Office 365 (Outlook 2010) - Importing Locally Stored Emails

This document will provide step-by-step instructions on how to import local folders into Outlook using a Comma Separated Values (.csv) file or Outlook Data File (.pst).

Manually Import your Local Folders

  1. Open Outlook 2010.

    Open Outlook

  2. Click File, Open, Import.

    File, Open, Import

  3. Select the Import from another program or file option, then click Next.

    Import from another program or file

  4. Select the file type to import from:

  5. PST: Click on Browse to select the .PST file to import from. The safest option is to select Allow duplicates to be created. Select Next to proceed.

    Import Outlook Data File

  6. PST: Select the folder you would like to import, then mark the box next to Include subfolders. Select the option Import items into the same folder in:, then select where you would like the imported folders to be located. (To import into a local folder that folder will have to already exist or first be created.) Click Finish to complete the process for importing .PST files.

    Import Outlook Data File

    You have now imported your local folders into Outlook 2010.

  7. CSV: Navigate to the .CSV file you would like to import using the Browse button. In order to ensure nothing is lost, select the Allow duplicates to be created check box, then click Next.

    Import a File

  8. CSV: Select the desired destination folder, then click Next again.

    Import a File

  9. CSV: Make sure the check box is selected for the file being imported. If custom fields needs to be mapped select Map Custom Fields. Otherwise click Finish to complete the import.

    Import a File

    You have now imported your local folder into Outlook 2010.

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Keywords:outlook 2010 import email folders o365 office   Doc ID:39527
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-04-24 14:49 CDTUpdated:2014-09-24 14:49 CDT
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