Outlook 2007: Add Personal Folders

Add personal folders to Outlook or 2007 and store items locally in an PST file with these easy steps.

1. In Outlook or 2007, select File > Data File Management…

File > Data File Management...

2. Under the Data Files tab, click Add…

Outlook Account Settings - Data Files

3. Select Office Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst). Click OK.

New Outlook Data File

4. Provide a File name. Here we named it My Personal Folder. If you have a PST file already created that you would like to import, navigate to it in the Save in drop down. Click OK.

Create or Open Outlook Data file

5. Provide a password if you would like to password protect your PST file. Click OK.

Create Microsoft Personal Folders

6. Click Close and you’re done. Your Personal Folders are now ready to use.

Outlook Account Settings After

Comments

  1. katherine says

    I successfully create the pst file but there is no new folder in my Outlook Folder List. How do I get the new pst file listed in my Outlook Folder List?

  2. PC says

    I successfully create the pst file but there is no new folder in my Outlook Folder List. How do I get the new pst file listed in my Outlook Folder List?

  3. will says

    Thanks, doing my annual spring clean of creating a new archive. I can never remember how to create a new one!
    Great guide.

  4. jay says

    i have 3 personal folder in outlook 2007 and 2 of them have password but the default personal folder has no password. why is that when I’m opening outlook 2007 it is asking for the personal folder password even though it is not the default delivery pst file.

    hope you can help me,,

    thank in advance…

  5. santosh kumar says

    i know the format like this, this is correct or no file,new,out look data file,new out look data file this is correct or not

  6. Pankaj says

    Please give me solution for attach personal folder file.

    We have got archive.pst file is not a personal folder file. please give me solution

  7. whitsey says

    I have done this yet the calendar does not display. How do I access the calendar of the personal folder?

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