How To Repair Outlook OST Data Files

MS Outlook is one of the best personal information managers, but is mostly used as an email program to send and receive emails. Outlook by default stores emails in PST format. But In Outlook 2013 or higher, when the user configures the email account with IMAP configuration, then Outlook creates an OST file and stores user data in it.
OST or Offline storage table is an offline folder file. By using this data file, the user can access data in Offline mode. However, this file is sensitive and easily becomes inaccessible/damaged. To get the data back from the OST file, the user needs to perform OST to PST conversion.
In this post, we will learn how to repair and convert OST data file into PST format. If you have any damaged or corrupted files, then this post will help you.

Repair and Convert OST file to PST using OST Converter tool

Before using this method, prepare a backup.
  1. Download and install SysCurve OST Converter tool
  2. Open the software and click on the Add File option
  3. Select the OST file and click on the OK button to start the loading process
  4. Click on the Export option and select folders that you want to convert into PST format
  5. Select PST as an Export option and provide a location to save the log file
  6. Set a location to save the resultant PST file and click on Next
  7. After the process, you can open the PST file with Outlook
This utility is also helpful for OST to Office 365 migration. With the help of this OST Converter, you can also convert OST to MSG, EML, and MBOX file formats. The software supports all versions of MS Outlook and all editions of Windows OS.

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