Migrating Outlook 2013 Settings to New Computer

“When I tried to migrate Outlook 2013 settings to new computer, I failed to move it. I tried all possible ways to migrate but couldn't find any way. Is there any eminent method to export Outlook 2013 settings to new desktop? Help me with reliable suggestion please...”

Outlook 2013 has default settings which provides attractive appearance and better interface of mail data. Besides, when user want to move Outlook 2013 settings to new computer, it is easy to migrate mailbox folder. User just have to find location of PST file and copy it then move it to new Windows PC. But, this is only half of the procedure that moves folders but not the profile settings. There is a manual way to transfer all account setting but it's not an easy task. Actually entire Outlook data is stored in registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\\Outlook\Profiles. Now, user can export that key from old system and import to new computer where all settings of Outlook 2013 will copy over. If user goes wrong with some steps it can result in migrating Outlook 2013 settings. There are few situations responsible for corruption of Outlook 2013 Account settings while transferring, like:

  • While upgrading or reinstalling Windows operating system one should transfer data to other system or any external storage device
  • Exporting Outlook 2013 setting and importing it on another new computer may lead to any error that can corrupt data and become unreadable
  • Saving exported data to virus infected storage device in order to transfer it to new PC will corrupt the data by making it inaccessible
  • Switching between two desktops as replacing old Outlook 2013 setting with new one
  • Incorrect configuration of Outlook 2013 setting may sometimes play a major role for file corruption on system

To avoid above mentioned situations it is recommended to use some easy and reliable software to move Outlook 2013 setting to another computer with ease.

Utility to move Outlook 2013 setting to new PC:

Yodot Move Outlook PST software can help user to move Outlook 2013 setting to new computer. User can follow instructions to migrate emails, attachments, calendar events, Notes, Rulers, Task, Signature and other items of Outlook PST to transfer successfully. It is user friendly and has understandable GUI that clearly explains everything about migrating Outlook 2013 data. Along with 2013, it can easily import entire PST file on various versions of MS Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2016 and Office 365 versions. This application is compatible on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS based computer. Moreover, addition with exporting Outlook setting and other attributes between two computers or on same system, it can also backup complete Outlook profile at given span of time.

Steps to transfer Outlook 2013 setting to new computer:

  • Download and install Yodot Move Outlook PST utility on Windows PC
  • Run the tool with the help of given instructions
  • Now click on 'Backup' option among given three options
  • In next screen hit on 'Smart Backup' to take backup of entire PST file along with account settings or press 'Advanced Backup' option to choose selective attributes that need to be imported
  • Save backup file on desired location on system hard drive
  • If you are moving Outlook PST attributes on same desktop then upgrade the version and then run the tool
  • If you are importing to another computer then transfer this backup file onto new computer and run the software
  • On main screen select 'Migrate' option and choose backup file that you already saved on system disk
  • Now click on few Next buttons and move PST attributes to desired profile in Outlook 2013
  • Then open Outlook 2013 and you will see elegantly configured PST file

Prominent Points:

  • Regularly backup Outlook 2013 files in safe location to avoid unexpected file corruption /damage
  • While exporting /importing Outlook 2013 setting manually follow correct procedure