Know where Outlook stores your mail, calendar, and other data

Geek 2.0 - June 01, 2020

Know where Outlook stores your mail, calendar, and other data - Intertuto

Follow the instructions given here and you will be able to know where Outlook stores your mail, calendar and other data.

 

                Microsoft Outlook stores your email, contacts, calendars, and other data in personal folder files with a .pst or .ost extension. Before exporting or saving your Outlook files you must first know the location of this file.

The instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 and Outlook for office 365.

Where Outlook stores your mail, calendar, and other data

Given their complexity and ownership, it is best to back up these files from time to time by first finding the location where Outlook keeps your pst files.

§ Go to the File tab;

§ Select Info;

§ Select Account settings> Account settings;

§ In the Account settings dialog box, select the Data files tab,

§ You will find the location of personal folder files next to each e-mail account configured in Outlook;

§ Select an account;

§ Select Open file location to open the folder in which your Outlook data files are stored. Email messages from Microsoft Exchange, office 365, or Outlook.com accounts are saved to your email server. In most cases, these types of accounts do not have a Personal Folders (PST) file.

The location of your personal folder file depends on the version of Outlook. It is so important to know this location. To find the place where Outlook stores your mail, calendar and other data you need the instructions given in this article.

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