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Easy Methods of EML to PST Conversion Procedure

Debasmita ~ Modified: 13-Dec-2021 ~ EML File Management ~ 6 Minutes Reading

Introduction: This blog explains everything about how to convert EML to PST in brief. Read complete blog and stay tuned with us to know more about this method.

As we know that there are many users who were searching solution for this method. Let’s have a look on what is EML and PST file first.

EML file is an individual email message file which stores all the information present in a single email. It contains the email content, sender information, recipient information, date of the message, etc. The size of these files is small as it stores only single email message.

A PST file (Personal Storage Table) is the Outlook data file which stores the complete mailbox information. PST file has more advantage than EML file as it can store information equal to hundreds of EML files. This reason is sufficient to export the EML files to PST file format.

Apart from this there are many other reasons as well due to which users have to perform this conversion task.

What is the Need to Convert EML to PST File – Reasons 

  • If a user is facing errors in accessing the entire EML data, then there is a need to export all the EML files to use it in Microsoft Outlook email service provider.
  • Due to the corruption issues in EML files, user have to convert it into PST format.
  • We know that Microsoft Outlook is considered as one of the most secure email clients. It also offers some amazing features for its users.
  • If the configured account is deleted, users will have to export EML to Outlook PST.

What are the Methods of Converting EML files to PST Format?

There are two methods of performing this task. Have a look on them:

  1. Professional Solution
  2. Non – professional Solution

Automated solution for Exporting EML to PST File – Direct Approach


Syskare EML to PST Converter is the most reliable and has been solving the user’s problem very smoothly from long time. Non – professional users will not face any hassle at the time of using this software. There is a batch mode option available, if users want to export the multiple EML files in bulk, then they can do so in PST format.

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The best thing about this application is it can be used by both the professional as well as home users without any trouble. Without compromising on any sort of security or quality users can complete this process to perform the task easily.

High speed and smooth user experience are also features of this program. This software helps to protect the sensitive data from various threat exposure and from data breaches as well.


How to Convert the EML files to PST Format – Working Steps

User have to follow few steps for completing this task without facing any hassle:

  1. First, install and run EML to PST Converter on your Windows Machine.
    install eml to pst converter
  2. Then, click on the Select files or Select folder option for uploading EML files.
    select required saving option
  3. Thereafter, choose PST as file saving option from the given drop list and click on next.
    select pst file saving option
  4. Then, user can select destination path for saving the final output data and then click on convert button.
    browse destination
  5. Finally, after completion of the task, tool will automatically open the destination path so that user can easily obtain the resultant PST files.final resultant data

Non – Professional Solution for performing the conversion task

There are few manual solutions available for the user for accomplishing how to convert EML to PST task. Let’s have a look on some of them:


  1. Drag and drop EML Files

This manual method requires outlook installation in the system. This method is suitable when user have to convert only few EML files. As user need to save the EML files at a separate location in their system. Follow the below – mentioned steps for performing this task:

  • First, open Microsoft Outlook in your system.
  • After that, go to the location where EML files are saved.
  • Then, select the desired EML files that you want to export.
  • Now, click on the files and hold.
  • Move the cursor and place it in the inbox of Microsoft Outlook and release the hold.
  • Finally, it will move the EML files into Outlook by converting them into PST format.
  1. Migrate EML files through Outlook Express

User can convert EML files in to PST file for Outlook by using Outlook Express. User have to drag the EML files in the Outlook Express. It will configure the EML files with Outlook Express. Now, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • First, run Microsoft Outlook in your system as administrator.
  • Then, click on the File tab and select the Open and Export.
  • Now, choose the Import/Export option from the list.
  • After that, select Import Internal Mail and Addresses and then Outlook Express.
  • Finally, select the Next button and then click on the Finish button to export EML files to Outlook.

These are the most common Manual procedures to migrate EML to Outlook data files. These methods are helpful in some cases. But still, they are not suitable in every case as they have multiple drawbacks.

What are the drawbacks of using Manual Solutions?

  • These methods are complicated and difficult for novice users.
  • It is time-consuming as user can only migrate a limited number of emails at a time.
  • The risk of corruption of files or data loss is high in these methods.
  • The above procedure can change with every update of Microsoft Outlook.

Because of all these above drawbacks, the manual steps are not suitable for everyone. Therefore, user need a more advanced solution for the conversion process.

Final Words

In the above blog post we have briefly described how to convert EML to PST. It will guide you in solving all the issues related to this query. Multiple users are facing issues in solving this query. Therefore, this blog explains all the methods of performing this task. Go through all the methods and get rid of this issue in best possible manner.

We hope after reading this blog user will not left with any query related to this issue.

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By Debasmita

Being a Technical Content Writer, it is my duty to provide solutions regarding new technologies to the users. I have over 5 years of experience in resolving the issues encountered by the users while working with various technologies. It is my aim to provide simple solutions through my blogs, so that they can overcome their challenges easily.

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