Don't lose important emails! Here's how to back up Outloook.

When you think of backup or backing up data, the first thing that comes to mind is files. But does that cover everything? The answer can only be a clear no, because something important was forgotten: The emails.

We write countless business emails every day, and some of them are bound to be so important that two months or six months from now we'll still want to look up what was discussed with customer Meier before he placed his last order with the company to date.

Save Outlook

The backup program Langmeier Backup can also assist its customers in this task in the best possible way and back up Outlook emails without any problems. Below is a step by step guide on how to create Outlook backup with Langmeier Backup. Whether you want to backup Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 is not relevant, because the Outlook backup works with all versions without problems.

Backup Outlook data with Langmeier Backup

Click on the Add button in the job.... and select the entry "Email and Internet Favorites" as the source:

Langmeier Backup is not only good at backing up data. It can also easily backup emails and contacts from Outlook. Find all the information here.

The following wizard appears:

Langmeier Backup is not only good at backing up data. It can also easily backup emails and contacts from Outlook. You can find all the information here.

In addition to Outlook backup, you can also backup the following applications:

  • Windows Live Mail / Windows Vista Mail / Outlook Express
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Internet Explorer (Favorites)

Select „Outlook“ here and click „>> Next“:

The Outlook backup contains the following items

  • All email folders (Inbox/Outbox/Sent/Drafted,etc...)
  • Contacts
  • Dates
  • Tasks
  • Notes
  • Journal Entries
  • All self-created folders containing items from the folders specified above
  • .

Note to network administrators: If you are running Outlook in intranet or workgroup mode for corporate networks, please note: Langmeier Backup only backs up the current user's PAB (Personal Address Book) if it is located in the same folder as the Outlook.pst file. Otherwise, please add this file manually to the backup job. Langmeier Backup does not automatically back up the global address book or the data of an Exchange server if you use the Outlook server functions. You can insert the Exchange files manually into the backup job.

  • Programmed VBA modules and forms
  • .

The wizard does not support saving outlook for the following items

  • categories
  • Signatures
  • Rules of the Rules Wizard
  • Outlook Bar
  • Printer settings and page settings

Supported Outlook Versions

Langmeier Backup can backup Outlook data from all versions. The automatic backup setup wizard supports Outlook 97, 2000, 2002 & XP and 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013.


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As you can see from these instructions, which can also be found in Langmeier Backup Help, backing up Outlook emails is no magic. Hopefully you have also noticed that backing up Outlook contacts is also no problem with Langmeier Backup. We are happy to provide our customers with comprehensive support in our backup speciality! If you have not yet done so, you should immediately test Langmeier Backup. Then you can convince yourself for 30 days that backing up Outlook files and all other types of backup work flawlessly with Langmeier Backup.

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