This is where the raw feeds are listed, and the folder where the feeds are delivered. Now to get an error that shows the ACTUAL problem, click New, and paste your feed URL here and click Add. To fix it, all we have to do is remove the raw feed from the RSS feeds tab, then add it back.
If you don’t remember what the feed URL is, you can see it by highlighting the feed and click Change.
So even when the minimum TTL is lowered to 5 minutes, Outlook still will not even try to check more often than every 30 minutes; this is the default setting of the default Send & Receive Group.
In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, this issue deals with the RSS feeds feature in Outlook. I used to be able to add this same feed URL, what gives?
No new items :( You try to just right click on RSS Feeds and add a new feed, and we get this lovely error “The attempted operation failed. To look at this a little further, you click File – Account Settings. Just because you have a folder in RSS feeds (or don’t), doesn’t mean you have an actual feed source. At first I just tried to click change, and point it to the right folder, but that didn’t help. You DON’T have to delete the feed folder to fix this, and if you do, you will lose any old posts that aren’t in the current feed.
Jeff Atwood, I finally understand what's going on and how to fix it. When a feed is added to Outlook, the default settings (which are hidden under the ‘Advanced’ button) are to .
Outlook will not check a feed for new content more often than this minimum interval.
To do this, when adding the feed to Outlook, click the Advanced button and uncheck the box outlined in red in the screen shot above.