Why does Outlook 2013 create ost files? Tags: Outlook Apps Last response: May 9, 2013 8:01 PM in Apps General Discussion Share jss2020 May 9, 2013 7:15:46 PM Earlier versions of Outlook used to create pst files but Outlook 2013 is creating ost files instead. Is that how it is supposed to be? Thanks! More about : outlook 2013 create ost files unksol May 9, 2013 7:24:42 PM If that's what it's doing clearly that's what it's supposed to do. www.lmgtfy.com/?q=outlook+ost+file+ m 0 l jss2020 May 9, 2013 8:01:44 PM From what I have read, POP3, IMAP and web-based accounts should create pst files and not ost files. I am not using a Microsoft Exchange Server account which is supposed to create ost files. Let me rephrase my question: how can one create pst files when adding email accounts in Outlook 2013? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Outlook 2013 needs more authorizations as the ones described above. With such an account it is impossible i.e. to create conta solution Outlook 2013 Converstation preview does not show my last reply solution SolvedDoes a ReadyCache SSD Create a physical copy of the files? solution Outlook 2013 can't export pst files solution SolvedDoes backing up files, and then restoring them create a bootable disk? solution SolvedWhy would a usb drive create duplicate files and lock them??? Forum Outlook 2013 Export to CSV File Drops Letters solution Creating "advanced" .exe files. edit: (11/10/2013) found out an answer after a month of researching Forum Why does MS office 2013 cost so much more for disks? solution why does my laptop start loading files when i turn it on site:www.tomshardware.com solution SolvedWhy is my USB drive creating "duplicate files"? solution SolvedWhy does Steam install files where I don't want it to? Forum Why does my outlook program tell me out of memory when I click on TO: Forum Windows 7 why does it now download for outlook express Forum Why does windows vista not allow me to create a restore point Forum Why does the create bootale disk not work in w 7 / Forum Why does Outlook insist on opening word documents in Word Starter (whatever that Forum SolvedWhy does my windows 7 have program files and (x86) program files? Forum Why can't I see my Outlook Archive files Forum Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." solution More resources !