Updated on April 13th, 2021
PST files of MS Outlook contain all the data of the mailbox. These files are not bounded by limitations so, many users who created multiple PST files in the small sizes on the older MS Outlook versions search multiple PST file merge methods to merge them into a large PST file to use as a single entity with newer MS Outlook versions.
In earlier versions of Outlook if a PST file was more than a certain limit then the file did not work properly and started experiencing corruption, degrading performance, etc. issues. But later Microsoft has resolved this issue in the newer versions of MS Outlook such as Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007. So, this is the reason to merge Outlook PST files into a big PST file. In this blog, we will know only how to merge PST files Outlook 2016, 2013 & 2010. Follow to the end.
There are some circumstances when it is necessary to merge many PST files into a single PST file. See them below.
There is the limitation using the manual method because you can merge only a single PST file at once and you have to repeat the same process again and again for each PST file which may lead to cannot create Outlook data file(.pst) error. However, to combine PST files Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, follow these steps:
See below, to create a new blank PST file:
To merge Outlook files into the newly created blank PST file, follow the steps below:
As we saw the limitation of the Manual method so, PST Merger Software utility is the best option for this issue. This utility helps to merge multiple Outlook PST files into a single consolidated file at once in no time. The software enables to join PST, combine PST or merge PST and its data items like contacts, calendar, notes, journals, etc. into a new single PST file maintaining data integrity without any loss.
It removes duplicate items while merging PST files in Outlook and avoid any problem user facing to open Outlook items. This utility is also widely compatible with all the versions of the Windows Operating System. So, try this utility for the smooth and easy merging of multiple PST files at once.
In the above-mentioned blog, I have discussed two methods to merge Outlook PST files into single PST file in Outlook 2016 & 2013. Both the methods work fine and you can choose and follow those methods according to your needs. Thanks for visiting this blog, I hope you found it interesting.
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