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Convert OST to PST


Can somebody tell me how to convert OST file to PST, useraccount is no longer in Exchange but exist in AD.

Any suggestion.


There are a number of [free] converters available to convert OST to PST. Suggest using one of these…


Where? give me a link.


I suggest using your favorite search engine and search for a term such as ‘OST to PST’. I cannot recommend one over another.


If your OST file is inaccessible and you are trying to convert OST to PST format, then you should choose one of the following methods.

(First Method)

  1. Open MS Outlook

  2. Go through File Menu >“Import and Export” wizard > click the “Export to a file” option

  3. Hit the Next button

  4. Select PST file format, then Next

  5. Select the items to be exported

  6. Select the folder for saving email items

  7. Hit the Finish button


(Second Method)

If you are facing any trouble while using above procedure or you have not Exchange Server connectivity.


Thank you guys for your feedback and help. Thank you!


You can try Kernel for OST to PST software. It is easy-to-integrate and provide very user-friendly environment to easily convert OST files to PST file format.


If you failed to manually convert OST file to PST format then you can try OST to PST wizard to convert OST emails to PST format as PuranK suggested.


You can try manual solutions, but implement it carefully to avoid loss of emails after conversion. If you are not confident with manual solutions, then try alternative solution “Stellar Converter for OST”. Through this you can easily convert OST to PST file hassle free.

I have also found few resources over web:


You can try Import/Export method to convert OST file and its associated data to Outlook PST without using any third party tool.