Open Outlook Data File

Summary

This article shows instructions on how the user can open an Outlook Data File (.pst file).

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Procedure

Note: This feature is currently not available in New Outlook. Return to classic Outlook in order to follow the steps below.
  1. Select File > Open & Export > Open Outlook Data File.
    • Under this section you are also able to Import/Export files, open Other User's Folder and Open Calendar.

Outlook Window for opening Outlook Data File options.

Note: Depending on how Outlook is set up, it is likely that the folder where the .pst file is stored will open automatically. If it does not, browse to the file's location.
  1. Select the Outlook Data File (.pst) and then select Open.
  2. Once you open the Outlook Data File (.pst), the file will appear in your folder pane.
    • Usually, you will find it at the bottom of the list of Folders in Outlook. 

Outlook folder pane with the opened outlook data file. 

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Article ID: 106
Created
Mon 11/22/21 1:40 PM
Modified
Thu 7/18/24 12:22 PM

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