After changing the password, Mailspring takes it into account but after few hours or days, it returns to the previous password


I had to change my password of mail webmail (hotmail), so I changed to Mailspring too, however after a few

To Reproduce…

Steps to reproduce the behavior:

  1. Change your password of your mail account
  2. Report the changed password to your mailspring email configuration
  3. Wait a few hours or few days (1 to 3 days).


It will work during this time but after few hours or days (usually 1 day) without doing anything it will return to the previous state by itself, the synchronisation with your webmail becomes impossible and you will have to reconfigure the password of your email on MailSpring and you will have to do this again, and again and all over again. You will no longer able to uses your mail in MailSpring without doing this procedure every time it needs !




  • OS and Version: Windows 10
  • Mailspring Version: image

Please help, even after deleting the mail account then recreating it in mailspring interface the first passwords returns…

Note that I remarked that the problem occurs when you empty the trash or the junk.

I have the same problem - recurring for weeks. I’m a pro subscriber too so that makes it even more frustrating

Hi, comrade
Thanks for the upvote !