How to Change Outlook 2010 OST to PST?

“When I opened Outlook 2010 that was configured with Exchange Server, I got an error message stating 'OST cannot be opened in Outlook 2010'. So I thought that it would work after sometime, but unfortunately it didn’t work. Can anyone please suggest me how to fix this issue on OST file and convert it into healthy Outlook 2010 PST? Awaiting for your reply!!!”

MS Outlook 2010 is most popular email client on various computer platforms to easily manage mail account. It allows user to work in offline mode by creating a folder called OST and it is associated with Exchange Server. User can send or receive mails with Outlook 2010 OST file, all the changes made in OST file will be present in Exchange Server mail box. When network gets connected, it automatically get synchronized. However, Outlook 2010 OST file may get corrupt due to many reasons after which it doesn't access properly by delaying your work.

Scenarios that damage Outlook 2010 OST file:

  • While synchronizing Outlook 2010 OST file data to Exchange Server there should be proper internet connection. If there is any interruption then it leads to OST file corruption resulting in synchronization error
  • Following incorrect way of migrating Outlook 2010 to 2013 version, improper way of importing or exporting OST file, configuring wrong Outlook could corrupt OST file severely
  • Exchange Server can sometimes crash due to virus attack or any other reason which will interrupt synchronization process
  • Other conditions like malfunctioning of Outlook 2010 application, sudden termination of Outlook 2010 due to power fluctuation, incorrect Preference settings of Outlook 2010, etc. may lead to corruption of Outlook 2010 OST file

Utility to change Outlook 2010 OST to PST:

Yodot OST to PST Converter can easily change the content of Outlook 2010 OST file to PST in just few simple mouse clicks. It can effectively repair various kinds of errors associated with OST file and saves them in new PST file. User can convert OST files from different MS Exchange servers like 5.0, 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 versions. It can move emails with each and every elements like subject, CC, BCC, time, date, etc. It doesn't affect any attachment like TXT, RTF, HTML and other items saved in Outlook 2010 OST file One can easily convert OST file to PST on Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS based desktop using this tool. Furthermore, it is built by read only algorithm and thus conversion process does not alter any data bits of OST file.

Steps to convert Outlook 2010 OST to PST file:

  • Download and install Yodot OST to PST Converter tool on Windows computer
  • Launch it to start with conversion process
  • On main screen click on 'Open OST File' if you know correct location of Outlook 2010 OST files
  • Otherwise hit on 'Find OST File' option to search for OST file
  • After selecting the file click on 'Convert' option
  • Now the utility will start to convert entire OST file to PST and put a message after successful conversion
  • Finally select desired location to save converted OST file

Valuable Tips:

  • Preferably backup Outlook OST data file to overcome corruption of Outlook OST file
  • Do not press on 'X' mark instead hit on 'File' and choose 'Exit option to close Outlook 2010 file