[Solved] Outlook Keeps Asking for Password on Windows 10

  • Windows update or upgrade. Windows update or upgrade might reset your custom settings for certain apps which can cause this problem.
  • The network connection. If your network is slow or unstable, Outlook may lose connection to the mail server. It will prompt for password while trying to reconnect.

Fix 1: Clear the Cashed Passwords

You will be prompted for password again and again if the cached credentials are incorrect. Thus, you can clear your cashed passwords in Windows credential manager to fix it.

Fix 2: Enable “Remember Password” Option

If your Outlook doesn’t remember your password, you will be prompt for credential every time you log on. So, you’d better make sure you have enabled the “ Remember password “ option.

Fix 4: Create A New Profile

Another resolution to remove this problem is to create a new profile. To do that, just follow the steps below.

Fix 5: Start Outlook in Safe Mode and Disable Add-Ins

To fix the problem that Outlook keeps asking for password, you can also try starting your Outlook in safe mode and disabling Add-ins.

Fix 6: Disable Antivirus

The antivirus program can be interfering with your Outlook if it uses an add-in or firewall. If the above methods do not work out for you, you’d better disable your antivirus to see if the problem is caused by the program.

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