Microsoft Outlook users are aware about the PST as well as OST files. But, they are not familiar with the term ‘NST’, which is also a storage file in MS Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 & 2007. Therefore, in this blog, we are going to discuss about this .nst file extension of Outlook with its creation, .nst file location, etc. You can also preview data stored within NST File with the help of NST Viewer Tool.
An NST file or .nst file extension is automatically created in Microsoft Outlook 2016, 2013, and all below versions when an individual configures the Office 365 account in Outlook, thereby creating Office 365 .nst file. It is also created when users use an Outlook Connector for IBM Lotus Domino. This file contains all mailboxes like emails, address book, tasks, etc., that a PST or OST file also comprises. The Outlook .nst data file is stored on the local machine where Outlook is configured with an O365 account.
The file gets originated when users have configured their Office 365 account id with Outlook program. Following steps will help one in creating an Office 365 NST file in Outlook 2016 :
The location of NST file format is same as of the OST file path. One can take reference of following steps to learn the Outlook NST file location :
Just above the OST file of your O365 account, you will find the required Office 365 .nst file. The NST file format encountered till now will be in healthy state. But, since this file is saved locally on a machine therefore, there are high chances of the corruption. Therefore, in the upcoming section, we are going to discuss solution on how to fix NST file corruption.
The procedure involves renaming of .nst file extension with .ost and then, browsing this file directly in the SysTools Recovery program. This repairing application will be fixing all corruptions from OST & NST file format and will provide several options to save recovered data. Users can take help of following steps to rename Outlook.nst data file with .ost file extension :
Finally, an OST file is created that you can browse within the Tool as mentioned Below :
Now, Outlook is no more limited up to PST and OST files. There is one more storage file within it i.e., NST. Very few technicians are aware from this file format. Hence, here we have described all details about What is Outlook NST File & Office 365 .nst file of Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 & 2007. Also, we have covered the solution to deal with corrupted NST file Recovery so, that one does not faces any challenge whenever the user has to work with this file.