simple way to repair .ost file data

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  • suggest me simple and best tool to repair OST file data.

    Simplest approach is to delete the OST file and let Outlook recreate it. The other piece of information you neglected to provide is "why do you think the OST file needs to be repaired?"

    Karl Timmermans [Outlook MVP] "Outlook Contact Import/Export/Data Mgmt"

    Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:12 AM
  • If OST file is damaged and you are facing issues with emails. For such reason you can use OST recovery tool. It can repair damaged OST file and easily restore emails to new PST file for user access. It scans corrupt OST file after which it preview emails and saving options with custom things. To know more you can look into and download the demo tool for its performance.

    Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:56 AM
  • Try the approach as @Karl suggested, if you still face the same issue or the file becomes orphaned then you can try OST Repair Tool which is best in the recovery of corrupted or orphaned OST file.
    Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:55 AM
  • Hi,

    I am completely agree with Ethan Hua suggestion. As you should implement this technique. As another alternative you can run Inbox Repair Tool or OST Repair tool of any trusted brand. However, Scanpst.exe(Inbox Repair Tool) has suggested by many expert developers to repair OST file as it's completely free utility and very easy to run.

    The below is a document about how to run scanpst.exe to repair OST file;

    Cheers !!
    • Edited by aliceaggie Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:29 PM
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:28 PM
  • I would like to suggest OST to PST Recovery software that helps you to repair .ost files without any hassle and export them into .pst file format.  Advanced features of software is Office 365 Migration solution.



    • Proposed as answer by Maria lees Tuesday, August 7, 2018 2:33 PM
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 4:43 PM
  • OST to PST converter has developed to convert and recover damaged or inaccessible OST file and also convert OST file to PST, EML, MSG, HTML, EMLX, MBOX format with emails properties and attachments. It well works on all versions of MS Outlook. Visit for more info :
    Tuesday, June 5, 2018 7:32 AM
  • Now possible to repair and get back corrupt offline storage table data into new working format. If you are facing an OST file corruption issues and you have no idea how to re-gain my damage offline OST file data so now time to be use Softknoll OST to PST Software that is an obtain solution to retrieve corrupt OST file data as well as convert OST as PST file format in well manner. 
    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:04 PM
  • I understand your situation, however, OST files are vulnerable to damage alike other data files which requires a stable network connection when in the syncing process. Here is an article which provided some other approaches to fix the OST corruption issue. You may have a look at it and see whether it helps:
    Monday, July 2, 2018 4:13 AM
  • i totally agree with this helpful solution..

    It works all well

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018 2:36 PM
  • You need easy and simple solution. There are some third party tools such as Kdetools,Dakontools,sysdatatools, in the market. You can use these tools to sort out the issue. You can do most of file format.



    Friday, August 17, 2018 10:42 AM
  • Hello If you want to repair your corrupt OST file then I will suggest you use  OST to PST software. This software can easily repair damaged OST file. This software gives the option to export OST file data to Outlook PST / EML / MSG / HTML and Office 365. 

    This software can easily decrypt OST file emails by removing S/MIME and OpenPGP encryption. This application is capable to recover orphaned OST file. Moreover, this application is compatible with MS Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007. This utility has easy to use graphical user interface so that technical and non-technical person can easily use this software with ease. 


    Thursday, October 18, 2018 12:35 PM