If the RSS feed cannot be added to Outlook on Windows 11/10, or if you see error messages when you update the RSS feed saying that Outlook cannot load RSS content, this post can help you. You may see the following error messages:
- Outlook can’t download RSS content from the website because you don’t have the required credentials.
- Outlook is unable to download RSS content from the URL due to a problem connecting to the server.
- Outlook cannot handle RSS content with HTTPS. The link may not point to a valid RSS source.
These error messages may appear if the RSS feed requires authentication or if it is in an undesired format. Many people use Outlook as their RSS feed reader, and if you encounter this problem, read on.
Outlook cannot download RSS content
To resolve this error Outlook cannot download RSS content from HTTPS, do the following:
- Open Microsoft Outlook
- Choose file
- Press options.
- Choose advanced.
- Here, find and enable RSS Feed Synchronization with Common Feed List (CFL) in Windows Settings.
- Click OK And restart Outlook.
If that doesn’t help, you can check if the website has a live RSS feed. Visit w3.org and get confirmation. If it fails the test, you may not be able to add it to Outlook.
You also have another option. You can use an RSS site, which is a Microsoft Office SharePoint site that is internal to your domain. In this case, Outlook will allow the NTLM credentials that are passed to the SharePoint site.
How to enable RSS feeds in Outlook?
RSS feed is enabled by default in Outlook and you should see a square orange icon. To add a new RSS feed, open Outlook and click the File tab. In the “Information” section, you will see “Account and social network settings”. Click here. Next, click Accounts. You can now add, edit, or delete RSS feeds on the RSS Feed tab. If you don’t see the RSS Feed tab, the following will help.
RSS Feed tab is missing in Outlook
If the RSS Feed tab is missing in Outlook, follow these steps:
Open Registry Editor and navigate to the following key:
Here, change the DWORD value named Disable from 1 to 0.
This should make the RSS Feds tab visible.
How to fix RSS feed error in Outlook?
If your RSS Feed is not updating, the best way to fix this problem is to remove the RSS Feed and then re-add it. You can also change how often RSS feeds are checked or change the folder where RSS feeds are delivered and see if that helps.
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