How to add a personal folders file (PST) to an Outlook Profile (Exchange 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to add a local Personal Folder (pst) file to the Folders List view of Outlook.
  • Applicable to

    All SherWeb hosted Exchange 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

  • How to

    1. Open Outlook.
    2. Go to File - Data File Management. Ok_Data_File_Manag
    3. In the Data files tab, click on Add to add a new file group to the list. Ok_Data_Files_Add
    4. In the New Outlook Data File window, select Office Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst) as the type of storage, and then click on OK. Ok_Data_File_Type
    5. Select the the .pst file you wish to add and then click on OK. Ok_pst_file_Add
    6. Rename the generic file name to something more descriptive, enter additional options, and then click on OK. Ok_pst_file_Rename
    7. The added file and its associated folders are displayed in Outlook’s Folder List view.

    Note: To manage these files or folders in your current view of Outlook, drag and drop files up to, and down from, the Name server (Notated as "Mailbox - Your name" ) as needed.

    If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Keywords

    add, personal folder file, PST, Outlook, profile, data files
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