Exchange - Export from Outlook to a File

Issue/Question

  • How do I export items in Outlook to a file?

Environment

  • Oregon State
  • Employee, Student Employee, Associate
  • Exchange Email
  • MacOS, Windows
  • Outlook

Explanation

Sometimes it is useful to backup mailbox items to a file, for example when archiving off items from a mailbox that is about to be deleted. 

To free up space in your mailbox, it is recommended that you use the Online Archive instead of offline files. Offline files may not be backed up and can become corrupted.

Resolution

Note that it is not possible to export to a file from Outlook on the Web.

MacOS

For steps, see: Export Items to an archive file in Outlook for Mac (external link)

Windows

For steps, see: Export of backup email, contacts, and calendar to an Outlook .pst file (external link)

Assistance

For assistance, contact the Service Desk.

 

Details

Article ID: 78015
Created
Thu 5/9/19 10:45 AM
Modified
Thu 10/6/22 1:16 PM