admin | October 27th, 2017 | Microsoft Outlook
Outlook users can store Offline data temporarily on the hard drive in the form of Offline storage tables in the absence of Exchange Server. Moreover, these temporarily files gets automatically synchronized with previous data files, once Exchange Server and Outlook reconnect. However, OST files are mainly used for business purpose. But, sometimes there are some issues with OST files that user finds while working. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss some solutions to fix the issue easily.
“I am using Outlook since 4 years, but recently came across with an issue i.e. can’t open and view OST emails. However, the messages in OST file were confidential and contains some important files and other appointment details. I am in serious problem, as I have read the emails urgently. Can someone help to get rid of this problem as early as possible.”
“Outlook is one of the best email clients I must say. It never showed any trouble or issue, but since last three days, it generates some problem. When I tried to read OST data and other emails, I couldn’t. Is there any solution for this problem. Please suggest best methods.”
There are various reasons due to which users find the issues with OST files some of them are –
There are two solutions by which users can fix the problem one is by recreating OST file and the other is by using Inbox Repair Tool. Let us discuss one by one.
Method 1: Recreate an OST File in MS Outlook
Below we have described how to recreate OST file in different versions of Outlook –
Rebuilt OST in MS Outlook 2010, 2013 & 2016 versions
Recreate OST File in MS Outlook 2007
Rebuilt OST in Outlook 2003 & Outlook 2002
Note: Make sure that MS Outlook should be connected to the Exchange Server for creating and synchronizing all OST files.
Users can resolve the issues with OST files by using Inbox Repair Tool. This is useful when OST file size is large and it would take the large time to recreate it. Therefore, this method is fast and reliable.
In this article, we have discussed the various reasons due to which users find the issues with OST files. However, to solve the problem we have also come up with best solutions i.e. Recreation of OST files and other is Inbox Repair Tool.