About this course
So this is the best way to get this done
First of all...
Go to C:/Users/InsertYourFolder/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Outlook/
Make sure you can see your hidden files by going to the top of your screen - Select View - and then Check the box that says Hidden Items - Otherwise you won't see your OST files.
Now find the file you want to copy
Click on the file and copy
Then paste it in whatever folder you want.
I put mine in c:/documents/outlook files/ (Put in whatever folder you want to have your backups - This may take a few minutes especially if it's a large file.
Now you will want to save that file to a USB thumb drive or removable media.
Now eject the thumb drive from laptop
Then take it to your desktop to restore it there.
I am doing it like this because there was no other way for me to restore Microsoft OutlookOST files that I had saved.
Okay so I again,I have Microsoft 365. You may have another version of Outlook. This is if you have OST files that you need to restore.
Back up your OST files on Microsoft Outlook 365 or Outlook and then restore into a PST file.
I'm going to show you how to save your OST file and then restore the file to a PST file. This is helpful in the event your computer crashes or if you have access to them on another computer. Also, useful in the event you upgrade.
3 Easy Lessons to get started!
Here is a video of how to do it.
This is where you will learn how to make a copy of your OST files. This will protect you in the event your computer ever crashes or your email just disappears for no reason. You should always have a backup or copy.
This will show you step by step