How to Backup / Export Outlook Email in Outlook 2010

Here is a simple step by step guide on how to backup email in outlook.

  1. Navigate to the top of the Navigation pane and click “File”
  2. Scroll Down and Click “Options”
  3. Click the “Advanced” Tab towards the bottom of the page
  4. Click “Export” on the lower right hand side
  5. Select the file type to export, in this case “export to a file”
  6. Select “Outlook Data File”
  7. Select which email or specific folders you would like to backup
  8. Select next and click “browse” to select the destination in which you would like to save the backup.
  9. Hit Finish and you are all done!


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