Unable to print emails from Windows 10 mail app

Windows 10 mail app lets you to configure your email account on Windows 10 computers and let you to access the emails easily. Instead of using the email clients, you can use the Mail app for its better performance. Sometimes, you may face issues with this app as well. Recently we came across the issue with unable to print emails from Windows 10 mail app.

When you try printing the other documents or the webpages, it works fine. However, when you try to print the emails from the Mail app, it will not work. It prompts the error message as below.

Nothing was sent to print. Open a document and print again.

Even when you try to print the document again, you may encounter the same issue. As per our research, it is not the issue with the printer but it is with the Mail app. We have listed all the possible troubleshooting steps to fix this issue and let the Mail app to print the emails without any errors.

If you are facing the issue with unable to print emails from Windows 10 Mail app, this guide helps you to fix the issue and let the mail app work properly.

How to fix unable to print emails from Windows 10 Mail app?

Follow the below resolution steps one by one and check if the issue gets fix after each troubleshooting step. If the issue remains, you can proceed with the further resolution steps.

Run Windows Mail app troubleshooter:

If the Windows Store apps not working properly, you can try running, the Windows store apps troubleshooter. This step fix all the minor issues with the Store apps. Therefore, in order to fix unable to print emails from Mail app issue, you can try running the Mail app troubleshooter.

  1. Download the Mail app troubleshooter and run it on your computer.
  2. Launch the downloaded file, check mark the option Apply repairs automatically and click on Next.

3. It will start Detecting problems. If found any, it will repair them automatically.

Once the scan and repair is done, try to print the emails from Mail app and check if it works fine. If the issue remains, you can proceed with the further resolution steps.

Update Mail and Calendar app:

If there are any updates available for the Mail and Calendar app, you can try installing it and check if the issue with unable to print emails gets fix. The outdated apps may not work properly as expected. Refer the below steps to update the Mail and Calendar app.

  1. Launch Microsoft Store, click on three dots at the top right corner and select the option Downloads and Updates.

2. Search and locate Mail and Calendar app and click on it.

3. Click on the option Update. The app will update now.

Once it is done, try to print the documents from the Mail app and check if that works. If the issue remains, you can proceed with the further steps.

Reinstall Mail and Calendar app:

If updating the app does not work, you can try removing and reinstalling the Mail app from your computer. However, you cannot uninstall the in-built apps directly. The uninstall button will be greyed out. Refer the below steps to remove and reinstall the Mail app from your computer.

  1. Press Windows logo + X keys on your keyboard and select the option Windows PowerShell (Admin).

2. On the elevated PowerShell screen, type the below command and hit enter.

Get-AppxPackage * windowscommunicationsapps * | Remove-AppxPackage

3. This will remove the Mail and Calendar app from your computer.

4. Next, launch Windows Store, search for Mail and Calendar app and click on Install. It will install the Mail app on your computer.

Now, try printing the emails from the Mail app. It should fix the issue with unable to print emails from Windows 10 mail app. If the issue remains, you can try updating the printer drivers on your computer.

Update printer drivers to fix unable to print emails issue:

If none of the above troubleshooting steps helps, you can try updating the printer drivers on your computer. You can update the printer drivers from the Device Manager. Refer the below steps to perform the same.

  1. Press Windows logo + R keys on your keyboard to open RUN window. Type devmgmt.msc and hit enter. It will open the Device Manager Window.

2. Locate your printer driver, right click on it and select the option Update Driver.

3. Next, select the option Search automatically for updated driver software.

This will search for the latest updates for the driver and install them. Now, you should be able to print the emails from the Mail app without any errors.

I hope the above troubleshooting steps helps you to fix the issue with unable to print emails from Windows 10 Mail app. If you need any further assistance, do comments below. We are happy to assist you.

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