Hello everyone, I wanted to move all emails from exchange server to pop server. So, I thought of converting one OST file to PST. But I’m not familiar with Outlook to do it. Can anyone guide me to convert it without fail? Please reply as early as possible. I’ll be waiting for your response.
This is not only the instance, there are many instances which needs to convert OST file to PST. For instance, if the OST file is corrupted because of any scenarios mentioned below, then there will be no alternative other than transferring OST file to PST.
- Upgrading Outlook to higher versions may result in OST file corruption
- If the OST file size limit exceeds its actual limit, then there may be chances of OST file damage
- Incorrect Outlook configuration in system
- Due to synchronization issues with Microsoft Exchange Server
Don’t worry if you stick with any one of the above cases, because Outlook application is providing you an in-built process to transfer OST file to PST. Follow below mentioned steps to know more.
- Open Microsoft Outlook application
- Click on ‘File Menu’ or press ‘Alt + F’
- Choose ‘Import and Export’ option
- From next screen select ‘Export to a file’ option
- Choose ‘Outlook Data File (.PST) option from drop down menu
- Select the folders to be exported
- Browse destination folder for saving desired folders
- Finally click on ‘Finish’
Let’s hope that this process will work out. What if not? Then you have to make use of a reliable method to finish this process. Let me guide you about an application that makes your process simpler. Let’s check…
How to convert old OST to PST file?
The eye catching way you can utilize by making use of Yodot OST to PST converter to convert old OST to PST file. It is an elite program which is offering a secure conversion of OST file from Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. The tool cannot modify the original file contents because it works in read only mode. Even if the file is corrupted, the software has capability to convert it. If the OST file is password encrypted, then also it can be easily converted. Along with converting, it can also achieve recovery of emails and other valuable information which is deleted during conversion process. It restores all attributes and then classifies all folders in an original folder structure in PST file. This utility enables you to search OST file incase if you don’t know the exact location of it. To run this tool, you require any version of Windows operating system i.e., Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003 and 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Steps to employ application
Exit Outlook application and make sure it is not running in background -> Download and install Yodot OST to PST Converter software on Windows PC -> Run and launch the tool -> As soon as the main screen arrives on the desktop you will find two options i.e., ‘Open OST File’ and ‘Find OST File’ -> Choose ‘Open PST File’ option if you know the precise location of file -> If not select ‘Find OST File’ option to search file -> After selecting desired tab give the destination path to save file -> Now click on ‘Convert’ button to start transferring file -> Once it is done, you will get a notification message like ‘OST File Conversion Completed’.