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COMPLETE STEPS WITH SCREENSHOTS


STEP 1

Open & Launch the OST Recovery Tool. Click Start » Search OST Recovery Tool


STEP 2

To select the OST file, click on ADD File button as highlighted below


STEP 3

As you click on Add file button, a small window will pop up and you need to browse the OST file location from machine.


STEP 4

Select any one of the OST files from the folder. The size of OST file has no limitation as you can see in image that the selected OST file is quite large in size.


STEP 5

After adding the OST file, software will perform a quick scanning of file to recover the data from the OST file Or If your OST file is corrupt, then Quick scanning won't give precise results and in that case, you need to check the advance scanning option.

Advance Scan Option: This option is workable if your OST file is severely corrupt or auto scanning fails to recover OST file data.

Temp Folder Path: This option helps in minimizing the size of installation drive by moving the temp folder path to desired drive. (Temp folder is the folder where the software keep the scanned copy of OST file)


STEP 6

The following screen will appear while the file scanning goes on. You can see the details like: name of file being scanned, its overall size in KB & the file creation date.
In case you want to break the scanning process in between, click on Stop button.


STEP 7

After complete scanning of OST file, the software will load all the folders within OST file in the left pane; as shown in image. Next; you can click on each folder to view the item count and list in the right pane.
Normal Mail View: You can view complete emails within the Normal Mail View Tab


STEP 8

You can also view the attachments along with each email. For that you need to click on Attachments Tab
Attachments Tab: In this tab you can view the attachments associated with each email. Attachments like PDF, Image, Documents can be viewed.

Note: User could not preview PDF document as it is either corrupt, encrypted or password protected.


STEP 9

Next, a switch screen view option is provided to you for changing the mode of screen from Horizontal to Vertical & Vice Versa as per your requirement.


STEP 10

Selecting individual emails & then selecting the Export option after right click, the following Export option window will pop up. Here you can choose the appropriate file format, filter mail and define a size to split PST file.


STEP 11

Next, browse a location to save the exported file.


STEP 12

As you click on browse button, the following window will appear. Here, you can either choose a location to save file or "Make a New folder" directly from software panel. Click "Export" to continue with export process and save the file in selected format.


STEP 13

You can view the real time exporting of items from source to destination, as shown below. Also, you can stop the conversion in between; if needed.

STEP 14

Once the conversion finishes, an export report will be generate as shown in below screen. You can save this report as CSV for future records.


STEP 15

Once the Export Report get saved, the following message will appear.Click OK to exit.


STEP 16

Alternative to above Export Process, if you want to export complete OST file data with folder structure then click on "Export Button on Menu Bar".


STEP 17

The following Export Windows appear (This is different from that of above Export Option). Check the below options and there usability:
Select Folder: Select the folder (mails, contact, calendar etc.) which is required to export.
Export As: Select from the file type to export from OST file.
Mail Filter: Apply Mail Filter for Exporting specified dated emails.
Split PST: If this option is selected then large sized PST file can be split.
Browse Destination: Select destination location for saving the exported files.


STEP 18

As you browse the saving location you can create a new folder from here to save file. Finally, click on Export Button to export complete OST file data into selected file format.


STEP 19

The export process window will appear shown below. You can stop the conversion in between by clicking the Stop button.


STEP 20

An Export report will be generated after conversion which can be stored in CSV file format.


STEP 21

As you click on Save Button, the report will get automatically saved at location similar to that of exported file. Click OK to Exit.


STEP 22

Now you can verify the exported data file by opening it within the application that the file supports.
Here,we have saved OST file data in Outlook data format. So we will try to open the file in configured MS Outlook account. But before that Navigate to the folder where the exported file is saved as shown below


STEP 23

Now you can verify the exported data file by opening it within the application that the file supports.

Next, Launch the MS Outlook on your machine and Go to File. Then Click OK Open & » Open Outlook Data File


STEP 24

After this, the following window will appear.Select the file after export and open it.

Note: Here you can see the two Outlook data files with same name because we have performed Export in two different ways and saved the PST files in same folder.


STEP 25

Open the Outlook data file and click on folders to view the items as shown below. Similarly you can open other files also.