How Can I Join PST Files to Avoid the Complication?

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  • #5717 Score: 0

    Barry Scholfield
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    Hello guys,

    I need your help… I have huge amount PST files in my Microsoft Outlook, The handling of these multiple files is very difficult for me. To save my time by avoiding opening of each file repeatedly I want to Join PST files into a consolidated file. How can I do this?

    #5726 Score: 0

    Lincoln Burrows
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    16 pts

    Hello Barry Scholfield,

    Are you searching for manual methods to combine PST files? If yes, then you can go with two simple steps mentioned below:

    Step 1: Create a new PST file
    Step 2: In this new one, import all PST files

    Thanks

    #5736 Score: 0

    Barry Scholfield
    Moderator

    Hi Lincoln Burrows,

    Thanks for you suggestion. But I am not a technical person so, I don’t know how to perform the above mentioned steps. Can you just explain the step by step procedure?

    #5761 Score: 0

    Lincoln Burrows
    Moderator
    16 pts

    Hi,

    I have explained the above manual method in an easy manner. You can proceed these steps to join PST files

    Step 1: To create new PST file, follow the steps:

    • From Outlook window, click the options “New Items-> More Items-> Outlook data file”.
    • Select one location to save the new file and provide name then click “OK”.

    Step 2: To import or merge all PST files follow the given steps:

    • In Outlook, click on “File-> Open-> Import”.
    • You can view Import Export Wizard and then select “Import from another program or file”
    • Click “Next” and select “Outlook data file(.pst) and click the option “Next”.
    • Click on “Browse” to locate the file then check “So not import duplicates” box and click “Next”.
    • Select the folder that you want to import then check “Include subfolders” and “Import items into the same folder in” boxes and click “Finish”

    Thanks & Regards
    Lincoln Burrows

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    Mariya Beckham
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    2 pts

    Hello Barry Scholfield,

    I would like to share one third-party tool that is SysTools PST Merge. It can combine multiple PST files into one single file without any data loss. The tool has many unique features like it provides 3 options such as join, merge, and merge contacts. To know more about this utility, please visit the following link: https://www.systoolsgroup.com/pst-merge.html

    Thanks & Regards
    Mariya Beckham

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    Barry Scholfield
    Moderator

    Hello Guys,

    Thanks for your help. I tried the above mentioned manual method and automated tool, both of them gives successful result. Instead of manual trick the third-party tool give the solution within few time. The screenshot section of this main page helps me very much. Once again thank you so much both of you.

    Thanks & Regards
    Barry Scholfield

    #8360 Score: 0

    Krishna Tripathi
    Moderator

    Can you please share the steps of the tool so that I can easily understand how to join PST files?

    #8362 Score: 0

    Edwin J Hoffer
    Moderator

    The steps to join two or more PST files into a single using the PST Merge tool are here-

    1. Install the tool and add PST files
    2. Select join option and click Next
    3. Now, choose join PST files in new PST, existing PST or Outlook Profile
    4. Select the items you want to join and click Next

    I hope this will help you.

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