Step by Step Guide to Convert OST to PST

Step by step guide to convert OST to PST will make you understand the process to convert Exchange OST file to PST files. The below steps explains how easily you can open the OST file, preview the mailboxes and its items and export the required mailboxes to PST.

  1. Step-1. Prerequisite to convert OST to PST

    Note:
    1. Install Outlook on your computer.
    2. Create a profile in your Outlook.

  2. Step-2. Download and Install the EdbMails application

    a. Download and install EdbMails on your computer. Download

    b. Double click the EdbMails setup (EdbMailsSetup.exe) to install the application.

    c. Follow the instructions that appear to complete the installation.

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  3. Step-3. 'Login' or 'Start Your Free Trial' to access the application

    Click the 'Login' or 'Start Your Free Trial' button.

    Demo login EdbMails

  4. Step-4. Select OST file

    OST to PST Converter

    Select the option 'OST Recovery' and click the 'Continue'

    select ost

    Choose OST file that you wish to export / migrate

    browse ost

    Click the 'Browse for OST' button to navigate to where the OST file is located and click the 'Continue' button.

  5. Step-5. Export OST to Outlook PST file

    OST to PST Converter

    Select (check) the required mailbox / folders and click the 'Export to Outlook PST' button to continue. Alternatively, you can right click on the selected mailbox / folders and select the option 'Export Selected Mailboxes / Folders to PST'.

    Export OST to PST

    Start the Export Operation

    Click the 'Continue' button as shown below.

    Mailbox mapping

    Select PST location

    If the PST location has not been selected then the application will prompt to select the PST location. Select the PST location where you want to save the exported data. Ensure that you have enough free disk space to store the PST files.

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    That's it! You can view the export operation progress.

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    Appropriate message will be displayed on completion of the export operation.

    Start Microsoft Outlook and open the PST file to verify exported items such as emails, calendars, contacts etc.

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