How to Recover emails from OST file Outlook 2016? – Complete Guide

Max Wright | June 23rd, 2022 | Data Conversion, Outlook

Here in this blog we will learn the efficient way to recover emails from OST file. If you are among those who want to recover emails and other data from OST file, then this article is for you. It will help you to recover emails from damaged or corrupt OST file.

An OST file is a data storage file type which is created by Microsoft Outlook (2005 or later). It is used to store a copy of Outlook archive from Office 365, Exchange or account. OST file may contain emails, contacts, tasks, calendar data and other mailbox data. As you know OST is an offline storage table which stores mailbox data of Microsoft Outlook which is not transferable. Therefore it is impossible to recover it manually.

How to Recover Emails from Offline Outlook OST File?

OST can only be created by Microsoft Outlook hence you won’t able to import OST into other email clients. In addition, the same file can’t be imported into MS Outlook again. Making it inaccessible if you try to open OST file into another computer.

Hence if order to recover emails from OST file you need to go for an alternate solution. Check out Advik OST Repair Tool for Windows. This software has an ability to convert OST to PST, PDF, EML, MSG, MBOX, EMLX, HTML and more than 15 file formats. On the other hand, you can import OST to Gmail, Office 365, G Suite, Yahoo Mail etc. This magical wizard will help you to recover emails in more than 15+ ways. Isn’t it amazing?

Moreover, you can recover contacts from OST file. The software is multi-functional and is capable of recovering data from orphan OST file.


Steps to Recover Emails from OST file of Outlook 2016

Step 1. Run Advik Outlook OST Converter in your system.

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Step 2. Click “Browse” and add .ost file into the panel.

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Step 3. Select mailbox folders and click Next.

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Step 4. Select any “Saving Option” from list.

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Step 5. Click “Convert” and analyse the process.

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Done! After successful conversion a pop-up windows will appear contain OST emails. It can be in PDF, EML, HTML, RTF, PST, MSG,MBOX etc file formats as per your selection of file type. This is the most widely adopted method to recover emails from OST file of Outlook 2016, 2019, 2013 or previous versions.

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Here in this blog, we discuss the easy and efficient way to recover emails from ost file without any hassle. Since there is no manual way to recover data from OST file, one will need an expert tool for it. One such solution we discuss in this blog along with the step-by-step process to complete the recovering.