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Archiving folders to .pst in Outlook 2007 2010 2013
Posted by on 06 December 2011 03:17 PM

How to Archive (Export) email folders to a .pst file in Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010

 

How to Archive (Export) folders to a .pst in Outlook 2007

1. Go to the 'File' menu in Outlook 2007 and select 'Import and Export'

Import and Export

2. Select the option 'Export to a file' from the list.

Export to a file

3.Select the option 'Personal Folder File (.pst) from the list.

Personal Folder File

4. Choose which folder you would like to turn into a .pst. If there are only certain emails you want to export, you can create a separate folder in your Inbox and then when you get to this stage, you can select that folder and only those emails will be in the .pst.

Choose Folder

5. Select where you want to save the .pst file. Sometimes the easiest place is simply on your H:drive. Just click on 'Browse' and navigate to the location you cant to save it as. For the 'Options' if this is the only time you are doing this, just leave the first one selected. If you plan on backing up your files regularly leave that one as well. If you are planning several different types of exports, select the second option.

Enter Destination

6. Click finish.

 

How to Archive folders to a .pst in Outlook 2010

1. Go to the 'File' tab in Outlook 2010 and select 'Info'

2. Click on 'Cleanup Tools'

Cleanup Tools

3. Select 'Archive'

Archive

4. From there, you can select all of the folders or just one with all of it subfolders and export them to a location of your choice.

Select Folders and Destination

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