Mailbird is one of the desktop email clients that has proved to be very efficient. Several users find it to be very user-friendly and robust. But Mailbird also comes with its own issues. At times, this desktop email client might fail to sync your emails or contacts. So, you might wonder why Mailbird is not syncing.On this page, we shall try to understand the reasons behind this issue and arrive at some solutions for the same.
Sometimes, the Antivirus (or its firewall) installed on your computer might hamper the functioning of Mailbird. Check if your Antivirus has any features or options that could block Mailbird from syncing emails or other data.
Try to disable the Antivirus and the firewall on your computer (temporarily). Now, check if the syncing issue is resolved. If yes, well and good. If not, move on to the next troubleshooting method.
Check the version of Mailbird you are currently using. In case you are making use of an outdated version, that might be the reason behind the issue. See if an update is available. Next, get the latest version of the email client and then check if Mailbird is not syncing. If it is not, go ahead with the following method to fix the issue.
Many users will have thousands of emails or several different email accounts. So, when the user launches Mailbird for the first time, it would take one or two days to completely sync all his/her emails on the desktop email client. If you do not want to wait patiently for all your emails to get synced, you can select the Download Messages on Demand option on Mailbird. The instructions to change the settings and choose this option are given here: