Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can you Back Up folders in Outlook?

26 Oct 2010   #1
BomberAF

Windows 7
 
 
Can you Back Up folders in Outlook?

I have created a couple of folders in Outlook that I use to save important emails in, but I want to know if there is a way to have those folders duplicated somehow with my user folder so that the emails can be backed up.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
27 Oct 2010   #2
BomberAF

Windows 7
 
 

take it from the lack of a response that it is not possible
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Oct 2010   #3
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BomberAF View Post
take it from the lack of a response that it is not possible
Not sure if this would help

Using the Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders Backup tool

Also found this - Outlook Backup Tutorial

Regards
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Oct 2010   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Thread seems to have slipped through the cracks

There are several different methods of backing up email data from Outlook, these depend on several settings

Which version of outlook?
Are you using IMAP or POP3 (or Hotmail/Live account)?
Do you also need to backup contacts / Calendar / Notes Etc ?

If you can let us know more information there should be a way to suit your needs

I have to go out now but will check back later
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Oct 2010   #5
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BomberAF View Post
I have created a couple of folders in Outlook that I use to save important emails in, but I want to know if there is a way to have those folders duplicated somehow with my user folder so that the emails can be backed up.
I'm not sure which version of Outlook you're using but, in Outlook 2010, this is the method to back up folders independently of your main user folder:


Click on the "File" tab then Select "Open" then click "Import":

Name:  ScreenShot00092.jpg
Views: 3
Size:  57.0 KB

Select "Export to a file" then click "Next":

Name:  ScreenShot00093.jpg
Views: 2
Size:  96.9 KB

Select "Outlook Data File (.pst)" then click "Next":

Name:  ScreenShot00094.jpg
Views: 2
Size:  71.8 KB

Select the folder you wish to backup (you can only select a single folder and it's subsequent sub-folders so, if you have more than one folder you want to back up and it's not a sub-folder of your initial backup folder, you'll have to do this entire routing for each separate folder):

Name:  ScreenShot00095.jpg
Views: 2
Size:  71.3 KB

Select the name and destination of your backup and then click "Finish":

Name:  ScreenShot00096.jpg
Views: 2
Size:  69.2 KB

I parenthetically mentioned the following, above, but it is something to keep in mind: you can only select a single folder and it's subsequent sub-folders so, if you have more than one folder you want to back up and it's not a sub-folder of your initial backup folder, you'll have to do this entire routing for each separate folder.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can you Back Up folders in Outlook?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Outlook 2007 - Cannot start, open outlook window, set of folders...
Hi See attachment for exact error. Just started this evening although have been using outlook earlier in the day. I have run through everything here that is applicable for pop mail. Additionally I have Run a repair of office 2007 Tried the noextensions switch
Microsoft Office
Convert Outlook Express Folders and Address Book to Outlook in WIN 7
I have over 13 years of Outlook Express folders and addresses that I desperately need to convert to Outlook 2007. I should have imported them into Outlook before I made the "Easy File Transfer" to the new Win 7 machine, but didn't know I needed to do that. Several years ago I had imported the files...
Browsers & Mail
Can I if need be copy the file back to C:\Outlook\Outlook.pst
Tell me if I save the Outlook.pst file to another drive and call it backup or something. Can I if need be copy the file back to C:\Outlook\Outlook.pst Of course moving or renaming the currant one, and then have access to the old backup Outlook.pst ? I am using Windows 7 ultimate x64 I am...
Microsoft Office
Outlook 2003 Will Not Import Outlook Express folders, mail, anything
Folks I have read the MS tech notes on how to get Outlook 2003 to import from OE6. It fails under either option: import from "another program" or "Import Internet Mail....". Under the former it is pointed to the correct folder, but fails with Error: Cannot open,.. another program in use" but...
Microsoft Office
Libraries sub-folders deleted...need to get them back!
Hey everyone, I was playing around with the Zune settings for syncing folders. I accidentally deleted all my subfolders in my Win 7 Libraries (through Libary Locations), but the files still exist in the system, which is weird. For example, in my Pictures Library, there are currently no...
General Discussion
going back to outlook 07
Hi guys Having problems going back to ms 07 after running the beta. It seems to cause a few problems. first one is there a way of getting all my emails back. I tried creating a new account doesn't work. gives an error message the file is created by a new version. thanks in advanced
Microsoft Office


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:13.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App