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How to export emails to flash drive in Outlook 2013

How to export emails to flash drive in Outlook 2013

If you want to be able to work with your Outlook data in another application, or want to backup your emails, you might be looking for an easy way to do it.

Luckily, Outlook has a tool that allows you to import and export all kinds of data.

Our tutorial below will show you how to export Outlook emails directly to a flash drive.

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  1. Connect your flash drive to your computer.
  2. Open Outlook.
  3. Click the “File” tab.
  4. Select the “Open and Export” option.
  5. Select Import/Export.
  6. Select Export to File and click Next.
  7. select the Outlook data file and click next.
  8. select the export folder and click next.
  9. Click Browse.
  10. Select your flash drive in the left column and click OK.
  11. Click Done.
  12. Set a password if you like.

Our guide continues below with more details on how to export emails to flash drive in Outlook, including images of the steps.

If you’ve just purchased a new computer or need to view your email on another computer, then you’ve probably wondered how to export email from Outlook 2013.

Luckily, they include an import and export tool that makes this process easy, even if you want to export those emails to a USB stick.

This is the perfect solution if you want to back up some important emails or if you need to move them to another location.

How to Copy Outlook 2013 Email to a Flash Drive (Illustrated Guide)

In the guide below, we are going to export the Inbox folder to a flash drive, but you can do this for any folder in Outlook.

Just select the appropriate folder where we select the mailbox below.

We are also going to export a .pst file, which is the native file format for Outlook.

However, you can also export your emails as a .csv file if you want to view the emails in a program other than Outlook.

If you are using Google Calendar and want to save your calendar data to a flash drive, please read this guide on how to export Google Calendar to Excel.

Step 1: Insert the flash drive into your computer’s USB port.

Step 2: Launch Outlook 2013.

Step 3: Click the “File” tab in the top left corner of the window.

Step 4: Select the “Open and Export” option from the column on the left side of the window.

Step 5: Select the Import/Export option.

click on the import/export option

Step 6: Select the Export to File option, then click Next.

select export to file

Step 7: Select the Outlook Data File (.pst) option, then click Next.

select the file type you want to export

Step 8: Select the folder you want to export, check the box to the left of “Include subfolders”, then click the “Next” button.

select the export folder

Step 9: Click the Browse button.

click the browse button

Step 10: Select your flash drive from the column on the left side of the window, then click the OK button.

select the flash drive from the column on the left side of the window

Step 11: Click Finish.

how to export emails in Outlook 2013

Step 12: Enter a password if you like, then click the OK button.

set a password for the exported file

Now that you know how to export Outlook data to a flash drive, you can use this method any time you want to create a copy of the data from an Outlook file.

If you need a place to store your computer’s backup files, or if your hard drive is full, an external USB hard drive can help. Amazon has a 1TB external hard drive available with excellent reviews at an affordable price.

If you feel like Outlook 2013 isn’t downloading your emails often enough, learn how to change how often Outlook 2013 sends and receives.


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