Change the Location of Outlook OST File

How to move Outlook.ost and Outlook0.ost to another location?

– Click Tools –> E-mail Accounts –> Next –> select your Exchange account

– Click Change –> More Settings –> select the Advanced tab.

– Unchecke “Use Chached Exchange Mode” –> then click OK –> answer the prompt that told your settings would take effect the next time you start Outlook –> click Next –> then Finish.

– Close Outlook

– Open the Mail applet in Control Panel –> Click E-mail Accounts –> again select your Exchange account –> click Change –> More Settings –> Advanced.

– Click “Offline Folder File Settings” –> “Disable Offline Use” –> OK –> OK –> Next.

– Reclick More Settings –> Advanced –> “Offline Folder File Settings”.

– Enter a new OST path. click OK

– Rechecked “Use Cached Exchange Mode” –> click OK –> Next –> Finish.

When I restarted Outlook, receiv a brief popup stating that Outlook was preparing for first time use.
When it finished opening, I was back in cached Exchange mode and my OST was in the new location.

Credits: Brian Tillman

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