Creating a Personal Folders File (.pst) in Outlook 2007

Q

How can I create a Personal Folders File (.pst) to store messages, contacts and other types of Outlook data items in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007?

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A

Creating a Personal Folders File (.pst) Outlook 2007 can be done in 4 steps:

1. Run Outlook and click "File > New > Outlook Data Files..." in the menu. The "New Outlook Data File" dialog box shows up.

2. Select "Office Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst)" and click "OK". The "Create or Open Outlook Data File" dialog box show up.

3. Use the "Save in" field to locate a folder on the hard disk where you want to save the .pst file and enter a new file name like "PurchaseOrders.pst". Then click "OK". The "Create Microsoft Personal Folders" dialog box shows up.

4. Enter a short name like "Purchase Orders" and click "OK". An empty Personal Folders file is created and opened in Outlook as shown in the picture below:
Personal Folders File in Outlook 2007

 

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