Wednesday, 16 March 2016

View PST Files Without MS Outlook - A Utility Which Ends Outlook Environment Dependency

Travelling without your lappy?

One of my clients has described his situation when he travels without his laptop what issue he has to face while accessing his own personal folder of emails.

IssueView PST File without MS Outlook

This time I need to travel without my laptop in all the emails are stored in MS Outlook. You might be thinking I could access it from server also, but my mails automatically deleted after downloading from the server. I have stored my Outlook mailbox storage in a pen drive. The source file is in PST format. I need to open the PST file without MS Outlook through which I can read my Outlook mailbox with proper email formatting.

Suggested Solution: There are some viewers available for free of cost. These are the alternative solution to open your PST & read complete mailbox data like emails, attachments, contacts, calendars, journal, notes & task without MS Outlook. Following are some of the Outlook PST Reader:
  • • SysTools PST Viewer
  • • for PST file
I would suggest reading Outlook PST file with SysTools PST Viewer. Let me explain the steps as easy as 1,2,3 ;)

Steps to Read Outlook Mailbox without Outlook

Start the PST Viewer Software & Browse for the PST File from your Pen drive or any other storage location.


Scan your any PST File (ANSI/Unicode) of any Outlook Version 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016


Read the PST file in proper email format without MS Outlook


External attachment could also be access in its next panel


Apart from this you can view other MS Outlook items like contacts, calendars, notes, tasks & journals


Follow the above steps whenever you need to read Outlook PST file.

Note: The above tools is a Freeware.

Conclusion: I generally read my PST files without MS Outlook, therefore I have added this free utility in my toolkit. Whenever you got stuck to check your mail in the absence of MS Outlook just google SysTools PST Viewer. As it also resolves your storage problem of installing bulky mail client environment to open & read PST files.So i suggest yo keep it in your toolkit, it will definitely going to help you.

Some Queries Discussed
Q. When I purchase anything from an e-commerce site, I keep a copy of the mail. I need to print the email.
A. You can upgrade the version of the tool. And the limitation imposed by the tool to only view PST mailboxes get extend to the export facility which enable you to export your Outlook mailbox storage to Adobe PDF File. And PDF would be the better option to print your email.

Q. As I travel on regular basis so if I keep my PST file with me in my memory card. Can I search my emails in its interface same as MS Outlook?
A. Yes, In fact you get more advance search feature in its pro version as compare to MS Outlook.

Q. Would I be able to read my deleted emails from the PST file?
A. Yes, provided you have not deleted it from Deleted Folder also. It can access all the email folder thus deleted folder also, but make sure the emails are not deleted from this folder itself, otherwise it is a case of permanent deletion.


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