June 10 2019

How to backup Outlook Email?

Microsoft Outlook is a desktop based application which helps to send and receive email in desktop/ laptop . It includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking journal and more features. Setting Gmail in Microsoft Outlook is easy process but needs few information like SMTP/Pop, IMAP, Port etc.

It is necessary to backup a file because sometimes by chance we may delete our file while transferring from one computer to another. It helps to backup Microsoft Outlook. If you want to back up the message folders, you can move or delete old items with archive or export/import the items to a .pst file so that you can restore later as you needed.

The process shown below describes about how to backup and restore Microsoft Outlook email  :

1) Go to run ( Press Windows key + R ) type “Outlook” and click “OK” or press “Enter” button.



2) Click on “File”.



3) Press on “Option”.



4) Click on “Advance”.



5) Click On “Export”.



6) Click On “Export to a file” then press button on “Next”.



7) Then press button on “Outlook Data File (.pst)”.



8) Select a file to export file then click on “Next” button.



9) Mark on “Replace duplicates with items exported” then press on “Finish”.



10) Now files are Exporting to “Inbox”.



11) Create a new “password” and again verify it then press on “OK” button.



How to restore Outlook Email from backup file?


12) Click on “File”.



13) Press on “Option”.



14) Click on “Advance”.



15) Click On “Export”.



16) Click On “Import from another program or file” then click on “Next” button.



17) Click on “outlook Data File (.pst) then click on “Next” button.



18) Then click on “Finish”.



19) Now Files are Importing”.


Nischal Bhagat

Nischal Bhagat is currently studying Bachelor of Information Technology & Computing at Itahari International College. He has passion of Technology, Social Media, Programming, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning. He is currently affiliated with Pracas Infosys where he handles Support & Updates of Website issues, fixes email related problem.

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