Know how to open or import PST file in Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2016 editions. Easily import outlook data files (.ost & .pst) into Microsoft Outlook with a few simple steps.
There are mainly two types of Outlook data files available one is offline storage table (.ost) and another is personal storage table (.pst) which are used by Microsoft Outlook to save mail account data. So in this blog you will get to know how to open or import these data files in MS Outlook independently.
These types of data files can be opened with configured profile (Exchange/IMAP) only. Once you disconnected to server or update your profile that time ost file gets orphaned which cannot be open or import directly in MS outlook. To open disconnected offline or orphaned OST file you can use one of the suitable options.
These files can be easily open with MS Outlook within a few simple steps. One can also import PST file into Outlook 2013, 2010, 2016 and 2007. So in the first, I am going to tell how to open PST file in MS Outlook.
In Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, click on File > Open & Export
Now Import and Export Wizard will appear on the screen > click on Import from another program or file > Next
Select Personal Folder File (.pst) > Next
Click on Browse button to navigate to the PST you want to import > Choose Options > Next
In the final step, Select the Folder in which you want to import PST file data > check include sub-folders > click on the Finish button. That’s it.
Click on the File from Menu > Click on the Export & Import
Other all steps are same as used for Outlook 2010, 2013 & 2016.
Note: If PST file is corrupted, then it is recommended to repair PST file using scanpst.exe before opening or importing that file.