Is your Outlook mailbox full? You want to clean the access storage so go for this blog where you will find possible methods to keep your Outlook mailbox smaller and to work with full ease.
Outlook is one of the commonly used email clients. It has several features that attract users but it also has the downside that Outlook has some storage limitations and when the storage limit exceeds, it becomes difficult for the users to work with PST file and to manage it. PST file has limitations for data storage (20 GB for Outlook 2007 & 2003 and 50 GB for Outlook 2010, 2013 & above versions)
Let us discuss with the solutions and the best way to reduce the size of mailbox of MS Outlook but prior to this, understand the problem & its consequences more clearly.
Oversize PST file means enormous mailbox size of Outlook which creates problem for users like Outlook crashing, hanging, freezing etc. Even the user can lose their data.
Due to the large size PST file, problems will arise like –
Method 1. Archive old emails of Outlook
You can simply move old emails of Outlook by Archive feature of MS Outlook. For this, open your Outlook application and follow the steps –
Method 2. Compact Now
This method is also used to reduce PST file size. For this, below are the steps –
Method 3. Mailbox Clean Up Tools
Note: Manual solutions are good ways but are associated with some limitations.
Time-consuming – Manual methods take more time plus it cannot be handled without technical skills. Novice users find difficulty in handling manual solutions.
Data loss issues – If the manual methods are not executed with proper attention there may be chances that users may lose their data.
Method 4. Professional Tool
Softaken Compress PST Tool is an expert solution that deals with large PST files without any losses. The tool deals with every size PST file and is a trusted solution taking a short time period. No harm to the files will be made with this application. You can compress multiple PST files at a time using the application.
Reducing large size mailbox is quite tough for users but with the above solutions, a user can easily reduce Outlook data file size. In the above article, manual solutions and automated solution are given for users to work in a secure and risk-free manner.