A desktop like Microsoft Outlook is highly used in organizations as well as in home set up. It is an emailing application providing facility for emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, to do list, and so on. Outlook stores immense of the profile data into data file such as OST and PST. PST stands for Personal Storage Tables whereas OST stands for Offline Storage Table. On several unexpected occasions, OST files become victimized of severe corruption and there appears the need tos save OST file as PST
About OST file: OST files are generated when MS Exchange server gets into offline mode. As soon as user wanted to access Exchange mailbox when not connected with Exchange, then offline mailbox need to be configure Outlook with MS Exchange. As soon as configuration process is over, the entire emails connect with server and get configured in MS Outlook. OST file is helpful and extremely beneficial when there is server downtime, network issues, etc. OST files contribute an ease to work with the emails anywhere even there is no network. Make sure that OST files can’t be backed up individually since it is configured with Exchange server.
Why OST file get damaged? OST files leads to severe damage in several stances such as Exchange downtime, virus attacks, severe Exchange malfunctioning, error, malicious virus attacks, account deletion, and so on. In these stances, the best and the recommended option is to save OST file as PST.
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Migrate OST into PST: For migrating OST files into PST, you may try using various methods such as:
Archive: If you are Outlook 2013 user then you are provided with the facility such as Archive folders as well as files. User can perform Archive facility by using Archive option. This leads to archive complete info except contacts.
Export OST into new PST file: The usage of Export option can transfer OST files into PST. Through this option, you can even store OST file into CSV file format as well.
Drag and Drop method: The manual dragging of OST file into PST file is also a method that one can opt for. This will lead to save OST files into new PST file. The method is generally troubling and will lead to no good.
Professional solution: If you make use of third-party software such as OST to PST Converter, you may likely to convert OST files into PST. This method is quick and safe from untimely issues. Thus ensure to invest in such solution by discarding other manual solutions completely.
Step-1: Open OST to PST Tool, it will Browse to select OST files. Select the OST file from its location.
Step-2: When the tool complete display the OST file mailbox, you can select a folder and /view its mails in the preview pane. To convert the OST file into PST, click the Export option on the toolbar.
Step-3: To save in PST, click "Save to PST" option as the Output type. .
Step-4: Browse the destination path and click to "Convert Now" Button" to start the conversion process. . .
Step-5: When the ost to pst conversion is complete, the tool shows a message/folders showing the PST file name and its location. .