PST) | Finishing Touches | Signatures & Stationery Leave on Server issues | Links If you use POP3 or have archives or local PST files in your profile, you'll need to move them to the new computer.It's not necessary to move data files used for IMAP email, Outlook.com, or Exchange mailbox as the mail (and calendar and contacts for and Exchange) are stored on the mail server.In this folder you'll have the NK2 (autocomplete nickname file, Outlook 2007), or autocomplete stream files (Outlook 2013/2016), SRS (send and receive settings), XML (navigation pane and account configuration), outlprnt (printer configuration) and OTM (VBA project files).If you are using macros, you'll need to move the VBA file.This page covers the steps necessary to move Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, or Outlook 2016 to a new computer running Windows 7, 8, or 10.This page is an update to our page at Moving Outlook to a New Computer, which covers moving Outlook 2003 or 2007 from Windows XP to Windows 7 (or above).
You can also choose the option to Show hidden files and folders, although its not necessary since we are in the hidden folders.
If you have Outlook items in the 'This computer only' folders, you'll need to export the Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks (and Notes) from these folders to a *file to use them on the new computer. In most cases, they will be in the default location Outlook uses.
In Outlook 2010 (and up), the default location for *files used for POP3 or for calendar and contacts is in Documents\Outlook Files.
Show Hidden Files If you have Windows configured to hide extensions, enable File name extensions on Window Explorer's View ribbon.
In Windows 7, show file name extensions on the Organize, Folder and Search Options, View tab.