Exchange - Manually Import from an .OLM File in Outlook 2011

Last Updated: 05/06/2014
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If you had to remove your account profile and no longer have access to previously archived folders, you will need to import the file back into Outlook to gain access to the files again.

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):
  • MAC

Step 1

Open Microsoft Outlook. Select the Tools tab.

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Step 2

Select Import.

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Step 3

Select Outlook Data file (.pst or .olm).

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Step 4

Choose the type of file you are trying to import either .olm or .pst.

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Step 5

Navigate to and choose the archived .olm or .pst file you want to access. Then, click OK.

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Step 6

Wait while Outlook imports your data.

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Step 7

Click Done.

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Step 8

The folder should now be available from the Mail window.

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