OST Extractor Tool helps in restoring OST file and the restored data can be exported to Office 365. Corrupted Outlook OST file can also be repaired using quick and advance mode. The tool also allows the user to apply different types of filters like date filter and categories a user wants to export. Even an Impersonation feature is also provided to Admin to transfer the data to multiple users without the need of the password.

Installation Process

  1. Download from the website and double click on setup OST Extractor tool to start installing the software. On the Welcome Wizard, click on Next.
  2. Next screen displays License Agreement. You need to accept this if you want to continue the installation process.
  3. On the next pop up window, you need to select the Destination Location where the software will be installed.
  4. In the Select Start Menu Folder, select the main folder under which other shortcuts for the product will be placed. Click Next
  5. Next window asks you to Select Additional Tasks. Select anyone from the checkbox if desired and click Next.
  6. Click on Install under Ready to Install page.
  7. The installation process will take some time.
  8. A pop-up message will appear stating that the setup has finished. Click on Finish to start the software immediately.
  9. Check for Prerequisite will be displayed stating which components are available and which are not.

What's next for OST Extractor Tool

The graphic user interface of the tool is very similar to Outlook making it easy for the user to work upon it. The OST Extractor Tool consist of the following menu:

Add File: Opens an Outlook OST file

Load Scan: Loads all the items or components in the selected OST file

Close File: Closes the OST file currently opened

Export: Exports items from the selected OST file

Buy: Upgrade the demo version to the licensed version

Exit: Close the application.

Working of The OST Extractor Tool

  1. Click on Add file from the menu. A pop up menu will appear asking you to browse the desired OST file. A quick scan will allow you to scan the OST files with minor corruption and advance scan repairs data from advance scan. After browsing the file, click on Add File.

  2. The desired file will be scanned. The OST Extractor tool will ask you whether you want to save the scanned file or not. It is recommended to click Yes.

  3. All the folders and sub folders of the selected file will be displayed on the screen.

  4. The complete preview of all the emails by selecting any particular folder can be seen. Normal Mail View facilitates the user to view all the details associated with any selected email. Attachments of any email can also be seen.

  5. Select the desired emails by clicking on the checkbox and select the Export button from the menu.

  6. An Export Option window will appear. Select Export Type as Office 365 and click on Advance settings.

  7. For User Impersonation feature for an admin account, click on Office 365 Settings and Enter Admin SMTP and Password.

  8. To apply Date Filter Option and select Categories to be exported, click on General Settings and click on Save to save the settings applied.

  9. A dialog box will appear showing settings saved successfully. Click on OK.

  10. Select Enter Destination Mailbox and click on Next.

  11. A window will appear on the screen. Enter the following details: Office 365 Account Name and Account Password. Once the validation is done, A green tick will appear. Click on Export option.

  12. Export process will start.

  13. Once the export is complete, an Export Report will be generated. Click on the success count number to view the location of source file.

  14. Click on Save to save the Export Report.

  15. Browse the location where you want to save the Export Report and then select Save

  16. Finally, click on OK to end the process.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

OST Extractor tool is used to recover OST file. After recovering, it can extract the data from OST to Office 365 file format. The working of the tool is excellent. I would like to rate it as 4.7out of 5.

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