How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook 2013

By Siraj Mahmood

-Co-Founder of KnowledgeIdea

Nowadays, almost business and professional office employees use Microsoft outlook to receive his emails. Microsoft outlook is easy to use and access from desktop. But if you have a lot of emails data inside your outlook or want to move this data to another place, then you need to take backup Microsoft outlook and restore this backup again on another place. Unfortunately, often professional do not exactly know about its backup procedure. So, I’m going to reveal and guide you, how to take backup Microsoft outlook with ease.

How to backup Microsoft outlook 2013

How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook:

As we know, Microsoft outlook is going to be an essential need for professional person. So it is important that we should know about that how we can take entire outlook data backup. I’m going to show you with step by step procedure.

Step 1:

Open your Microsoft outlook and simply click on File from upper main menu. I’m using Microsoft outlook 2013 version in these screenshots.

How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook Step 1

Step 2:

Under File page select open & export option then choose Import/Export files and settings.

How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook Step 2

Step 3:

After click on Import/Export option under the File page, a pop up will be appear where it will ask about import and export files option. Select Export to a file option from the list and simply click on Next button.

How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook Step 3

Step 4:

In the fourth step, it will ask about file type then you will choose Outlook Data file (.pst) option and again click on Next button.

How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook Step 4

Step 5:

In this step, select your email account, for which you want backup. You can not select multiple account at once, for multiple account purpose you need to repeat this process on next time. At this time simply select your single email account then click on next button and leave other options and checks  as default.

How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook Step 5

Step 6:

In this step, select the export backup file location by itself then finally click on finish button and leave other options as default.How to Take Backup Microsoft Outlook Step 6

Now you have successfully taken outlook data backup on your chosen destination. Now you are able to restore this entire backup on any outlook. This backup files contains email, message conversation, email subject etc. Hopefully, you done your job successfully.

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Let us know, if you facing any trouble during backup procedure. For more discussion or your valuable opinions, you can join us via comment. 😉

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