Outlook 2011 - Exporting Archived Folders and Locally Stored Emails

This document will provide step-by-step guidance on how to export archived folders and other locally stored email folders from Outlook 2011.

Note: The exported file created in this document cannot be directly imported into a windows version of Outlook (2010, 2013).

  1. Open Outlook 2011

    Outlook icon

  2. Select the folder (e.g., Archive Folder, On My Computer) you want to create an archive for and drag this to your desktop.

    folder selection screen

  3. You will now have a file on your desktop that matches your folder name (i.e., Archive Folder folder now becomes Archive Folder.mbox).

    file saved to your desktop

You now have the ability to use this file to transfer your locally stored emails into another email client.

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Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-03-17 15:45 CDTUpdated:2016-05-16 12:46 CDT
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