How to Backup Outlook Emails to OneDrive [Step-by-Step Guide]

Back up Outlook emails to Cloud services, like OneDrive, is a secure and reliable way to store your emails. This guide will show you a detailed tutorial on backup Outlook emails to OneDrive in a few easy steps with EaseUS Todo Backup.

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Updated by Daisy on Feb 22, 2023
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Outlook works as a personal information manager and is a part of the Microsoft Office suite. It stores a variety of data, including emails, calendars, tasks, and contacts, on a local computer. To protect Outlook data from corruption, damage, or virus attacks, it's wise to back up Outlook email messages to a secure file storage service rather than the old-fashioned way of a USB drive or CD/DVD. 

Are you looking for a secure, reliable way to save your Outlook emails? Backing up Outlook emails to a cloud storage service like OneDrive is a great way to keep your emails safe and accessible, no matter where you are. In this guide, we will show you a step-by-step tutorial on how to backup Outlook emails to OneDrive with EaseUS Todo Backup Home.

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The Benefits of Backing Up Outlook Emails to OneDrive

Storing Outlook emails to OneDrive has the following advantages:

  • Security: OneDrive is a secure online storage service, and you can access your files from any device with a web browser.
  • Accessibility: No matter where you are, as long as you have a connection to the Internet, you can easily access all of your emails stored in OneDrive.
  • Convenience: With a cloud storage service, you don't have to worry about buying a large USB drive or a CD/DVD for backups.
  • Cost-efficiency: You can get a lot of space on OneDrive for a relatively low price when compared to other storage services.

The Quick Way to Backup Outlook Emails to OneDrive

Those who are familiar with Outlook know that it can export Outlook emails to the hard drive in the format of PST. Of course, you can choose to Export emails to PST files, and upload the PST files to OneDrive local folder manually, then they will be synced to the OneDrive Cloud. But this approach is a bit complicated and only suitable for small quantities of emails. 

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If you have a large number of emails to back up, and searching for a more direct method, we suggest you use a reliable backup software like EaseUS Todo Backup Home. This software is a powerful tool for backing up Outlook emails and other data to Cloud services like OneDrive, GoogleDrive, or DropBox in a few simple steps. 

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With EaseUS Todo Backup Home, you can back up Outlook emails to OneDrive directly at a quick speed without exporting and uploading. You don't need to worry about data security because it uses a reliable encryption technology and a secure transmission protocol to ensure all backups are safe. And it will back up your emails automatically according to a set schedule.

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Follow the steps below to learn how:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup on your computer, and click Create Backup on the home screen and then hit the big question mark to select backup contents.

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Step 2. Among the four backup options, click "Apps data".

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Step 3. Then you can see all the apps that can be backed up. Find and chekc the "Microsoft Outlook" option. Select the mailbox addresses you want to make a backup of the mails, contacts or calendars and click "OK".

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Step 4. Next, you'll need to choose a location to save the Outlook backup by clicking the illustrated area.

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Step 5. The backup location can be another local drive on your computer, an external hard drive, network, cloud or NAS. Generally, we recommend you use an external physical drive or cloud to preserve the backup files. 

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Step 6. Cusomiztion settings like setting an automatic backup schedule in daily, weekly, monthly, or upon an event, and making a differential and incremental backup are available in the Options button if you're interested. Click "Backup Now", and the Outlook backup process will begin. The completed backup task will display on the left side in a card style.

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Sum Up

This guide shows a step-by-step tutorial on how to back up Outlook emails to OneDrive with EaseUS Todo Backup Home quickly and easily. Backing up Outlook emails to a Cloud service like OneDrive is a secure and reliable way of ensuring all of your important emails are stored in a safe place and can be accessed from anywhere. Using powerful backup software means you don't need to manually export and upload your Outlook emails. EaseUS Todo Backup Home will take care of it with just a few simple steps. 

Try this reliable tool today and see how easy backing up Outlook emails to OneDrive can be!

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FAQ on Backup Outlook Emails to OneDrive

1. How do I automatically back up Outlook to OneDrive?

You can use EaseUS Todo Backup Home to back up Outlook emails to OneDrive automatically. This software is a powerful tool for backing up Outlook emails and other data to Cloud services like OneDrive, GoogleDrive, or DropBox in a few simple steps. Follow the steps in the post to do it.

2. How do I back up my Outlook PST file to OneDrive?

The PST file is a Microsoft Outlook file type, a single file that stores everything from emails to contacts and tasks. You can export the PST file from Outlook and upload it to OneDrive. Or you can use a reliable backup software like EaseUS Todo Backup Home to quickly backup your Outlook emails to OneDrive without exporting or uploading manually.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Larissa

Larissa has rich experience in writing technical articles. After joining EaseUS, she frantically learned about data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, and other related knowledge. Now she is able to master the relevant content proficiently and write effective step-by-step guides on computer issues.

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