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Office 2016 - OST to PST convertion

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  • Hi Sachith H M,

    OST file is a synchronized copy of your mailbox information on your local computer which can not be converted to PST files directly.

    If you want to backup your account, we could export items from Outlook to PST files. Please refer to the details in this link.

    Hope this is helpful to you.

    Regards,

    Perry


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    Kamis, 12 Juli 2018 07.29
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  • Hello Sachith H M,

    Exporting of OST data to PST files is probably the most scalable method and serves as one of the preferred OST to PST converter options. To accomplish the export procedure follow the under mentioned process.
    1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or previous version
    2. Navigate to ‘File’ menu and select ‘Import & Export’
    3. This will open ‘Import and Export Wizard’, select ‘Export to a File’
    4. Further, select ‘Outlook data file’(PST) format from the given storage options
    5. Make sure to select the checkbox associated to ‘Include subfolders’
    6. Click on Finish

    Also, read article to get more information: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/export-or-backup-email-contacts-and-calendar-to-an-outlook-pst-file-14252b52-3075-4e9b-be4e-ff9ef1068f91

    Jumat, 13 Juli 2018 14.37
  • No, I want to shift my OST. I've OST I need to take out some data from it. So I need free tool to convert OST to PST.



    Regards, Sachith H M

    Kamis, 19 Juli 2018 05.10
  • I know how to take backup of OST. I need to take out some data from it. So I need free tool to convert OST to PST.

    Regards, Sachith H M

    Kamis, 19 Juli 2018 05.11
  • I had the same concern but I didn't ask for the free tool because I know there is no any method to use ost file data in pst file format in free of cost, you have to pay for it. I got the solution from Microsoft Technet Forum Website named as Mailsdaddy ost to pst converter. It really works at the cheapest price. I am unable to insert Website of my forum otherwise I provide. 

    Selasa, 14 Agustus 2018 05.49
  • Since OST file created while configuring the account with Exchange Server and to convert this file into Personal storage file, you can use Manual Solution such as:

    1) Drag & Drop Method

    2) Import & Export Method


    Solution 1: Drag & Drop Technique to Convert File

    Follow the given below steps:

    a) Open Outlook Application and Create New Profile with Default file format ( PST)

    b) Now Just Drag the Mailboxes files created in OST File format and Drop to Folder, you want to save in simply.

    Solution 2: Import & Export Technique to Convert File

    a) Open Outlook Application

    b) Click the File menu., then Select “Import and Export” Wizard.

    c) In Import and Export Wizard, click the “Export to a file” option and then click Next button

    d) Now select the Outlook Data File(.pst) and click Next to proceed further.

    e) No, you need to select the mailbox folder, you want to export from. You can also include the sub-folders. 
    f) Browse and select the target folder where you want to save the new PST file and click the Finish button.
    Jumat, 28 September 2018 06.44