Ms Outlook account email authentication issue

If for some reason you outlook application is having trouble sending mail, but receiving isn't an issue and you keep getting this message:

Authentication failed because Outlook doesn't support any of the available authentication methods.

Follow these steps to fix the issue:

  • Check if authentication is 'Enabled' in your account settings (under 'More settings').
  • Try to deselect the "Always use secure password".

If that didn't fix the problem, then follow these account steps:

  • 1. In Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, or Outlook 2016, choose File.
  • 2. Choose Account Settings > Account Settings.
  • 3. On the Email tab, choose your account (profile), and then choose Repair.
  • 4. Follow the prompts in the wizard, and when you're done, restart Outlook.

If that doesn't fix the issue please check with your email service provider if you IP Address has been blocked.