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SysTools Hotmail Backup

Backup Hotmail Account Emails To PST, MSG, EML, & MBOX File Format

Hotmail Backup


Highlighted Features of Hotmail Backup

  • Backup Hotmail Account Emails to the Local Machine
  • Create Backup & Export Hotmail to PST, MSG, MBOX & EML File Type
  • Internet Connection is Necessary to Backup Data

Note: The tool doesn't save your Hotmail Credentials in any of our database

  • Network Bandwidth can be Throttled as per the Requirement
  • Apply Selective Folder & Date Range of Email Download Filters
  • Installation & Configuration of Microsoft Outlook are Required

Features of SysTools Hotmail Backup Tool in Detail


Backup Hotmail Email Data

Hotmail Backup application creates a local backup copy of your Hotmail account (now,,, The software is built to efficiently save Hotmail email to hard drive & backup each and every email from the available email folders successfully.


Multiple Formats for Backup

The local backup creation of Hotmail account email backup to your computer, is offered in multiple file formats by the software. You can export emails from Hotmail to Outlook PST, EML, MSG and MBOX. The output files can also be imported & used on their supportive email clients.


Pause & Resume Live Backup

There is no need to wait till your account backup completes. The software comes with a pause & resume option, to manage live backup process. You can pause a live backup process in the middle of it and can continue with it later using resume option.


Preserve Partial Backup History

In case the tool shuts down during a email transfer progress, you can run it back from the same point. Hotmail email Backup comes with an option to maintain incomplete backup history. When you restart the tool & log into your account, you can view details of the incomplete backup and resume it.


Email Download Filter Applicable

Before starting the backup process of your Hotmail account data you can apply filters on it to back up desired data only. You can take backup all or selected email folders to your desktop & in addition to that, you can also backup Hotmail emails specific range by providing a "To" & "From" date range.


Live Download Progress Updated

Once you begin the Hotmail email transfer process, software will keep you updated with its live progress details. The progress screen will show you details like; percentage of backup processed, current folder being backed up, direct link of the destination folder path, rate of backup, status, & item count.


Delete After Download Option

The application offers you the option to clear up your account for more email storage. Hotmail Backup tool comes with an option, namely Delete After Download that lets you delete the backed up data from the account after it has been downloaded as a backup.


Email Header Preservation

The email header is completely preserved throughout the backup process. Details of each email header like; To, From, Cc, Bcc, IP details, etc., are kept intact with the software while creating a local backup of your Hotmail account.

Throttle Internet Bandwidth

The internet bandwidth consumption can be regularized according to your necessity. The software comes with an internet bandwidth throttling option using which you can specify the desired amount of internet bandwidth to be used in Kbps or Mbps respectively.

Bandwidth Throttling Time Slot

You can even set a time slot for a specific amount of bandwidth throttling. The time slot option in the Hotmail account backup tool allows you to set a time duration in which specified amount of bandwidth shall be consumed in creating a backup.

Maintain Original Email Status

Original status of emails is maintained by the software while creating account back up. The output file of whichever format is created with emails backed up with their original read/unread status maintained as it is, respectively.

Multiple Languages Supported

The software interface language can be changed as accordingly. The software offers six different languages according to which the interface can be set. English remains as the default language of the software interface which can be changed to German, Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Japanese respectively.

Hotmail Backup Tool Screenshots
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Step 1: Hotmail Backup Tool
Step 2: Choose File Formats
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Step 3: Choose Filter Option
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Step 4: Take Backup of Hotmail Account
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Hotmail Backup Software Specifications
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Size: 15.2 MB Version: 1.1

Trial Limitations

Demo of Hotmail Backup software can export only 100 emails and is valid for 30 days only.

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System Specifications

System Specifications
  • MS Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007 is necessary to Save Hotmail data into PST
  • Hard Disk Space: 15 MB of free hard disk space required
Frequently Asked Question
What is the criteria of entering credentials in such a way that it is not saved in your database or backup tool?
For me sharing my Hotmail account credentials is like making a rod for our back. My manager had asked me not to share my credential with any second person. However, there is an urgent need of creating account backup. Therefore, suggest me a solution by which it is possible for me to backup my account data and save it on my local machine without any security risk

We respect your data security, thus we do not save your Hotmail Credentials through our software in any of our database or server. Checking Remember Credentials checkbox is provided for your ease. It is completely secure to check because it remember password in your copy of Hotmail backup software running in your local machine. This method will not save your credential anywhere within our database and thus you will be able to have a safe and secure way of creating account backup with Hotmail backup tool.

What could be the reason that my backup process keeps on failing?
All the requirements stated by the software are successfully met, but even then, when I backup my account data the output file created is empty. Why is that happening?

The failure of backup creation despite of having all the requirements met could be your simultaneously logged in profile. You are supposed to log out from the respective (Hotmail) account while its backup is being created.

Is Microsoft Outlook installation necessary for backup creation?

Yes, you must have Microsoft Outlook installed as well as configured with a valid/dummy profile to export Hotmail email folders to Outlook. The version of MS Outlook 2013/2010/2007/2003 is supported, but its installation and configuration is necessary (not through Exchange Server).

Do i need to have internet connection during Hotmail account backup?

Yes,the software requires continuous internet connection during backup of your Hotmail ( account. In case the connection fails due to any probably cause during backup, the software will maintain its history and you can resume the backup again from the point it stopped at.

Does the number of emails being backed up effects the software?

No, the software works smoothly regardless of the number of emails you are creating backup for. There is no limit imposed by the software on the number of emails.

What Clients Say

I am quite satisfied with the way this software works. I am a very less technical kind of person and this tool still helped in exporting emails from Hotmail to Outlook 2007! I have got all of my emails downloaded to my PC and cleared up from the online storage.

Daryl Clark, US

Thanks to Hotmail Backup tool, I still got storage space on my account even after using up all of it. Using the Delete after download option, I was able to get lost storage space back on my Hotmail account.

Wendy Rusell, Mexico
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Software Available in Six Languages
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