How to Import Old PST into Outlook 2016 Profile?

“Hi, I need to upgrade my Outlook profile to 2016. I know if I upgrade suddenly without any safety measure, I lose data present in my current Outlook version. But that Outlook data is very important for me and also I have 2 other unused old profiles in my Outlook account which has some essential data. Hence I would like to import each and everything into Outlook 2016. I don’t have in-depth knowledge of Outlook so any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.”

You can import existing PST data into Outlook 2016 in following ways:

1. Using manual Import option

2. Automated import

Import manually: You can transfer Outlook old PST file to Outlook 2016 using inbuilt Export and Import option provided by Microsoft. But Outlook is bit hard to handle if we are not aware of it completely. Also to import Outlook data and old PST files into Outlook 2016 manually, we need to have knowledge on PST file - its location and more. Sometimes following methods, which we are not perfect or any interruptions arose in middle of process may leave us in problems like PST file corruption. So it is highly indispensable to know easy and smart way to import old PST file data into Outlook 2016.

Automated way to transfer old PST into Outlook 2016:

To move data from current Outlook version to Outlook 2016 and migrate old PST file/Profile into Outlook 2016 you can rest upon Yodot Move Outlook PST. It is the right tool how to transfer old PST file to outlook 2016 just in simple and smarter steps. Even if you have old OST corrupted file then you can convert old OST to PST and move healthy copy of PST into Outlook 2016 profile. User need not to worry during the migration process as the tool is built with user-friendly, convenient and understandable GUI which guides you clearly. It is capable to move all Outlook attributes like emails, calendar, contacts, tasks, notes, signature, rules, alerts, etc. along with account settings of an old PST file into Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003 without any difficulty. You can utilize the tool on all computers running with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems. Yodot help you to repair old PST file which is corrupted, broken or damaged then to migrate it to your Outlook account.

How to move old PST and data into outlook 2016:

  • Install and run Yodot Move Outlook PST tool on Windows system
  • Go for Backup option, hit Smart Backup and choose create new backup file
  • Go through backup summary to ensure backup process and click on finish

Now upgrade your Outlook version to 2016 and re-launch the tool

  • Select Migrate option from main window, choose previously backed up file and click on Next button
  • Mark entire backup file to restore and hit Next key
  • Verify Migration summary and click on Finish


  • Follow proper techniques to transfer Outlook data to avoid corruption
  • Keep backup copy of Outlook data to avoid data loss