It always safe to keep a backup of your important data in case any unforeseen circumstances occur in the future and make you lose your personal or professional information or data. If you are using Outlook 2010 and don’t know how to take a backup Outlook 2010 account, following guide will help you easily backup your personal data (.pst) file in Outlook 2010.
Steps to Backup Outlook 2010 Email Client:
1.) On your Outlook 2010, go to File option located on the top-left corner of your Outlook account. Select Open from the drop-down menu and click on the Import option. This will open an Import and Export Wizard box.
2.) In this box, select Export to a file option and click on the Next button. This will take you to Export to file box.
3.) Under this box, click on the option Outlook Data File (.pst) and then click on the Next button. A new box (Export Outlook Data file) will appear on your screen.
4.) Select the uppermost folder in this box and select the checkbox next to Include subfolder option. After that, click on the Next button.
5.) Next, click on the Browse button and select the location where you would like to save the backup file (.pst). When done, click on the OK button.
6.) Finally, click on the Finish button. As you will click on the Finish button, a new dialog box will appear where you will be prompted to add a password. If you want, you can simply leave the fields blank and click on the OK button.
So, this is how you can easily take a backup Outlook 2010 and save your data for long time.