Create an Outlook Data File

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Create an Outlook Data File

Create an Outlook Data File

You can create an Outlook data file, which is a .pst file, to archive older messages or move some items. It is important to note that these are saved locally.

To create an Outlook data file:

  1. From the HOME tab of the Ribbon, select New Items from the New group. New Items Command
  2. In the drop-down list, select More Items, and scroll to select Outlook Data File. Outlook Data File
  3. In the New Outlook Data File dialog box, select Outlook data file (.pst) and click OK. Data File
  4. In the Create or Open Outlook Data File dialog box, type a name in the File name text box and then click OK. File Name Text Box

Your file is saved in the Documents/Outlook Files folder.

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