OST files are the files created using MS® Outlook. These Offline Storage Files are available in the hard disk of PC and accessed to use when disconnected with Exchange computer. After connection is established, the alterations that are done in OST files are synchronized with Exchange. However, if OST file of MS® Outlook 2013 get damaged then make sure for repairing it soon. This is the only way to recover the contents. The damage to OST files creates a quick need to open OST File in Outlook 2013.
How OST Files get damaged? The reason behind OST files are as follows:
- Viruses or Malicious Malware issues
- Bad Sectors in the Storage Devices
- MS Outlook’s Abnormal Shut Down
- Power Loss issues
- Sometimes design flaws in MS Outlook
How to recover damaged OST files in Outlook 2013?
For recovering OST files, make a copy of data which is stored on email. The damage to OST file can get sorted out, if you recreate data. This is easy to fulfill, of your download copy of stored items in email. Make sure for repairing OST files before recreating OST file. Go with the following mentioned ways for beneficial results:
- Start MS Outlook
- Then double click or press Mail in Control Panel
- Search emails by using Search Box available in Control Panel available on Control Panel window
- The name of the existing profile is there in the title bar you can see in the dialogue box which is labeled as Mail Setup. Select the profile name. Click Properties then Show Profiles
- Select ‘Email Accounts’ then ‘Mail Setup’
- Select Exchange A/C and then select ‘Open File Location’ and after this press ‘Date Files’
- Then go back to the window labeled. Then select File Explorer and close the dialog box which is labeled as ‘Mail Setup’ and then ‘Account Settings’
Cut Down manual method with technical help for Hassle-free results:
The process above is too long which is not possible for non-technical user to manage with. Besides this, it is time consuming option that users would not like to go with. If it is really urgent to open OST file in Outlook 2013 then consider for third-party software application. Such applications assure safe and easy migration process. You will find such facilities in OST to PST Converter application all the time.