How to Backup Outlook 2010 Personal Folders?

“Recently my Outlook 2010 PST file got corrupted and blocked access to data present in it. Somehow I managed to overcome the disaster by using previously taken backup. But this backup was taken last month and I couldn’t get most of the recent mails and other items. Now, I am eager to know if there is any easy and simple way to backup Outlook 2010 personal folder automatically.”

MS Outlook 2010 has many outstanding features to give easy experience for user in mail conversations. Usually when user creates an account in Outlook 2010 it will automatically create PST file associated with created account. This personal folder file stores Outlook 2010 items such as emails, attachments, contacts, tasks, etc. which is important and sensitive for user. Personal folders are both default and user created folders I PST file. It mainly saves emails from various Contacts. If such folders are lost or removed mistakenly then huge data will go in vain.

Scenarios resulting in corruption of Outlook 2010 PST and thus loss of its attributes are:

  • Configuring Outlook 2010 profile improperly
  • Sudden termination of Outlook 2010
  • Intrusion of suspicious virus on drive holding PST file
  • Importing and Exporting personal folder incorrectly
  • Impact of unknown third party software may malfunction MS Outlook 2010
  • HDD problems like file system corruption, bad sectors or other possible errors
  • Improperly upgrading Outlook 2010 or Windows operating system

To avoid loss of data from Outlook 2010 PST file, it is recommended to backup PST file at regular time intervals. But, it is quite hectic to create Outlook 2010 PST file backup frequently. Also, the process is lengthy and requires some technical knowledge. Hence, using any reliable tool to backup Outlook 2010 personal folder makes the job easy.

Utility to backup Outlook 2010 personal folder:

Yodot Backup Outlook PST software can create backup of Outlook 2010 personal folders on Windows computer with utmost ease. It can automatically backup personal folder file at given date and time with ease. User can backup emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, rules, alerts, address book, Profile settings, etc. utilizing this product individually. Along with backup, it has other options like Restore and Migrate to move Outlook Profiles between two desktops or two versions of MS Outlook application easily. It can backup PST file from various versions of Microsoft Outlook like 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365. The application is compatible to backup Outlook personal folders on Windows desktop running with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 operating systems.

How to use the software to backup Outlook 2010 PST file:

  • Download Yodot Backup Outlook PST program on Windows computer and install it
  • After launching the tool, wait for main screen to show three options – ‘Backup’, ‘Restore’ and ‘Migrate’
  • Select ‘Backup’ option and next screen will pop up with two sub options called 'Smart Backup' and 'Advance Backup'
  • Choose ‘Smart Backup’ option to backup entire PST data along with Profile settings otherwise select ‘Advance Backup’ option and choose required items that should be considered for backup
  • Mention destination location to save this backup file and finish the process

Notable Tips:

  • Save backup of PST file in secure location to avoid personal folder file corruption
  • During backup process all kind of help is available from 24×7 technical support team