Tuesday, 25 July 2017

FAQs:How to Fix Common Issues in MS Outlook

Posted by Neil Cool

FAQs:How to Fix Common Issues in MS Outlook

The post explains the common MS Outlook issues that users encounter on a frequent basis and provides first aid solutions to all such problems. In addition, it suggests an alternative solution that is effective if any of the manual methods leads to data loss.
Microsoft Outlook, the most popular email client, is used worldwide for many reasons that include interactivity, reliability, accuracy, and efficiency.It is, undoubtedly, the most easy-to-operate application that is beneficial for all kind of users, even those with a little awareness.
Although the app offers a smooth emailing experience, it also includes some common issues such as start-up issues, freezing up, inappropriate functioning, profile problems, send or receive errors, PST inaccessibility, and much more. The main cause behind all these errors is the corruption that occurs either with the application or with the PST data itself.
How to Fix Common Issues in MS Outlook
How to Fix Common Issues in MS Outlook

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Monday, 24 July 2017

What is OST File and How to Locate OST File in Outlook 2016|13|10|07

Posted by Daniel Jones

Technical Overview: MS Outlook

Microsoft Outlook the most considered email client used to access Microsoft Exchange Server email, it not only provides Microsoft Outlook access to Exchange server email, but it also includes contact, calendaring and task management functionality. Companies can also access Outlook with Microsoft Share Point platform to share documents, project notes, send reminders and much more. It is used as a stand-alone application. It is written in C++ language. It works on Microsoft windows platform.

General Trivia: Offline Outlook Data File(.ost)

When one uses MS Exchange account, all emails, calendars, and other material is delivered and saved on the server. One can even configure MS Outlook to make and save replica of data on system in OST file. While doing this one is subjected to use Cache Exchange Mode in offline mode. The .ost files are always sync with Exchange computer when a connection is available.

Offline folders are basically the copy of files found in mailbox on system that are having MS Exchange. It becomes easy to take folder from the location present on the server, work with matter of file when not connected to network. The moment one is connected again, update file and its respective server folder to make the matter look alike. It is termed as synchronizing files and folders.

One can even add, delete, and modify content of an offline file. One can send messages included in offline Outbox. Also one can preview matter of the offline public files. In addition to it, all new messages are kept in Inbox present on server, and even other people may add, delete, and modify content in public folders. One is unaware of these changes until you synchronize on the server.

The synchronized information comprises of following:

  • Headers: Header is a descriptive item only on the emails. It provides information like name of sender, subject of the email, time and size of message.
  • Full items: Full item comprises of header, body of message, and attachments, e.g. embedded objects, pictures and many more.

Outlook Offline Files Storage Location

OST files are sync with matter present on the server that has Exchange. The data remains in the Exchange server. One can easily create another .ost file on system without having backup of earlier file.

  • Windows 7 and Windows Vista drive: \user\AppData\Microsoft\Outlook
  • Windows XP drive: \ Documents and settings\User\Local Settings\Application\Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Create OST Files in Different Windows Platform

A) For Microsoft Outlook 2016/ 2013/ 2010

  • Open File tab present on the ribbon >> Click Info
  • Opt for the Account Settings >> Select MS Exchange
  • Double click on MS Exchange >> Hit More settings
  • Select Advance tab >> Choose Outlook Data File Setting // for Outlook 2013
  • In the file box, Give path >> Click ok >> Save files

B) For Microsoft Outlook 2007

  • Open Tools Menu >> Account Settings
  • Open MS Exchange >> double click Exchange
  • Opt for More Settings >> Advance tab settings
  • Click Offline OST files >> Give path to OST file
  • Click on OK button >> Save Offline Storage file

Note: By default, the OST files are saved as OST only. But, if the files exist previously type a new name. Users would even get the message like 'path' xyz.ost not found. Will you like to create it again? Click on OK option for this.

C) For Outlook 2002 and 2003

  • Select the Tools menu and click on E-mail account
  • Opt for view and change the existing Mail account, click Next
  • Process all the emails in Outlook as orderbox >> MS Exchange Server
  • Opt for Exchange Server >> Change button >> More Settings >> Advance tab
  • Click on OST file settings >> in filebox type path as .ost >> click OK and save

Users Enquiry Section

“I am using Outlook from ages. Few days back, my Outlook OST data file got corrupted accidentally and the all mails vanished from the OST files. I had very important work in those file. I tried to repair Outlook OST files manually, but it was of no use. Is there any automated solution to repair Offline data file (.ost) ? Moreover, I want to check whether every email is recovered or not. So, is there any way to proceed? Please suggest.”

Yes, if you want to repair Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 OST file, then use OST Recovery is the best suited approach for it. Using the tool, you can easily free preview OST file’s data like mails, address books, to-do lists etc. as it even offers users with an option to convert OST file into PST format. It does not impose any restrictions on the file size in terms of recovering offline OST files. The tool is robust enough, that it maintains the meta-data of the files like read/unread status, message dates, etc. The software is compatible with all the versions of Outlook and Windows.

Summing it Up

The write-up solely tells the users regarding Outlook OST files, different methods to build the OST files in Outlook. The users should try the manual method to recover the data from OST file but it is not that easy and if problem persists, then our OST Recovery tool is the best suited approach to resolve the corruption related issues in OST files.

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Thursday, 20 July 2017

Recover Deleted Contacts From OST File Manually or Automatically

Posted by Daniel Jones

“I have accidentally deleted few of my contacts from an OST file and now, I have no idea that how can I recover deleted contacts from OST file. So, can anybody help me & please suggest me some way out to retrieve contacts from OST file free?"

Sometimes, many users find some contacts that were not useful for them and at that moment they get deleted all unnecessary contacts from an Outlook profile. Deleted contacts went to the trash folder in MS Outlook until that folder seems to be empty so that the users want to recover Outlook contacts from .ost file that were deleted by mistake. But, in case, if those contacts are also eliminated from the trash folder then, how to recover them from the offline OST file. Therefore, in the following section, we are going to discuss different approaches that will helpful for all users who want to retrieve their important contacts from an OST file that was permanently deleted.

Two Ways to Recover Deleted Contacts From OST File

There is a technique available to recover Outlook contacts from .ost file based on either permanently deleted or temporarily deleted contacts. If each contact is deleted temporarily then, the manual method could be used to retrieve deleted contacts from OST file, but in case, if they are permanently deleted then, users have to opt an automated solution to recover permanently deleted contacts from OST file.

Approach#1: Recover Outlook Contacts From .ost File Manually

There are following steps to be followed to retrieve contacts from OST free using the manual way:

  • Step 1: First, you have to Open MS Outlook on your system and go to the Deleted Items folder.
  • Step 2: Then, choose offline OST contacts that you want to restore from the deleted items folder.
  • Step 3: Now, click- right on the selected contact and select the Move option from a context menu, then, choose another folder tab.
  • Step 4: The Move Items window will appear on the screen. With this wizard, you can navigate the OST data where you wish to save all recovered deleted contacts. Choose contacts from the given list of items, and press OK button.
  • Step 5: After that, you will observe that your selected contacts have disappeared from the Deleted Items folder of MS Outlook and move it back to the original location. Finally, you will capable to recover deleted contacts from OST file successfully.

Drawbacks of Manual Approach

The above-stated solution to retrieve contacts from OST File is not a perfect solution because many users want to recover a large amount of data. This manual approach is very complex, lengthy process which requires lots of time to recover Outlook contacts from .ost file. This method is only applicable to regain temporarily deleted contacts from an OST folder. But, this approach is not applicable when a user wants to retrieve permanently deleted contacts.

Approach#2: Recover Deleted Contacts From OST File Automatically

To overcome all such limitations of the manual approach, so many users prefer to use an automated solution named as OST Recovery Tool which permit users to recover Outlook contacts from .ost file without any kind of data loss. There are multiple unique features provided by this recovery solution and all these features are very beneficial while retrieving data from an offline OST file.

Benefits of OST Recovery tool

There are numerous features which helps the user in restoring Outlook contacts from OST file type. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • It helps to view all OST items i.e. contacts, messages, calendars, etc.
  • It can also recover permanently deleted emails from offline OST files
  • It allows to export selective folders or data items by applying date filter option
  • It also helps to repair data with both minor as well as major level of corruption
  • Supported by all Windows version including Windows 10 and all previous version

Final Words

The main aim of this blog has been focused to discuss all solutions that helps to recover deleted contacts from OST file. However, in this blog, we have explained two approaches for recovering Outlook contacts from .ost file manually and automatically. Even a user can use this manual solution for recovery of deleted contacts but it is only helpful to regain the temporarily deleted contacts. It is always recommended to go for the commercial alternative because OST recovery software allows to retrieve deleted contacts from offline OST file.

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Download ShowBox for PC by Using the YouWave Android Emulator

Posted by Neil Cool

Download ShowBox for PC by Using the YouWave Android Emulator

 ShowBox APK: We have been convinced greatly with Showbox app which offers one of the finest video streaming services in our day-to-day lives. It gives a user-friendly interface, which is somehow very much appreciated even by the ‘not-so-tech-savvy’ folks. ShowBox is not only a streaming app but is a bundle of all new and updated contents (videos, movies, and TV shows); thereby offering you with world class entertainment. In this article, we are going to write about installing Showbox for PC by using an Android Emulator.

Download ShowBox for PC by Using the YouWave Android Emulator
Download ShowBox for PC by Using the YouWave Android Emulator

Android Emulator: What is it and how can it give access to APK apps?
An Android emulator is basically a way of mimicking Android-based files, to make them think that they are running on an Android platform. With the help of Android Emulator, you would get the license of using the ShowBox apk app on your Windows devices, be it desktop or laptop. On this note, let me remind you of something really important out here. You get the opportunity in choosing the best Android emulator that is available in the market. But choose wisely as every Android emulator doesn’t have a tag of protecting your device. We recommend three of them, out of which we will be giving a step-by-step guide on only one. So proceeding further with the three of the most popular Android emulator are BlueStacks Android emulator, Andy Android emulator and the last is the YouWave Android Emulator. Here we will be guiding you in installing ShowBox for PC using the YouWave Android Emulator.

How to download ShowBox for PC by using the YouWave Android Emulator?
Mentioned below are the key specs that will guide you to download the ShowBox for PC or laptop. Check the step-by-step guideline carefully.

Step 1: First you need to download the YouWave Android Emulator by visiting the official site from the Internet. It comes in two versions; one is absolutely for free of cost while the other is the premium version. What we recommend you is to use the premium version, as it would not direct you to any annoying and pesky ads, thereby making the version completely ad free.

Step 2: Now in the second step, install the Android emulator just by clicking on the YouWave installer file that you have just downloaded earlier.

Step 3: After you have installed the Android emulator, now comes the important part. Download the ShowBox for PC on your Windows devices, from the link through the Internet. Then you have to launch the Android emulator on your Windows PCs or laptops.

Step 4: Visit the downloaded folder on your Windows devices and right click on the ShowBox APK file in order to click the ‘Open With’ option, and then open the APK file with the YouWave Android Emulator.

Step 5: You will witness the emulator to automatically launching the ShowBox app. Finally when the app is installed on your Windows devices, enjoy the services provided by ShowBox via this brilliant Android emulator, the YouWave emulator.

Wrap Up: Now that we have given you the complete list of downloading and then installing the ShowBox APK app, enjoy the services provided by it by watching the most popular TV shows and movies without spending even a penny!

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