How Can I Move Outlook Data Files to Another Drive on My Computer?


"Hi, I wanted to move my Outlook data file from default drive to one of my other data drives; since the current drive is small. Is there any method to move Outlook data files to another drive? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.”


There are various techniques available to move your Outlook data files from one drive to another within the same computer. But it is up to you, whether to choose the random procedure to move your data files and regret your decision later! Or go through the perfect process to carefully transfer your PST or OST files.

You can move your Outlook data files from one drive to another within the same computer by creating a symbolic link to the destination drive. But, later you may face issues when you try to access the Outlook account; if the transfer process is not carried out properly.

Since blindly following a random or unknown method to migrate Outlook data either from default drive to another drive on the same system or from one system to another, may leave you in serious problems like file corruption, damage to Outlook files etc. Then, which is the recommended way for transferring Outlook data file to new computer or to another drive within the system?

Well, Here is the Answer.

Perfect Way to Migrate Your Microsoft Outlook Data File:

Yodot Move Outlook PST program is a reliable, result-oriented as well as most suggested software to move your Outlook data files, between different drives within the same computer and to transfer PST or OST files on to other computers. This potent tool is a precise option to successfully migrate your Outlook items to any version of Outlook like 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 just in few mouse clicks.

You don't need to wait longer while transferring Outlook files and attributes since the application has robust mechanism to accomplish the process within a short span of time. The user-friendly and comprehensible interface of the utility aids user to carry-out migrate process, effortlessly and without any issue. The efficient program is capable of migrating entire Outlook with emails, calendar, contacts, tasks, notes, signature, rules, alerts and even more including your account settings.

Even novice Outlook users can utilize the tool on their Windows 10, 8.1, 7, 8, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 OS operating computers to move Outlook files easily. Any Outlook user can utilize the tool since the intellectual tool never modifies or damage your Outlook data during transfer.

So without worrying much, try this software and move your Outlook data files to your desired location.

How to Transfer Outlook to Another Drive on the Same Computer?

Follow these step by step guidelines to move Outlook to another drive within the same computer.

Step 1: Click on Download Now button, install and run Yodot Move Outlook PST tool on your computer.

Step 2: On the main screen, select the Backup option and opt Smart Backup.

Step 3: Save this backup file on the drive where you want to move Outlook.

Step 4: Create a new Outlook profile on the destination drive (where the backup file is located).

Step 5: Run the software again and click on Migrate button.

Step 6: Select the backup file and mention the path of new Outlook profile created.

Step 7: Click on Next button and verify the newly configured Outlook profile in Migration summary.

Migration Summary


  • Close all Microsoft Office applications, before running this tool
  • Backup your Outlook data files regularly to avoid data loss