How to fix OST data files in windows 10?

August 5, 2019

An OST (Offline Storage Table) file is an offline outlook data file. This file allows users to work offline and afterward the file synchronize automatically with exchange server whenever they connect with internet.

In MS Office 365, Exchange, or Outlook.com account, the data is stored in the OST data file. Typically, these data files are truly dependable, yet they can eventually stop working or get damaged. For this reason all outlook version offers a repair tool to regenerate the ost file automatically.

Here we will discuss about the steps to repair corrupted data file and how we can recover missing items from your inbox?

How to repair OST file?

  1. Make sure the email app is closed
  2. Open Control Panel
  3. Select User Accounts
  4. Click on the Mail option.
  5. In the Mail Setup screen, click on the Show Profiles button
  6. Select the profile with the you want to fix and click on the Properties button
  7. Click on the Email Accounts button
  8. In the account settings screen, select the Data Files tab
  9. Select the account and click on the Open File Location button
  10. Delete the damaged OST file
  11. Close all open screens

Finally, open the desktop version of MS outlook again to recreate the OST file.