How to Convert OST to PST in Outlook 2010?

Change Outlook 2010 OST file to PST

Microsoft Outlook 2010 is one the most widely used email client. People often use Outlook 2010 application to exchange ideas or to communicate with one other in the form of emails. All MS Outlook application including Outlook 2010 stores a replica of all user elements such as emails, contacts, calendar entries, notes, attachment etc on mailbox in the form of OST (Offline Storage Table) file. By using OST file your can work on MS Outlook 2010 even without internet connection, in case of server down, offline mode etc. However, it is also true to the fact that you may encounter many problems with your email account when OST file is corrupt or damaged. After OST file corruption, you will not be able to access any of your Outlook attributes. MS Outlook 2010 OST file gets corrupt and unusable due to the following reasons:

  • Exchange Server crash due to hardware error
  • OST database corruption after improper system termination
  • Interruption during synchronization of OST file with Exchange Server
  • Deadly virus infection on OST file
  • Upgrading Outlook 2010 Exchange Server to a newer version

Converting your Outlook 2010 OST to PST is the only way to regain access to all your important mails and other elements. But choosing the right conversion software should be your first priority.

Remo OST to PST conversion tool

Remo OST to PST Converter would be your right choice in such circumstances. This tool has been designed and built to resolve all issue associated with Outlook 2010 OST file. The application uses advanced built in algorithm to convert your severely corrupt / damaged OST file into a healthy PST file. After which you can retrieve all deleted emails and other Outlook elements such as calendars, contacts, notes, journals, attachments, tasks and so on. The best thing about using this application is that, it is a read only application which makes sure that the original OST file structure is neither get damaged nor modified while conversion process. Furthermore, you can convert encrypted OST to PST file that are created using any Microsoft Exchange versions including MS Exchange 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007 and Exchange 2010.

Few useful Tips:

  • Close your MS Outlook 2010 application before conversion process
  • Make regular backup of your OST file before up gradation process
  • Avoid interruption of OST file during synchronization
  • Install antivirus software to your computer to remove viruses causing OST file corruption

Steps to convert OST to PST file in Outlook 2010:

Step 1: Download Remo OST to PST Converter software and install the same to your Windows computer. Run the application by double clicking on the shortcut icon or via start menu. The main screen displays 2 options, "Open OST File” and “Find OST File”. Click on "Open OST File" option, if you know the exact location of your Outlook 2010 OST file or Click on "Find OST File" to search for your Outlook OST file.

How to Convert OST to PST File in Outlook 2010 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: After this, use browse button to locate the OST file which needs to be converted and click on next to start the process

How to Convert OST to PST File in Outlook 2010 - Browse OST File

Figure B: Browse OST File

Step 3: Moniter OST to PST coversion process through progress bar.

How to Convert OST to PST File in Outlook 2010 - Progress Screen

Figure C: Progress Screen

Step 4: After the completeion conversion process, the application displays a confirmation message like “OST file conversion completed”. At last browse the location to save coverted OST file.

How to Convert OST to PST File in Outlook 2010 - Select Destination Path

Figure D: Select Destination Path