Backing up


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Backing up

Since Outlook will contain all your business and personal correspondence, contacts, schedule, and stored information, it's crucial to have a solid backup strategy. Outlook stores all its data in your Documents folder in a folder called Microsoft User Data and then in the folder called Office 2011 Identities. All your emails, contacts, and the like are stored as individual files. But be very careful not to touch any of these files and the subfolders. If you try and manage your content here instead of in Outlook itself, you can easily corrupt your data.

But this structure does make it easy to back up. If you are using Time Machine or another backup program, it will be automatic and painless. If you have heard of past concerns with backing of Entourage, rest assured that Outlook does not have the same issues. That was one of the considerations that led Microsoft to develop Outlook for Mac in the first place. If you are using a Microsoft Exchange account, your corporate backup system will t...

Backing up
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Backing up provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Outlook for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Outlook for Mac
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