- Now Click on “Start” button to repair pst file.
- After the process is complete you have to open outlook and create new Outlook profile.
- Now drag and drop recovered items from Lost and Found Folder to your newly created PST file.
Microsoft Outlook is one of the popular email client used for personal and business purpose worldwide. Outlook offers number of user friendly features with other counterparts failed to provide which make it number one choice for email communication. It also allows user to access emails even when the internet connectivity is not available.
Outlook stores emails and other user data in a .pst file which is stored at user location, sometimes this .pst file gets inaccessible due to various reason bringing communication to a halt. So it is important to learn how to repair pst file when such situation arises.
In today’s article we will look at the various reasons which makes PST file corrupt or inaccessible and methods which can be followed to repair corrupt PST file in Outlook 2016.
Microsoft Outlook 2016 is the latest version of Outlook, Though a lot of new features are added to Outlook 2016 there are some issues which still remain the same as in previous versions. Microsoft Outlook 2016 pst file tends to become corrupt frequently like any older version PST file. Some common reasons for corrupt PST file includes –
When your PST file gets corrupted from the reason mentioned above or any other unknown reason you are not able to access emails or any other information. To overcome this situation steps is to be taken to repair damaged pst file which are mentioned in next section of this article.
Microsoft does provide free Inbox Repair Tool which is also known as scanpst.exe to remove errors from PST file and get Outlook back to the working again. Microsoft Outlook 2016 also include Inbox Repair Tool but the location of scanpst.exe in Outlook 2016 is different from previous versions.
Steps to Repair PST File in Outlook 2016