Step by Step Guide on How to Import A PST File into MS Outlook

If you are using MS Outlook and want to import a PST file to your existing Outlook folder as well as new folder then follow given below steps. The entire process is defined through the few simple steps along with related images that will help you to solve the query how to import a PST file in MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2013, 2007 or any other edition of Microsoft Outlook.

Microsoft Outlook provides Import and Export facility using which you can import as well as Export an Outlook data file (.pst) to/from MS Outlook. So in this post we will discuss how to import an Outlook data file (.pst) into MS Outlook using the Import Export Wizard.

Procedure to Import A PST File into MS Outlook 2013 and 2010

  • In the very first step, Launch the MS Outlook and open your profile
  • From the Menu bar, click on “File”  >> now click on “Open” from the drop down and then Click on “Import” function to start the process.

  • Choose “Outlook Data File (.pst)” then click on the “Next” button

  • Click on the “Browse” button and select PST file from your PC >> Select at least one option from “Options”  and Click on the “Next” button

  • Select a folder from MS Outlook where you want to import the PST file data, then Click on “Finish” button to get the process over.

  • It will take time according to the PST file size after that you will able to open or read imported emails successfully.


Steps to Import PST File in Microsoft Outlook 2007 or Older Editions


If you are using MS Outlook 2007, 2003 or older editions then follow given below steps: