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How can Split a Large PST File of Outlook Mailbox?

by jzubeja / October 3, 2012 10:47 PM PDT

My Outlook mailbox have so many large pst file and i have problem from this at the time of open my mail so i want to split all pst file .

Have you any suggestion for this problem.?

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Re: split mailbox
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 3, 2012 10:58 PM PDT

How about doing it manually? Make new ones and move folders from one to the other. This gives you full control over what gets where, uses only a well known Microsoft program and is free.
Three very pleasant points, I'd say. Still I expect some ad-like answers trying to sell you third-party programs that offer you higher costs and less flexibility. Your choice then.

Don't forget to compact all source folders to make them smaller after moving things out.


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by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 4, 2012 6:17 PM PDT
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by jzubeja / October 4, 2012 9:50 PM PDT
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Hi Kees,

Thank you for reply but i already badly search for my solution but find nothing in free of cost mostly solution ask for paid.

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Re: split
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 5, 2012 1:42 AM PDT
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Two remarks:
1. You didn't tell it should be free in your first post. So I thought money wouldn't be an objection.
2. Luckily, in my post above, I gave a free way to do it manually. So you should be fine.


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no builtin option available
by syncmaster632 / October 4, 2012 3:02 PM PDT

Outlook does not have a built-in function to split a .pst file into multiple .pst files. Either you have use "archive" feature to move pst items to new pst file or you have to "Move to Folder" feature.

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