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In Outlook 2010 or Higher: Follow these steps to EXPORT a specific folder:

  • Click the File tab.
  • In the Outlook Options window, click Advanced.
  • Click Export.
  • In the Import and Export Wizard, click Export to a file, and then click Next.
  • Click Outlook Data File (.pst), and then click Next.
  • Select the folder to export, and then click Next.
  • Click Browse, and then select the location where you want the new .pst file to be saved.
  • In the File Name box, type the name that you want to use for the new .pst file, and then click OK.
  • Click Finish.

You can use the backup copy of your .pst file to restore your Outlook data if the original .pst file is damaged or lost. Everything that is saved in the .pst file is returned to Outlook.


 In Outlook 2010 or HigherFollow these steps to RESTORE or IMPORT your data into Outlook:
  • Click the File tab.
  • In the Open category, click Import.
  • In the Import and Export Wizard, click Import from another program or file, and then click Next.
  • Click Outlook Data File (.pst), and then click Next.
Type the path and the name of the .pst file that you want to import, or click Browse to choose the file to import.

Note Under Options, it is recommended that you click Do not import duplicates, unless you want the imported information to replace or duplicate items that are already in Outlook.

  • Click Next.
  • Select the folder that you want to import. To import everything in the .pst file, select the top of the hierarchy.

Note The top folder (usually Personal Folders, Outlook Data File or your email address) is selected automatically. Include subfolders is selected by default. All folders under the folder selected will be imported

  • Click Finish.



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