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How To Export .Pst File In MS Outlook 2016

How To Export Pst File In MS Outlook 2016

Are you using Outlook 2016 for your email communication?

Do you take back up of your Outlook 2016 emails?

What if you have lost all your Outlook 2016 emails?

When you configure and use your email account with Outlook 2016, then you can get access to your emails anytime, yet you need to keep a backup of your emails for reference. The entire data of your Outlook account including emails, calendar, contacts, attachments and more will be there in a single back up file. This is the .PST file of your Outlook account.

Here we have this quick guide for all Outlook 2016 users to get a backup of their account. This is easy and it won’t take much of your time. You just need to follow the steps carefully. And the best part it; you can access it anytime on any other computer system using the Outlook 2016 application.

Steps To Export .PST File In Outlook 2016

First, you need to open the Outlook on your computer, then from the top of your Outlook ribbon you need to select File option

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Now, follow this Open & Export > Import/Export

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Here select Export to a file option

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And then, click on Outlook Data File (.pst) in the format you want to save, and then click on Next button

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Here you need to select the name of the email account to export; this will get the data from that particular account

You need to make sure that the Include subfolders is checked or selected. So, the account will be exported everything from that particular account including Calendar, Contacts, and Inbox; then select Next button


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Then, click on Browse to locate where you want to save the Outlook Data File (.pst) on your computer, also type a file name, and then click OK to move further


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In case, if you are exporting to an existing Outlook Data File (.pst), then under Options, you need to specify what should do when exporting items that already exist in the file

Now, click on the Finish button

Once, you are done, the Outlook with start exporting immediately unless a new Outlook Data File (.pst) is created or a password-protected file is used with it

That’s all

Note – Make it a habit to take a back-up of your Outlook 2016 email account; this will keep your account data safe and also give you the freedom to carry it anywhere.

If still getting any issue, you can speak with MS Outlook expert by dialing MS Outlook customer service helpline number to directly speak with an expert.

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