Docs Error Library Email Delivery Errors Error 541: The Recipient Address Rejected Your Message

Error 541: The Recipient Address Rejected Your Message

What Is Causing This Error?

‘Error 541: The recipient address rejected your message’ occurs when the recipient’s server declines an email.

Reasons for this error could include the email appearing spam-like, a poor sending IP reputation, the IP being blocklisted, or a false positive by the server’s spam filter. In all these scenarios, the core of the issue is the email being viewed as potentially harmful or undesired by the recipient’s server.

Resolving the Error – Solution

To address this error, ensure your email content doesn’t resemble spam. Spam filters frequently use patterns to identify suspicious emails, so tweaking content can help bypass these filters.

If the error persists, evaluate the standing of your email server’s IP address by checking if your IP has been blocklisted; if so, initiate the process to request its removal. This step-by-step approach can significantly aid in resolving the issue and ensuring successful email delivery.

That’s it! Now you know the common causes of the 541 error and how to resolve it.

If you’d like to learn how to troubleshoot other common errors, check out the following tutorials: