Outlook 2010: How Do I Create a Personal Folder? (PST file)

Outlook 2010: How Do I Create a Personal Folder? (PST file)

If you wish to create a personal folder for storing Outlook items on your computer, you need to find where Microsoft has hidden the option in the new version of Outlook. Here are the steps to take to create a new Outlook data file quickly and easily.

Step 1
Open Outlook and on the Ribbon (top menu on Outlook) select the Home tab
Step 2
In the New section, select New Items.
Step 3
When the menu appears, select More Items followed by Outlook data file...
Step 4
In the New Outlook Data File screen, select OK
Step 5
When the Create or Open Outlook Data File window appears, browse to the location where you will like to save the file. Go to the File name textbox and input the desired name for the file. If you wish to add a password to the file, check the Add Optional Password checkbox.
Step 6
Click the OK button.