Outlook backup tool

Status
Not open for further replies.

Lex

Member
The search didn't come up with a satisfying result so I decided to start a thread. I would like to know if anyone can recommend a reliable Outlook backup tool, I don't use pst-files to backup my mails, it's hard to explain why I'm not using them, I'd rather say that I'm simply not feeling comfortable with it. I've read quite often something about a tool called the lookeen backup manager, anyone heard of that before? It seems to be quite expensive but is it also worth the money?
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
So you are looking for an archive tool that saves messages in a different format, like PDF or HTML? If you can justify Acrobat, the package feature is great for making universal archives of email. Otherwise, see http://www.slipstick.com/mail1/savefs.asp for tools that can save to other formats.
 

Lex

Member
Hello Diane




Thanks for your quick answer but I'm afraid I think I haven't made myself clear. The format in which the messages are saved isn't that important, I want a reliable backup tool and PST-files are just not the appropriate way for me, it's just that I like regular backups which are made automatically. I would also like to back up the favorites of my Mozilla Firefox browser without exporting them.
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
So you want to save the messages in a universal format, such as pdf or html?




If you have Acrobat, they have a great "package" utility that saves the mail as pdf's - search able and includes (printable) attachments. If not, there are utiliites available or you could use a macro. See http://www.slipstick.com/addins/housekeeping.asp for utiltiies. Outlookcode.com may have a macro. The addins (or a macro) would also be able to save as msg format.
 

Bene

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2010 64 bit
Email Account
POP3
Dear Lex,

I'm using this Lookeen Backup Manager and I am quite satisfied with it. Ok it is not for free, but you have it for a lifetime and it is a big help, especially the automatic backup setting.

So if you ask me I would recommend you to use it, but this is just my opinion. But there is also a free trial available, so you can try it and then afterwards decide if it is something for you.

I hope I've helped you a little bit.

Greetz Bene
 

Wacker

Member
Outlook version
Email Account
POP3
@Bene:

Did you mean this tool with Lookeen Backup Manager? Link

I want to try it but I'm not sure if I have the correct link..
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
L Restoring Outlook from backup pst file Using Outlook 1
A Backup Email Accounts On OutLook For Mac 2016 (Microsoft 365 subscription version) Using Outlook 0
L Restoring Outlook from backup of OST Using Outlook 5
T Need to backup outlook.com to cloud storage, without desktop software - Testing UpSafe. Are there any similar services? Using Outlook.com accounts in Outlook 8
M Outlook Backup help needed ASAP Using Outlook 2
S Is it possible to backup Outlook.com/Outlook 2013 Email & Calendar info? Using Outlook.com accounts in Outlook 3
C Password for backup of Outlook Using Outlook 1
V Outlook Data File (PST) - Auto Backup Solution Using Outlook 3
B importing Outlook from a backup on an external hard drive Using Outlook 5
T Using Outlook 2010 in Outlook2003 as backup ? Using Outlook 21
D Outlook 2010 .pst file backup Using Outlook 2
R What to backup before removing Outlook 2010? Using Outlook 4
E Disappointed in Outlook 2007, backup, restore, synch Using Outlook 5
R How to backup contacts in Outlook 2010 as business cards Using Outlook 1
E Outlook 2007 backup and restore function Using Outlook 2
M Backup Outlook Data File BCM (Business Contact Manager) 2
kburrows Outlook 365 - Ribbon Customizations Disappear Using Outlook 0
D Wishlist How to use 'app password' in Outlook 2003 after Google pulled plug on "less secure apps" Using Outlook 1
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Kernel Outlook .pst viewer Using Outlook 3
L Outlook 365 Outlook not working on linux how to solve it Using Outlook.com accounts in Outlook 0
T Outlook 2019 Using Gmail aliases in Outlook Using Outlook 6
S Activities in Outlook Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
S ios outlook Using Outlook.com accounts in Outlook 0
W Transfer Outlook 2016 autocomplete file to Outlook 2007 Using Outlook 1
V iCloud calendar problems, Outlook shuts down immediately Using Outlook 2
S Outlook Macro for [Date][Subject] Using Outlook 1
E Outlook - Macro - send list of Tasks which are not finished Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
E Outlook - eliminate same adresses from to, and bc line Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
R How to force Outlook to use plain text in notes for Contacts? Using Outlook 1
G Outlook Express (DBX) to Outlook (PST) Conversion Software Wanted Using Outlook 1
J Outlook 2016 Can't display some embedded HTML images in Outlook 2016 Using Outlook 2
J Outlook EAS protocol version Using Outlook 1
N Outlook 2021 'Run Script" Rules? Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
C Why does Outlook (desktop) 365 for Windows keep making me input my passwords? Using Outlook 8
P Comcast IMAP broken but their second level support said to call "the Outlook company" Using Outlook 4
bdsermons Outlook 365 command button in outlook form Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
B iCloud telling me my Outlook is not supported Using Outlook 2
cheapfaremart Which outlook version is best? Using Outlook 0
T Outlook 2021 Cannot open attachments Outlook DeskTop 2021 Using Outlook 0
M Outlook settings will not accept a password Using Outlook 9
C Outlook FROM ADDRESS -Outlook.com and Android Using Outlook 1
E Outlook 365 Outlook/VBA Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 11
O How to find and replace a word in Outlook-Agenda-Subject and Message? Using Outlook 0
gproston Why doesn't Outlook remember indexing? Using Outlook 1
X Open Hyperlinks in an Outlook Email Message (Help with Diane's solution) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
J Outlook 2003 .pst Will Not Restore Completely to Outlook 2019 Using Outlook 5
R Outlook Logging Using Outlook 6
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Email notifications changed with Outlook 2021 Using Outlook 8
Y Disable Microsoft Outlook Test Message Using Outlook 5
J Outlook 365 Outlook 2016/365 Contacts Lose Info when Favorited to the To-Do Bar Using Outlook 2

Similar threads

Top