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Import and Export Outlook

Export



+Click File in Outlook



+Select Open & Export, then Import/Export (In Outlook 2010 is found under Open then Import)



+Select Export to a file and click Next



+Select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next



+Select the folder labelled your email address (Tick Includes Subfolders) and click Next



+Now click Browse and locate where you want the data file to be saved (Desktop is recommended) and Click Finish



+You will be asked to enter a password, you don’t need to do this just click OK



Your mailbox will now start exporting (This may take a while depending on the size of the mailbox)

Import



+Click File in Outlook



+Select Open & Export, then Import/Export (In Outlook 2010 is found under Open then Import



+Select Import from another program or file and click Next



+Select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next



+Now click Browse and locate where saved the data file and click Next



+Finally make sure Includes subfolders is ticked, Import into the same folder in: has your email address in the drop down and click Finish



+Finally make sure Includes subfolders is ticked, Import into the same folder in: has your email address in the drop down and click Finish


Your data file will now be imported (This process can take several hours to complete depending on the size of the data being imported) once completed you will see All folders are up to date in the bottom right hand corner of outlook



Last Updated: 13 September, 2018