How to Recover Emails from an OST file

Need to access orphan ost file and recover emails from an OST file? We have a leg up. PST Walker portable OST Viewer can open and extract data from ost files. Download PST Walker ost file recovery tool and open your mailbox in safe mode. In this article, we will show you how to recover data from ost file.

How to open ost file without Exchange server?

PST Walker is a portable OST Viewer and email recovery software for Microsoft Exchange ost files. OST Viewer can open orphaned, corrupted, encrypted, password protected OST files. View, search and print email messages without connection to Microsoft Exchange. Avoid losing emails and access ost mailbox, when the old Exchange server is no longer valid, with PST Walker. If you cannot open your Outlook ost file or your account is having synchronization issues, download PST Walker email recovery tool and start ost file recovery.

How to recover data from ost file?

Close Microsoft Outlook and all other mail-enabled applications that may use your Outlook mailbox.

Step 1. Start PST Walker, select the location on your computer with .ost file and open file.

Step 2. Preview all your items including messages, contacts, appointments, tasks, notes, and journal entries. Select the email message that needs to be recovered, and click "File"->"Save As...". To select multiple email messages, press and hold the Ctrl key while clicking on the items.

Recover emails from an OST file

Step 3. To recover all emails from OST file, click "File"->"Export", choose "All items in this folder" and click "Ok".

PST Walker Export Options

Done! Now you can find the extracted data from ost file in the specified folder. Which you can then use to convert into existing or a new pst file with MSG 2 PST or view, search, organize and print messages without Outlook using MSG Viewer.

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How to use PST Walker

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