Updated on August 26th, 2023
OLM is an Outlook data file format that Mac Outlook uses to store various mail items, such as emails, contacts, notes, and attachments. Mac Outlook can use OLM files for backup, migration, or importing to another system or Mac Outlook profile. However, OLM files created by Mac Outlook cannot be opened in Windows Outlook, Only Windows Outlook can open PST files.
PST files are Outlook data files that can store various mail items such as notes, calendars, and email messages locally on the user’s system. When users want to create emails locally on their PC, they create a .pst file in Outlook.
Below are the listed reasons why users want to convert OLM to Outlook PST
The best 02 methods are available to import OLM to Outlook Windows. Here, we will discuss the top solutions to export OLM to PST i.e. Manual and Professional methods. But a manual method is a time-consuming process and requires more technical skills. Let’s discuss the manual method first.
Before performing this manual method users must keep a backup of their OLM files. The manual method has four steps that are listed below:
Now, let’s discuss them all in detail.
To set up the IMAP Gmail account, follow the below procedure:
To set up Mac Outlook with IMAP Account, follow the below procedure:
This is the final step of this method. In this step, you must synchronize your Outlook client on Windows PC with the same IMAP account you created in Gmail.
Above we explained the step-by-step working of the manual method for How to open OLM files on Windows. But sometimes the user faces problems with the manual method because the manual method is very complicated and dependent upon internet speed.
If the manual method is performed incorrectly, then the OLM file might even get corrupted due to which the chances of data loss increase.
OLM Converter is one of the best and most trusted tools for moving OLM files to PST format without any prior technical expertise. Even if your OLM files get corrupted due to any reason then you can easily import email messages and other data from Mac Outlook to Windows Outlook. It also converts the OLM to CSV, MBOX, EML, etc.
In this article, we have discussed the top two methods to convert OLM to PST. You can opt for any method according to your choice. Additionally, we also discussed the OLM tool which is recommended by professionals to export the OLM files to PST files. I believe that this blog is helpful to you.
Ans. By using the OLM Converter tool you can easily convert multiple OLM files to PST. This tool provides a feature of conversion for single or multiple files, along with this you can also export OLM files to 10+ file formats.
Ans. Yes, this tool can also convert OLM files to PST with attachments. This tool can easily export emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, notes, and mailbox items into other file formats.
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