Summary: User can import EDB file into Outlook, first by converting the entire Exchange database file to PST and then access the .edb file in MS Outlook by importing the PST file. This write-up will guide users by providing the professional solution which helps users to convert public and private EDB file in batch and method to import Exchange database file to Outlook.
Microsoft Outlook is widely used by millions of users around the world. It helps them to organize emails in their own way and many users find this useful because not everyone works the same way. Other then this there are other benefits to use MS Outlook i.e. Users can access offline email, schedule meeting rooms, mail tip, sharing and delegating calendars, etc.. That’s why they want to import EDB file to Outlook.
This process can be done in two solutions which are described below:
Solution 1: Convert Exchange EDB file to PST
Solution 2: Import PST file to Microsoft Outlook
When the process is complete users can access the Exchange database file. To convert .edb file to PST user can use the professional tool i.e. Exchange EDB file converter provided SysTools. Before heading towards an automated approach let’s discuss why the manual method is not used here, which also converts Exchange mailbox to Outlook data file.
Why Manual Approach Are Not Required?
The EAC and Exchange Management Shell is used as the manual method.
First, users should have proper technical skills and knowledge to work on Exchange PowerShell cmdlet.
Second, this solution does not work properly with unhealthy/corrupted/damaged Exhange mailboxes
Third, there is a risk of loss of data while exporting EDB mailbox to Outlook data file
Forth, the New-MailboxExportRequest cmdlet only export one mailbox at a time
Exchange Admin Center convert only individual mailbox and one has to perform the process multiple time until all mailboxes are converted. So, this is also a very prolonged process to do it.
That’s why the professional solution is best suited for this operation and after that, they can easily import EDB file into Outlook.
Automated Method to Convert Microsoft Exchange Database File to PST
Exchange EDB Converter tool is designed and developed with an advanced level algorithm that helps users to convert multiple public and private EDB files of any size to PST. Then users can import EDB file into Outlook. Also, this utility creates by default UNICODE PST file.
The software load Offline/Dismounted Exchange database files and converts mailboxes such as: archive, legacy, disconnected, shared, users, and data items like – notes, emails, journals, contacts, calendars, task to PST, and various file formats: HTML, EML, PDF, MBOX, MSG.
This tool provides scan mode options such as Quick and Advance scan which removes corruption from the EDB file. Depending on the level of corruption user can select the option. It easily perform Exchange Mailbox Recovery of all versions without data loss. Also, the Advance scan recovers purged data items and mailboxes from a loaded Exchange database files.
After conversion, the tool auto-creates the Export Report in CSV file format. It helps users to check the status of success and fail count of convert Exchange mailbox into the selected file formats.
Key Features Of Professional Software
- Supports the EDB and STM file
- Preview MS Exchange mailbox data items
- Maintain actual folder hierarchy and keep metadata intact
- Extract Exchange EDB to PST Outlook and multiple file format
- Split Outlook data file by size (MB or GB) using PST split option
- Convert EDB mailbox of a certain period using the Date filter option
- Provide remove encryption option (SMIME/OpenPGP) in bulk from Exchange Mailboxes
- Compatible with all versions of Microsoft Exchange Server, Outlook and Windows OS
Step by Step Solution to Convert EDB File to PST
Step 1: Download > Install > Run the automated software
Step 2: Click Add File > Load offline/Dismounted public and private EDB file > Click Add
Step 3: Preview private and public Exchange database file, mailbox or data items > Click Export
Step 4: Select Private and Public EDB file > Click PST > Click Browse to set target location > Click Export
Step 5: Finally, the Exchange database file is successfully converted into PST
How to Import EDB File Into Outlook?
Step 1: Open Microsoft Outlook, select file > Click on Import/Export option
Step 2: Click on selected option > Click Next
Step 3: Select Outlook Data File > Click Next
Step 4: Browse PST file > Click Next
Step 5: Select “Include Subfolders checkbox” > Select the “import item into the current folder” radio button > Click Finish
Step 6: Finally, the Exchange database file is imported into MS Outlook
Bringing It All Together
In this write-up, we have provided the completed information to import EDB file into Outlook. Now users can recovers the corrupted EDB file and convert multiple private and public Exchange database files to PST and different file formats without losing single bit of data. After that users can easily import the EDB file into Microsoft Outlook without any hassle.