How to Restore a Removed Outlook Account

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most used mail-clients. Despite all the improvements to Outlook over the years, adding accounts to Outlook still can be a little bit complicated. If you've recently accidentally removed an Outlook account, you want to restore it rather than go through all the steps to add it again. Luckily, restoring a removed Outlook account is actually quite easy and only requires following a specific procedure.

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Double-click the \"Computer\" icon on your Desktop. Navigate to \"C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook.\" Copy down the exact name of your .pst file as you'll need it in a later step. The name is normally \"Outlook.pst\" but may be a slight variation of this.

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Click \"Start > Programs > Microsoft Office > Outlook\" to open Outlook.

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Click the \"File\" button located at the top left of the screen and select \"Import And Export.\"

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Click \"Import from another program or file.\" Click \"Next.\"

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Click \"Personal Folder File (.pst).\" Click \"Next.\"

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Type in \"C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\Outlook.pst\". Change \"yourusername\" to your actual username and \"Outlook.pst\" to the name of your .pst file. Click \"Next.\"

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Select top of the hierarchy to import the entire file. Click \"Finish.\" Your removed Outlook account will now be restored.