How to Backup Your Email Account For Local OR Cloud Storage

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Microsoft Outlook uses a PST file (personal storage table) to store all your information like emails, folders, contacts, tasks , notes, appointments , calendar etc..

To make a backup of your PST, follow the steps below:

Step 1:

Click File > Open & Export > Import/Export in Outlook 2013 and 2016.


Open & Export

Step 2:

In the first step of Import and Export Wizard, select Export to a file, and then click Next.

Import and Export Wizard

Step 3:

Then select Outlook Data File (.pst) in the Export to a File dialog, and click Next.

Export to a file

Step 4:

Select the specified folder that you want to export as pst file in the Export Outlook Data File dialog, and click Next.

Export Outlook Data File

Step 5:

Select ‘Browse’ and select a folder to place the pst file, and then check one of the options you need while you exporting the folder as pst file. Click Finish

Select Export Folder

Step 6:

Type and confirm the password for creating pst file.

This is Optional , the password section can be left blank if no password is needed.

Create Outlook Data File

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