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Using Personal Folders in Outlook 2007

In order to archive your Exchange e-mail in Outlook 2007, you must first set up Personal Folders.

Follow the steps below to add Personal Folders to Outlook.

  1. In Outlook go to the File menu, choose New, then Outlook Data File.
  2. Select Office Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst), click OK.
  3. Type in for file name archive.pst, click OK.

  4. Click OK. You will be prompted to put in a name for the personal folder. (You can add a password to this personal folder, but we don't recommend it. If you forget the password there is no easy way to get it back, if at all). Then click OK.

  5. Your new Personal folders will now be in the Outlook Folder List.

To automatically archive click here.

Updated: 12/11/2006