maybe it opens and freezes or stops responding, or maybe it opens and crashes right away. Or then maybe your Windows Store app does not work properly and stops downloading half way. In any case, if your Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter has not helped you, then this new automated troubleshooter should help you fix the problem.

Mail Calendar 10 app freezes

Windows 10 Mail app and Calendar app is freezing or not working

1] If you are facing this issue, first make sure that your Windows 10 has all the latest Updates installed. Also ensure that there are no updates for Windows Store, Mail and Calendar apps pending. If you do see any updates pending, download and install them right away.

2] If this does not help, uninstall and reinstall the Mail and Calendar apps and see if it helps.

3] Open PowerShell as administrator and Run the following command:

Get-appxprovisionedpackage –online | where-object {$_.packagename –like “*windowscommunicationsapps*”} | remove-appxprovisionedpackage –online

This is one of the ‘Universal Guru Fixes‘ that helps solve most Windows 10 issues.

4] Download the special troubleshooter from Microsoft and run it as administrator.

Let us know if this worked for you.

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