Can I Backup Outlook 2013 PST File?

“My Outlook 2013 had recently crashed after OS update on system. Since I didn’t carry any backup of Outlook PST I had to lose most important stuff helplessly. I don’t want to face the same situation anymore. So can anyone please let me know how to backup Outlook 2013 PST file without any effort?”

Outlook 2013 has number of amazing features to enhance user experience in managing mail data on system drives. It has added its support for real-time chat, smart look of calendar and tasks, easy option to switch between elements, improved Search and filter option and many more. However, these features don’t ensure that all your PST data will be safe forever. There are vital situations wherein, PST file may turn corrupt; some of them are:

  • Inaccurate Outlook 2013 Preferences settings or configuration
  • Corrupted Outlook add-ins having impact on PST file
  • Forceful termination of Outlook 2013 when PST file is active
  • Incorrect process of upgrading Outlook from older version to latest 2013 version
  • Issues in the hard drive that saves PST file from Outlook 2013

When situations like these strikes, Outlook 2013 may turn up showing different error messages upon trying to open PST file. Thus, creating backup of PST file in any Outlook version saves the day when unexpected file corruption occurs and Outlook refuses to open that PST file. Manually, one can backup PST data from Outlook 2013 using built-in import and export options. Unfortunately, this process is time consuming and user must be having sufficient knowledge about Outlook 2013 to follow this procedure. Hence, it is recommended to rely on some third party tool to easily backup Microsoft Outlook 2013 PST file elements.

Utility to backup Outlook 2013 PST file:

Yodot Backup Outlook PST tool helps to generate easy backup of PST data from Microsoft Outlook 2013. This software is proficiently designed to backup and restore Outlook PST file on Windows computers. It can backup entire Profile data like tasks, calendar, emails, rules, alerts, etc. and also account settings within simple mouse clicks. So that while restoring the mail elements it is not necessary to reconfigure the PST file freshly.

This Outlook backup utility provides two options called ‘Smart Backup’ and ‘Advanced Backup’ to customize the process of creating Outlook 2013 PST backup. One can even use ‘Scheduler’ option to automatically backup PST file elements at specified time and date. It supports to create backup of PST file from Outlook 2013 as well as Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003 and 2000 versions. Windows computer users can make use of this program to backup Outlook PST file if the computers operate with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 SO versions.

Instructions to backup Outlook 2013 PST file:

  • Download Yodot Backup Outlook PST tool on your Windows computer and install it
  • After launching the program, wait for main screen to get displayed with the options – ‘Backup’, ‘Restore’ and ‘Migrate’
  • Click on Backup option and in next window click for ‘Smart Backup’ option to backup entire PST file with Profile settings
  • To customize backup process, use ‘Advance Backup’ option and choose necessary attributes to backup
  • Proceeding next, choose a mention destination location to save this backup file and finish the process

Necessary Tips:

  • To restore this backup file at required time, run the software and select ‘Restore’ option
  • Backup file can be compressed or split into parts while saving it to reduce memory space