MS Outlook is the most commonly used email application by many industry professionals. It stores entire user mailbox information in Personal storage table (PST) in the form of data files. The PST files reside on the user's computer. Though, there is a situation, when the user wants to move Outlook data to a new location from the existing one. The new location could be anything like pen drive, network drive, new computer, etc. It entirely depends on an individual's preference where he/she accurately wants to move PST file.
Sometimes, there is a chance when users need to reformat or discard their computer due to various reasons such as hardware failure, unexpected data loss, etc. In such situations, you need to move your Outlook data files to a new location or a computer from the old one to keep your Outlook data safe from any uneven consequences.
Having a backup copy of Outlook PST data saves users from losing their essential data as users can restore their data if the original PST file got damaged or corrupted. It can be done by following easy steps:
Let's discuss each one in detail:
Note: The most common process of moving an Outlook PST file from one computer to another location or computer involves these following steps. Besides this, one should also copy PST file(s) somewhere on a removable drive or an external drive and paste it to another computer straight away.
While moving PST file from one computer to another, your PST file might get corrupted. So it is advised you to choose PST Repair tool to get rid of such issue.
There is no direct method to move PST file from one computer to another manually. To do so, you have to follow procedures as mentioned above. Though it is very time consuming and complicated process and you must make sure you perform step by step process carefully to avoid Outlook PST file corruption.