This page contains explains how to create personal folders in Outlook.
Best Practices and Uses
Personal Folders are files that Microsoft Outlook uses to store emails locally on a computer. If a user is approaching the size limit for emails stored on the Exchange server, Personal Folders are a perfect way to reduce the size of the mailbox while retaining those emails.
Personal Folders are files in PST format saved locally on a computer's hard drive. Therefore, the information in Personal Folders is not available through webmail, and this information is also liable to be lost in the event of a computer crash. Make sure to backup this data on a regular basis.
How to Guides
- Creating Personal Folders in Outlook 2003
- Creating Personal Folders in Outlook 2007
- Moving Items to Personal Folders
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