Outlook data file default save location is C: \\ Users \\ username \\ AppData \\ Local \\ Microsoft \\ Outlook, usually for document security reasons, will need to save the PST file to a disk other than the system disk, in order to avoid system crashes need to reinstall When lost.
POP3 type of account to modify PST file location Method:
In the [Control Panel] \u0026 gt; [e-mail] \u0026 gt; [e-mail] is selected in the account of the account type POP3 SMTP / lower left corner that is the option 'Edit Folder' will appear.
The following is an excerpt from the official Microsoft help, follow this procedure can be.
IMAP type of account to modify PST file location Method:
PST files for IMAP type account, neither option 'Edit Folder', can not operate according to the official guidelines OFFICE operation. As long as the detected because each Outlook PST file in the default path does not exist, it will automatically reconstruct the original position .pst data file.
For IMAP types of accounts, you need to modify the registry to achieve the purpose of forced path created in the target .pst file.
1. WIN + R Enter REGEDIT, press Enter to open the Registry Editor
2. According to OFFICE version navigate to the following directory:
outlook backup views 2007:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \\ Software \\ Microsoft \\ Office \\ 12.0 \\ Outlook
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \\ Software \\ Microsoft \\ Office \\ 14.0 \\ Outlook
3. Create a new string value: ForcePSTPath and set its value to the path where you want to save the .pst.
4. Re-create the IMAP account, then the .pst file will be saved by default to the folder set in step 3.
Original address: blog.debao.name/move_outlook_pst.html