Approach to Backup PST Files in Outlook 2010

“My desktop holds multiple Outlook 2010 mail accounts. PST file of each Profile saves plenty of emails, contacts and other mail attributes. I recently figured out that it is safe to secure backup of Outlook PST files to avoid any kind of PST corruption. I want to backup all PST files from my Outlook 2010 regularly, so is there any appropriate way to attain this automatically without any trouble?”

Outlook 2010 was the greatest upgrade by Microsoft that introduced many outstanding features to deliver better experience for email conversations. In addition, the PST file size limit of 20GB in Outlook 2007 was increased to 50GB which was a remarkable change. These large PST files will carry important emails and other sensitive mail data required by user.

Why is creating backup of Outlook PST files so important?

Outlook PST files are very prone to corruption due to many factors. Some of them can be listed below:

  • Malfunctioning of Outlook application
  • Incorrect import / export of PST files
  • PST file path error or presence of bad sector at its location
  • Harmful malware intrusion
  • Software conflicts on system hard drive
  • Incorrect Windows OS update and so on

If Outlook 2010 PST files get corrupt in any of these instances or if PST file is missing on system hard drive, then all important mail data will be in vain. Hence, it is recommended to backup PST files from Outlook 2010 to save important mail data from getting vanished. However, backing up entire information of Outlook 2010 PST files is quite a tedious job manually and sometimes users won’t achieve this task easily. To ease the work of creating PST file backup on Outlook 2010, one should rely on secure and simplest Outlook backup tool.

Tool to backup Outlook 2010 PST files:

Yodot Backup Outlook PST file is one such amazing product that creates backup of PST files from Outlook 2010 without any trouble. It can backup all attributes such as emails, tasks, contacts, rules, alerts, calendar events, journals, etc. of a PST file along with account settings in Outlook 2010. The backup process can also be automated by enabling ‘Scheduler’ option which backs up selected PST files on timely basis (days, weeks and months). Using this tool, it is possible to backup multiple PST files from Outlook 2010 as well as from MS Outlook 2007, 2003 and latest 2013 version. This tool allows Outlook users to backup complete PST file in one click or choose only selected PST attributes for backup with the help f ‘Smart and Advanced Backup’ options. One can backup and also restore PST files from previous backup using this program on Windows 8.x, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Instructions to download and run PST backup software:

  • Download Yodot Outlook Backup utility on your Windows computer and install it
  • After launching the tool, wait for main screen to get displayed
  • As it shows three options – ‘Backup’, ‘Restore’ and ‘Migrate’ click on first option to create PST backup
  • Next window comes up with two sub options called Smart Backup and Advance Backup
  • Choose Smart Backup option to backup entire PST data along with Profile settings Else, select ‘Advance Backup’ option and choose required attributes that should be considered for backup
  • Mention destination location to save this backup file and click next
  • Do the same for all PST files on Outlook 2010 but mention different destination location to save backup for each PST file

Points to Remember:

  • You can use this tool to restore PST file from previous backup when Outlook 2010 incurs PST damage or corruption
  • For all kinds of assistance during backup process, you can contact 24x7 technical support team