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If you use outlook to send or receive emails or also to save contacts, notes, appointments, calendar etc in outlook PST file and want to move, locate or back up PST your personal folders file in outlook then you can do it if you will follow the given steps which are given in below paragraph. Outlook is mostly used by organizations or companies to send or receive emails and some system users also use for their personal use because it has advanced and best features than other applications.

 

Process to locate personal folders file in outlook:-

If you want to locate the personal folders in outlook then you have to follow the given step which will help you to do this-
i) Start outlook and go to File, Info
ii)Click on Account Settings option from here and again Account settings
iii)Click on Data Files
iv)You will get a location of pst file in C:\Exchnage\Mailbox.pst
v) The name Mailbox.pst indicates the pst file
vi)Now click on Close, Exit and Log Off to quit Outlook.

Back up your personal folders file in outlook:-

If you want to back up your personal folders file in outlook then you have to know the location where the data is stored. The default location is Exchange Server mailbox but sometime it stored in pst file in hard disk. Follow the given steps-
i) Click on File menu
ii) Click on Account settings from Info option then Account Settings again
iii)Click on Data Files
iv) If the location field has the word “Online” then it means that outlook stores the file in Exchange Server so contact the Administrator to know the backup handles process.
v) If the location has the file name with extension .pst it means that the file is saved in the pst file on hard disk so go to the option “How to make a back up copy of a .pst file”

If you are using Outlook 2007 and want to perform the same task then you have to follow the same steps but only at step IV verify that the word “Mailbox” is appears or “personal folder”. If the word “Mailbox” appears then it is stored in Exchange Server and if the word “personal folder” appears then it is stored in PST file on your hard disk.
You can also do that go to the location of the personal folders in outlook, copy it and place or paste where you want to store. If you will follow the given steps then you can copy, move or back up personal folders in outlook.

Locate, move or back up your personal folders file in outlook

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