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1.3. How to Export Outlook Inbox

How to export an Outlook Inbox to a Personal Folder

 

Creating Personal Folders to archive mail is a safe way to create a backup of mail and enables mail migration from one account to another.

Step 1

Click on File on the Outlook Toolbar

Scroll to and select Import and Export...

 

Step 2

Select Personal Folder File (.pst) and click Next

Step 3

Choose the Folder to export.

If there are subfolders to export as well place a check in the Include subfolders box.

Click Next

Step 4

In the "Save exported files as:" field specify a location that is easy to find. C:\ or Browse... to your desktop

Choose an from the Options the safest option is "Allow duplicate items to be created"

Click Finish

Step 5


Change the "Name:" to the file name specified in the previous step. This is especially important if you plan to create additional personal folders.

If you share the PC with others or would like to add a simple layer of security to the personal folder enter a password in the "Password:" box and enter the same password in the "Verify Password:" box.

Click OK

Step 6


A dialog box will display the progress of the backup.

Click each open Windows OK button to close it and repeat the entire process from Step1  for each Folder you wish to back up, renaming the Backup folder name in Step 4 for each new folder being backed up.

How to export an Outlook Inbox to a Personal Folder

 

Creating Personal Folders to archive mail is a safe way to create a backup of mail and enables mail migration from one account to another.

Step 1

Click on File on the Outlook Toolbar

Scroll to and select Import and Export...

 


 

Step 2

Select Personal Folder File (.pst) and click Next

Step 3

Choose the Folder to export.

If there are subfolders to export as well place a check in the Include subfolders box.

Click Next

Step 4

In the "Save exported files a

How to export an Outlook Inbox to a Personal Folder

 

Creating Personal Folders to archive mail is a safe way to create a backup of mail and enables mail migration from one account to another.

Step 1

 

Click on File on the Outlook Toolbar

Scroll to and select Import and Export...


Step 2

 

Select Personal Folder File (.pst) and click Next

Step 3

 

 

Choose the Folder to export.

If there are subfolders to export as well place a check in the Include subfolders box.

Click Next

Step 4

 

In the "Save exported files as:" field specify a location that is easy to find. C:\ or Browse... to your desktop

Choose an from the Options the safest option is "Allow duplicate items to be created"

Click Finish

Step 5


Change the "Name:" to the file name specified in the previous step. This is especially important if you plan to create additional personal folders.

If you share the PC with others or would like to add a simple layer of security to the personal folder enter a password in the "Password:" box and enter the same password in the "Verify Password:" box.

Click OK

Step 6


A dialog box will display the progress of the backup.

Click each open Windows OK button to close it and repeat the entire process from Step1  for each Folder you wish to back up, renaming the Backup folder name in Step 4 for each new folder being backed up.

s:" field specify a location that is easy to find. C:\ or Browse... to your desktop

Choose an from the Options the safest option is "Allow duplicate items to be created"

Click Finish

Step 5

Change the "Name:" to the file name specified in the previous step. This is especially important if you plan to create additional personal folders.

If you share the PC with others or would like to add a simple layer of security to the personal folder enter a password in the "Password:" box and enter the same password in the "Verify Password:" box.

Click OK

Step 6

A dialog box will display the progress of the backup.

Click each open Windows OK button to close it and repeat the entire process from Step1 for each Folder you wish to back up, renaming the Backup folder name in Step 4 for each new folder being backed up.

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