How to Restore Outlook 2010 PST File?

“Mistakenly I have formatted PST file from Outlook 2010. Is there any chance to get it back? Can anyone give suggestion which software should be used to restore Outlook 2010 PST file on Windows system?

When messages or other Outlook items are saved in an Outlook Data File (.pst), the items are present only on the computer where the file is saved. If you have created multiple mail accounts in Outlook 2010 then you will have same number of profiles one for each mail account. Sometimes users may face loss of PST file from Outlook 2010.Lets us look to situations:

  • If user system is infected by virus then you can face missing of Outlook 2010 PST file from the drive
  • While transferring Outlook 2010 mail information from one device to other, PST file is copied on some portable storage device, there are chances that you may delete the file along while it is being shared

If user cannot find PST file on Outlook 2010 then by using File recovery software one can regain lost or erased PST file from Outlook 2010.

File Retrieval software

Now days with the help of advanced technology user can easily rescue missing or deleted PST file. By using the most accurate tool known as Yodot File Recovery you can recover lost/deleted PST file quickly. By doing simple scanning this tool retrieve Outlook 2010 PST file from different storage devices. It can even regain deleted OST file, Word documents, Excel sheets, Paint files, PowerPoint presentation, Database files, PDFs, compressed files, basic media files etc. It can even get back missing files from pen drive, memory cards, external hard drive, SSD, Fire wire drive and other storage device having FAT32, FAT16, ReFS , ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file system. It works on Windows OS 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 versions.

Checkout easy steps to recover PST file from Outlook 2010

Firstly download Yodot File Recovery tool and install it. When you will run the software then main screen will appear, press on ‘Deleted File Recovery’ or ‘Lost File Recovery’ based on your loss situation. Now scanning will be started and it will give you a list of all drives on Windows system. User can choose appropriate drive from where Outlook 2010 PST file is to be retrieved. Moving on to next screen user can mention .pst file type to restore or skip the step. If you skip the step then application will retrieve all missing/erased files along with PST file. When scanning gets completed regained files will get display under “Data View” or “File Type View” options. User can check recovered PST file and at last can save it to destination location.

       Useful Tips:

  • User should not erased any PST file without proper confirmation
  •     If you do not have knowledge of Outlook 2010 then do not access location of PST file on system