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How to split PST file on size, year, and folder RRS feed

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  • How to split PST file on size, year, and folder
    Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:56 AM

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  • You can use Softaken Split Outlook PST Tool this tool divides any large Outlook PST file into small Outlook PST files by size, folder, year, and many more. It is fully capable of splitting all MS outlook items such as folders, contacts, calendars, journals, email folders. It also supported by MS Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016. You can download the trial version which converts a few items from each folder. you can download this tool from here: https://www.softakensoftware.com/split-outlook-pst.html
    • Edited by dansebastian Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:57 AM
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:57 AM
  • Hi everyone,

    You can try these methods to split your files and folder-

    1. Using archive feature-

    • Go to file tab in Microsoft Outlook.
    • Go to Info>tool>clean up old items
    • Select a folder to archive with date and save that file to some other destination
    • Click ok 

    2. Using move to folder feature-

    • Go to file tab>account settings
    • Click on data files and add button to create new PST file
    • Now move some new items to the new PST files  by clicking on move button and selecting copy to folder.

    This will help in freeing some space. Hope this helps.

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:48 AM
  • You can split your large pst file in multiple pst file by following steps:

    1. Open MS Outlook. Click on file option.
    2. Go to account settings.
    3. From Data File tab click on Add button.
    4. Enter Outlook data file and click on OK.
    5. New PST file will be opened.
    6. Go to file click on open & export and then on import / export.
    7. Choose an export file from import and export wizard and click on Next.
    8. Choose outlook data file in export file windows.
    9. Select the folder you want to export.
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:59 AM