User Guide

Email Recovery for MS Outlook

How to repair corrupt PST file

To repair damaged .pst file run Email Recovery for MS Outlook and click Find and recover MS Outlook data on the main toolbar

PST Repair & Outlook Recovery Wizard starts

To repair a single .pst file select Repair a single MS Outlook PST file

If you do not know which file you want to repair or if you need to repair several .pst files, select Find and repair all MS Outlook PST files

Click Next

Select your .pst file

If you chose Find and repair all MS Outlook PST files select a folder with your .pst files. If you do not know the location of your .pst file, select C:\ drive

In this case the program will find all .pst files on drive C:\

Click Next.

The program will start repairing selected .pst files. Repair wizard will display all revelant information about your repair:

You can always stop repairing by clicking Cancel

After repair is completed click Finish

Your .pst file is repaired and you can view its contents in the main program window

Next you need to save repaired data to your local drive. You can save your data in a new .pst file or save each item as a separate file. You can also save the contents of the repaired file or just selected items. The program will save only items you check.

To save a repaired .pst file on your local drive click Save recovered MS Outlook data

and follow instructions on the screen

How to recover MS Outlook data from hard drive

Sometimes it happens that you do not have a .pst file to repair Microdoft® Outlook data. A typical case might be when you re-installed Windows and formatted your drive but did not create a backup copy of .pst files. Email Recovery for MS Outlook helps you recover data even in this situation

To recover Outlook data run Email Recovery for MS Outlook and click Find and recover MS Outlook data on the main toolbar

PST Repair & Outlook Recovery Wizard appears

Select Perform a complete scan of the entire disk surface and click Next

Select a drive where you have your .pst file (usually C:\) and click Next

The program will start scanning your drive. Repair wizard will display relevant information during the scanning process:

You can cancel the scanning process at any time by clicking Cancel

After the scan is complete click Finish

Your .pst files are recovered and you can view its contents in the main program window

How to open a PST file in MS Outlook

To open a PST file in Microsoft Outlook 2010/2013/2016/2019:

To open a PST file in Microsoft Outlook 97/2000/2003/2007 click File->Open and:

Browse to your PST file and select it. Press the OK button to open the PST file.

How to import PST file to Outlook

To import a PST file to Outlook 2010/2013/2016/2019:

  1. On the File tab on the Ribbon, click on Open & Export, then click on Import/Export
  2. In the Import and Export Wizard window, select Import from another program or file and click Next
  3. In the Import a File window, select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next
  4. In the Import Outlook Data File window, click Browse..., select the .pst file to import and click Open
  5. Select desired Options and click Next
  6. Select the particular folder or select top level folder (ensure the Include subfolders check box has been selected in this case), choose the location where the PST file should be imported.
  7. Click Finish to complete the process