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How to Create New OLM File in Outlook 2011 Mac – Easiest Way

Published By Mohit Jha
Tej Pratap Shukla
Approved By Tej Pratap Shukla
Published On December 18th, 2021
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If you have loads of data in Outlook Mac and you don’t know how to create new .olm the file then you are at right place. Read the simple stepwise instructions to know how to create new olm file from Mac Outlook 2011.

Step 1: Open Outlook 2011 for Mac on your system.

Step 2: Click on File menu > Click on Export option.

Export OLM File

Step 3: In Export Window, Select Outlook for Mac Data File (.olm) and then select Items of the following types option. Click on the right arrow in the bottom to proceed.

Select Outlook for Mac option

Step 4: Select No, do no deleted items option for keeping all items in Mac Outlook even after Export process get over. Click on right arrow to proceed to a new window.

Select Deleted Items

Step 5: In Save As Field: Give File Name as desired to identify it later.
In Where Field: Give location to save the OLM file. Click on Save button.

Save the Created OLM File

Step 6: The Export process is running, as shown by the progress bar. Wait until the process gets over.

Exporting OLM data

Step 7: Now the Export Process is finished, Click the Done button. New OLM file is created, browse the saving location of OLM file.

Successful Export Process


By Mohit Jha

Mohit is a Microsoft-certified expert who has assisted thousands of clients with Outlook & Microsoft Office 365 issues. He enjoys writing on email clients as well as data migration. He is always excited about giving troubled readers the most up-to-date knowledge, explanation, and refinements.