Export or back up messages, calendar, tasks, and contacts

To transfer your messages, calendar, tasks, and contacts to TE102843972 on another computer or to make a backup, export the information to an TE000000945.

Export a file

  1. Click File > Open & Export > Import/Export.

    Import/Export command in the Backstage view

  2. Click Export to a file, and then click Next.

    Export to a file option in the Import and Export Wizard

  3. Click Outlook Data File (.pst), and then click Next.

  4. Select the account you want to export by clicking the name or email address, such as Mailbox – Anne Weiler or anne@contoso.com. If you want to export everything in your account, including mail, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes, make sure the Include subfolders check box is selected.

    :  You can export one account at a time. If you want to export multiple accounts, after one account is exported, repeat these steps.

    Export Outlook Data File dialog box with top folder selected and Include subfolders checked

  5. Click Next.

  6. Click Browse to select where to save the TE000000945. Type a file name, and then click OK to continue.

    :  If you’ve used export before, the previous folder location and file name appear. Type a different file name before clicking OK.

  7. If you are exporting to an existing TE000000945, under Options, specify what to do when exporting items that already exist in the file.

  8. Click Finish.

TE102843972 begins the export immediately unless a new TE000000945 is created or a password-protected file is used.

  • If you’re creating an TE000000945, an optional password can help protect the file. When the Create Outlook Data File dialog box appears, type the password in the Password and Verify Password boxes, and then click OK. In the Outlook Data File Password dialog box, type the password, and then click OK.

  • If you’re exporting to an existing TE000000945 that is password protected, in the Outlook Data File Password dialog box, type the password, and then click OK.

To import your information to Outlook on another computer, see Import Outlook items from an Outlook Data File (.pst).

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