Error 0x80040154 in Mail & Calendar app on Windows 10

Some Windows 10 users report that they receive an Error Code 0x80040154 when they try to open, create a new account or sign into the Mail and Calendar app. If you are facing this issue, perhaps these suggestions will help you fix the issue.

Windows 10 Mail app error 0x80040154

Windows 10 Mail app error 0x80040154

The exact message you see would be:

Something went wrong. We’re sorry, but we weren’t able to do that. Error code 0x80040154.

So if you are facing problems with your Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app, create a system restore point and then go through the entire list of suggestions first, before you decide which of the suggestions you would like to try out:

1] Run Windows Store Apps troubleshooter

2] Reset the Mail & Calendar app

3] Run System File Checker

4] Open File Explorer and navigate to the following folder:


Here you will see a Comms folder. Rename it to, say, Comms-old, and restart your computer.

5] Reinstall the Mail & Calendar app with a click usingĀ  our freeware 10AppsManager.

6] Uninstall the Mail and Calendar app and then download and reinstall it via the Windows Store. To uninstall it, you may use our 10AppsManager.

Mind you, you may lose your settings when you follow some of these suggestions.

Let us know if any of this helped you or you found another way to fix this issue.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

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  1. Wilson Tam

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