How to Backup Entire PST File

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Outlook is one of the major applications to managing and access e-mails easy communication. However, you can access all these stored emails and other information using Outlook even without internet connection. Outlook stores all emails and other attributes such as notes, settings, nicknames, signature, RSS feeds, calendar items, journals, etc in a single data file called PST – Personal Storage Table. The PST file stores all the attributes in separate files with extensions and loads them when Outlook application starts. PST allows user to access all these information, it is also useful when for saving, copying and to export Outlook data.

Why to Backup Outlook Data File?

Its important to perform Outlook data file backup as it might get corrupt due to various reasons. This results in loss of essential emails and other Outlook attributes. Here are some reasons for PST file corruption and reasons for backing up Outlook data:

  • Virus Attacks: Virus and other malware threats are the major causes behind the Outlook data file corruption. When the system is attacked by virus and other malware, it starts corrupting files that are stored in hard disk including Outlook data file. Once PST file is corrupted severely, it starts behaving abnormally and results in loss of data.
  • PST Size Limit: Every version of Outlook has defined a size limit for data file for storing data into it. If you store data beyond its size limit then file starts corrupting itself and results in loss of all data from it.
  • Accidental Deletion: There are chances of losing emails and other Outlook data by accidental deletion. While accessing emails or organizing files in hard disk partition, a user might delete data including PST file accidentally.
  • Hard Disk Failure: There are many reasons behind hard disk failure such as formation of bad sectors on hard drive, accidental formating of partition where OS is installed, file system corruption etc. Once hard disk fails, all data stored in it gets lost including your Outlook data file.

It is best to maintain Outlook data files backups or backing up of PST file. However, Outlook application provides option for backing up and importing PST file but some attributes such as signature, nicknames, rules, settings, etc. cannot be backed up. Additionally, if there is interruption during backing up data due to any reason, there are chances of losing them. Opting for a good application to backup Outlook data file is the best choice. Remo Outlook Backup and Migrate is an amazing utility to backup Outlook data file very safely. This application backs up all Outlook attributes along with notes, settings, nicknames, contacts, emails, contacts, etc.

Advantages of Remo Outlook Backup and Migrate Tool

  • It's Very user friendly, easy to use and interactive tool
  • This application is compatible with all versions of Windows OS
  • Supports all versions of Outlook such as Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
  • It Provides built-in feature to backup Outlook data automatically
  • This tool Gives a complete list of all Outlook items which you can select and save
  • Secure your back up archives by protecting them with a password

How to Backup Outlook PST File

Backing up your PST file is a great initiative to maintain the integrity of your information. Here are instructions on how to backup your entire PST file with Remo Outlook Backup and Migrate. Follow the steps to learn how to backup Outlook files:

  • Download and Install Remo Outlook Backup and Migrate on your system
  • Select Backup option from home screen
  • Select Smart Backup - This will backup your entire PST file
  • CLick Finish after inspecting backup summary

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