How to copy folder structure to new pst data file in Outlook?
For some Outlook users, they tend to use some special folder structure for daily work in the pst data file. But for a long time using the old data file, it will getting bulky in your Outlook. Actually, you can start with a new pst data file with the same folder structure of the old pst data file in Outlook. In Outlook, you can copy folder structure to new pst data file with the archive function. Please browse the below tutorial for more details.
- Auto CC/BCC by rules when sending email; Auto Forward Multiple Emails by rules; Auto Reply without exchange server, and more automatic features...
- BCC Warning - show message when you try to reply all if your mail address is in the BCC list; Remind When Missing Attachments, and more remind features...
- Reply (All) With All Attachments in the mail conversation; Reply Many Emails at once; Auto Add Greeting when reply; Auto Add Date&Time into subject...
- Attachment Tools: Auto Detach, Compress All, Rename All, Auto Save All... Quick Report, Count Selected Mails, Remove Duplicate Mails and Contacts...
- More than 100 advanced features will solve most of your problems in Outlook 2021 - 2010 or Office 365. Full features 60-day free trial.
In Outlook, you can use the archive feature to create a new pst date file with the same folder structure of the old one. Please do as follows.
1. Open the Archive dialog box.
1). In Outlook 2010 and 2013, please click File > Info > Cleanup Tools > Archive. See screenshot:
2). In Outlook 2007, click File > Archive.
2. In the Archive dialog box, please do as follows.
1). Select Archive this folder and all subfolders option;
2). Select the root of the folders which you would like to copy the folder structure based on it;
3). In the Archive items older than box, specify a past date that no emails will get moved. For example, if the oldest email in your mail folder was stored in 02/01/2013, you can set the archive items older than box as 01/01/2013;
4). Click the Browse button. See screenshot:
3. Then the Open Outlook Data Files dialog box pops up. Click the OK button.
4. Click the OK button when it returns to the Archive dialog box.
5. Then Outlook starts archiving.
6. After archiving, a new Archive pst data file is displaying in the Navigation Pane with the same folder structure of the one you specified above.
7. Now you need to get into the Account Settings dialog box to rename this data file.
1). In Outlook 2010 and 2013, click File > Info > Account Settings > Account Settings.
2). In Outlook 2007, click Tools > Account Settings.
8. In the Account Settings dialog box, click the Data Files tab, select the Archives data file which you are created just now in the box, and click the Settings button. See screenshot:
9. In the Outlook Data File dialog box, rename the data file in the Name box, then click the OK button.
10. Close the Account Settings dialog box.
Now you can see the new pst data file is renamed successfully.
Best Office Productivity Tools
Kutools for Outlook - Over 100 Powerful Features to Supercharge Your Outlook
📧 Email Automation: Out of Office (Available for POP and IMAP) / Schedule Send Emails / Auto CC/BCC by Rules When Sending Email / Auto Forward (Advanced Rules) / Auto Add Greeting / Automatically Split Multi-Recipient Emails into Individual Messages ...
Over 100 Features Await Your Exploration! Click Here to Discover More.