An Outlook PST which holds all your important data like emails, contacts, calendar, etc. is often at risk with frequent Outlook errors that can damage PST files. This can put you in serious trouble. Hence taking Outlook PST file backup not only helps you avoid data loss but also can come in handy when you are trying to transfer Outlook to another computer.
This article presents you the traditional method of manually taking backup of Outlook PST files and also a smarter way of backing up PST using a dedicated Outlook Backup Tool.
To backup PST file from Outlook, follow the below-mentioned steps carefully:
Step 1: Open Outlook and click on File then select the Open and Export option.
Step 2: Click on Import/Export, select export to a file and click on next.
Step 3: Now select Outlook data file or (.pst) and click on next.
Step 4: Select the folder and also subfolders by checking in the Include Subfolders checkbox to export from.
Step 5: Save the backup PST file by setting up the location of the exported PST file and clicking Finish.
You can manually copy Outlook PST file like any other file on your computer, to do the same do follow the below-mentioned steps:
However, this method of exporting and importing Outlook data into a PST file is tiresome and also you cannot copy Outlook profile properties and settings. As a result, this backup up file will not retain any preferences, settings or folder structure of your Outlook data.
Quick Note: If you are taking a backup of Outlook using the above method, then it cannot take the backup of Outlook attributes, autofill text, Outlook priorities, reminders, appointments, meeting schedules, folder structure, and settings.
Utilize the Remo Outlook Backup tool to take the backup of entire Outlook data with setting easily.
Remo Outlook Backup tool to take a complete backup of the entire Outlook data including settings in a few clicks only. The tool is built with different backup features and also offers you to store your backup file on the cloud. You have got the option of manually hustling to get a backup of your computer or just download Remo Outlook Backup for free and try it yourself.
This Outlook PST Backup tool offers two different options to ease the Outlook PST backup process:
Smart Backup: Be it your Outlook mailbox, contacts, journals, notes, rules, profiles or any other Outlook attributes, the tool will export everything using its Smart Backup option in one click.
Advanced Backup: When you only need emails, contacts or some specific Outlook attributes items to backup, you can select only the required attributes using the Advance Backup option.
Step 1: Launch Remo OBM software and click on the Backup option.
Step 2: Now, You will see two options Smart Backup and Advance Backup.
a) Smart Backup: Select this option if you want to backup entire Microsoft Outlook items in just one click.
b) Advance Backup: Choose this option to personalize Outlook backup process. After clicking this option, you can prioritize Outlook backup items such as backing up only Emails, Calendars, etc.
Step 3: Select the location to save your Outlook backup files and click Next.
Why Choose Remo?