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How to Back Up Personal Folders in Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 by Jean to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
This page provides a unique Outlook backup tool to faculty, staff and students to back up personal folders in Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007 to a local drive, an external hard drive or a network drive. Outlook backup is recognized as the most secure method to protect important inbox emails, calendar, and contacts from being permanently removed from the Exchange server.

Personal Folders Backup Tool for Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007

The 'personal folders' in Outlook is a place where you archive, organize and save copies of your email, calendar, contacts, and other significant data. This email folder is preserved as a .pst file in your computer's local hard drive, and the default save location is C:\Users\user name\Documents\Outlook Files Backup.pst.

It's quite imperative to back up the personal folders on a regular basis because any messages you move to this section will be removed from the Exchange server. When you lost the personal folders file on the local computer or laptop, you lost everything for good.

Here, we provide EaseUS Todo Backup, a unique Outlook backup tool, to faculty, staff, and students to back up personal folders in Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007, and the backup location can be a local drive, an external hard drive, USB flash drive or a network drive. The EaseUS Outlook backup is recognized as the most secure method to protect important inbox emails, calendar, and contacts from being permanently removed from the mail server.

  • Highlighted features of Outlook backup

>> Access to back up all the contents of the mailbox, or only a part of the folder.

>> The 'schedule' settings are for an auto Outlook backup.

>> The ability of differential backup and incremental backup helps improve backup speed while creating backups and save disk space as backups are accumulating day by day.

How to Back Up Personal Folders to a Local Drive, External Storage or a Network Drive?

Where are you going to the keep the Outlook personal folders .pst file backup? Please correctly connect the drive to your computer if necessary and let the software detect the drive. Follow the guide carefully and back up the personal folders in Outlook in a smart way.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup. Click the icon to expand the menu. Choose "Email Backup".

choose mail backup

Step 2. As the screenshot displays, for example, simply choose the mailbox items you want to backup, such as Contacts, Inbox, Calendar...

choose the mail items you want to backup

Then in the "Destination" area, click the "Browse..." so you can choose a mail backup location.

choose a mail backup location

Also, you can create mail backups more intelligently by turning on "Schedule" and search for more features in "Backup options".

schedule mail backup

Step 3. Click "Proceed". This is how you begin to backup email with EaseUS Todo Backup!