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How to Split Outlook Data Files into Smaller Parts – Ultimate Ways

Facing issue with large PST File? How to Split large PST file to creating multiple PST Files In Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013? Is there any Microsoft PST Splitter Tool Available? How do I archive emails in Outlook

Top Reasons to Split Outlook Data Files into Smaller Parts You may be facing issues due to Large PST file. Outlook performance downgrades, Hangs while working sometimes even crash. This could result in corruption when the outlook file extends or become oversized. Due to Corruption In Outlook data file, there may be the loss of Outlook messages, emails, attachments and other mailbox data. To prevent such situation you must choose an option to split large PST file into multiple small PST files in Outlook. No matter you are using either Outlook 2016 or Outlook version 2013 or other versions 2010 / 2007 /2003 / 2002 splitting up large PST files is a cure to keep corruption away.

Quick Solution: SysTools PST Splitter to Split PST Files into Smaller Parts in Outlook 2000/ 2002/2003/2007/2010/2013. Below we will discuss steps to split PST file with SysTools Microsoft PST Splitter.

Quick Overview of Microsoft Outlook PST File

Within PST file all emails, contacts, tasks and other mailbox items are stored. This PST file also known as Personal Storage File or Outlook data file. When talking about Outlook 2002 and its previous versions uses ANSI PST file to store the data. This ANSI in Outlook was unable to store data more than 2GB, or you can say limited to 2 GB. Later on, in Outlook version 2003 and other updated version Unicode format is used.

In Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 storage space provided was 20 GB and Further in Outlook 2010/2013/ 2016 storage space increased to 50 GB. If an ANSI format crosses 2 GB limit, it becomes prone to corruption. In Unicode file format chances of corruption is bit lower but storing large file may downgrade the performance of Outlook, or client faces hanging issue. This can also result in corruption in Unicode PST files. To avoid such situation option remains to split Outlook data files into multiple small PST file by splitting Outlook data files.

Different Approaches to Split Outlook Data Files into Smaller Parts First one is using Manual Method. Second is Time Saver “SysTools PST Splitter” 3 Ultimate Ways to Split Outlook PST Files into Smaller Parts

There is no inbuilt tool or utility available within Microsoft Outlook that helps in splitting up large PST file or break PST into multiple small sizes. Yet, it may be possible manually by using Archive feature or using the Import-Export feature or Move to Folder feature to move whole Mailbox item one after another. Basically, these don’t split PST file, yet you can move mailbox content. Let’s go with these manual approaches.

Method 1: Archive feature to split PST file in Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007

Using this ‘How to Split Archive PST File’ can be resolved. Follow below steps to Archive Outlook data file:

Open Outlook >> Select PST File >> Click File tab >> Info Next GOTO Cleanup Tools >> Scroll Down and [...]

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