How can I import a .pst file in my mailbox with Outlook?

How can I import a .pst file in my mailbox with Outlook?

One way to restore your emails from a backup is via a .pst file.

This tutorial is optimized for Outlook 2013.

To import the .pst file, follow the steps below:

  1. Open Outlook 2013.

  2. Click on ‘File’.

    File

  3. Go to ‘Open & Export’.

  4. Get to the ‘Import/Export’ menu.

    Open & Export

  5. Select the 'Import from another program or file' and click on ‘Next >’.

    ‘Import/Export’ menu

  6. Select 'Outlook Data File (.pst)' and click on ‘Next >’.

    Import from another program or file

  7. Browse for your backup and select it, click on ‘Next >’.

    Outlook Data File (.pst)

  8. At this point you can expand the Outlook folder and restore only some of your data – for example just your emails, or just your calendar.

    Restore your data

  9. Select the folder you would like to restore to and click on ‘Finish’.

  10. Check if you have all your folders.

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