How to Create or Rebuild an Outlook OST File

How to create / Rebuild an Outlook OST file in MS Outlook 2007/2010/2013/2016:

Follow the below step by step guide to know how to recreate / rebuild Outlook OST file or create a new Outlook OST file in Microsoft Outlook.

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Create OST file in Outlook 2010 / 2013:

  1. Open Outlook and click the top Filemenu and then click the Info tab. Now choose Account Settings option.
  2. Click the Account Settings button and Double-click the Microsoft Exchange to open more settings.
  3. Click the More Settings.
  4. Click the Advanced tab and click the Offline Folder File.
  5. Enter the file path in file text box or browse the file which you wish to use and click OK.
    If this file already exists, you will be prompted to enter a new name. By default name of the OST file will be outlook.ost.
  6. Click Ok and then click Finish.

You may get a prompt message “ filename.ost could not be found. Would you like to create it?”. Click OK to continue

Create OST file in Outlook 2007:

  1. Open Outlook and click the Tools menu option and choose Account Settings.
  2. Click the Account Settings button in Account Settings window.
  3. Double-click the Microsoft Exchange to open more settings under E-mail tab.
  4. Click the More Settings.
  5. Click the Advanced tab and click the Offline Folder File Settings .
  6. Enter the file path in file text box and click OK.If this file already exists, you will be prompted to enter new name. By default name of the OST file will be outlook.ost.
  7. Click Ok and then click Finish.

Create OST file in Outlook 2002 & 2003:

  1. Open MS Outlook. Click the E-mail Accounts menu from Tools dropdown menu option.
  2. Click the View or change existing mail accounts and click Next.
    Do not select anything under Directory.
  3. Under the “Outlook processes email for these accounts in the following order” box, click the Microsoft Exchange Server and click the Change
  4. Click More Settings and then click the Advanced
  5. Click the Offline Folder File Settings.
  6. In the File field text box, type the path of the ost file that you wish to and click OK.
    If this file already exists, you will be prompted to enter new name.
  7. Click the OK button and click Next.
  8. Click the Finish button to complete the process.

Now the Offline Folder file (.ost) will be created.

 

Try EdbMails OST to PST Converter for better solution:

These manual methods may not guaranty you to give a perfect solution for all the Outlook file issues. These methods may not be able to fix each and every issue. A better way to rebuild Outlook OST file is by converting OST file to PST file. EdbMails OST to PST Converter tool is one of the best OST Converter tools in recent times for converting OST to PST file.  You can repair any corrupted OST file and export it to PST file.  To download the software, go to EdbMails OST to PST Converter.

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