Removing a .pst file from Outlook Desktop App

This article is written for the Outlook Desktop App running on a Windows operating system.

  1. Open Outlook.

  2. In your inbox, click on the File tab in the top left.

    Illustration of File Button

  3. Click Account Settings.

    Illustration of Account Settings icon

  4. In the drop down menu, click Account Settings.

    Illustration of Account Settings menu

  5. In the Account Settings screen, select the Data Files tab.

    Illustration of Data Files Tab on Accounts Settings Screen

  6. Your Outlook Data Files are listed within the Data Files screen. Locate your Outlook Data File and click it once. Now that it is selected, clickRemove.

    Illustration of Data Files Tab

  7. Reassure Microsoft that you would like to remove the Outlook Data File.

    Illustration of MS Dialog box seeking reassurances

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