How to Remove Password From Outlook 2010, 2013, 2016?

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It’s always been my view that if you have a good habit to key guard your Outlook PST files with a password then you are a smart person. Despite if you allow sharing your PC or workstation with multiple users. Later when you set a password to your Outlook Personal Storage Table archive, you’ll be provoked to insert it every time you want to Access Outlook application. After you enter the password key, all the data of your PST file will become available to you.

But sometimes the password you used to protect the Outlook files is no longer available with you, either you forget it or someone else changed it without your concern. So in this paper, I will tell you how to remove password from Outlook 2016/2013/2010.

How to Add New Password to Outlook PST Files?

Microsoft Outlook application is suggested due to its manageable usage and simple interface. The characteristics offered by this email client are innovative and gives its user a couple of opportunities apart from transferring emails. The password key protection is the new the prerogatives offered from the list of features that allow an MS Outlook user to protect their PST file from undesired access.

If your Outlook PST files are encrypted then it gives a trustworthy and improved secrecy level to your Outlook data. Means, a person without having credentials and authority to open your Outlook will not have the rights to open a password protected PST file without your concern.

  • Open your Outlook application 2010/2013/2016 and active your left pane. Right-click on your email account and hit the Data File Properties option.
  • Inside the Properties dialog box, selects the General tab and click the Advanced Button.
  • Now the overview of your outlook data file will be visible to you on your computer screen. Choose the change password option.
  • Here you can put your old password if any, else insert a new password and again in the verify password and click OK to proceed.
  • When you successfully generate the password with your Outlook then you need to enter it, every time you open your Outlook.

How to Remove password from Outlook?

Method #1:Using Scanpst.exe and pst19upg.exe

You can use the command prompt of your computer to remove the password from your outlook. Microsoft once released a utility namely, pst19upg.exe, which allows the users of Outlook application to upgrade from old pst files to new formatted pst files.

Note: The pst19upg.exe utility cannot be used among the PST files created in MS Outlook 2003 and above. PST files built in Outlook 2000 and older versions use ANSI format, while newer Outlook accounts use the latest Unicode format. If you have created the PST file in a newer version instead of Outlook 2002 or older version then this solution will not work for you.

  • Exit from the Outlook application.
  • Make a copy of your Outlook PST file from Documents>Outlook files.
  • Go to C:\Program Files and type SCANPST in the top right corner.
  • Upload the copied PST in SCANPST and hit the start button.
  • Choose the Repair button and wait until the process gets completed.
  • Open the command prompt by typing cmd in the run dialog box.
  • Convert PST file to PSX by typing the command C:\Users\madro\Desktop\pst19\pst19upg.exe -x outlookcopy.pst.
  • Now the PSX file is created, type C:\Users\madro\Desktop\pst19\pst19upg.exe -i outlookcopy.pst.
  • By doing this using you will get password free PST file from PSX file.
  • Using the SCANPST tool repair the newly generated PST file the browse the PST file in the tool and hit the start button.

Method #2: Removing password from Outlook Application interface

This method is suitable with the outlook version 2010/2013/2016. Follow the steps to remove password from outlook.

  • Access your Outlook and open the left pane by right-clicking on it. There Got to Data File Properties.
  • Hit the General tab and go to Advanced option.
  • Choose the Change Password option.
  • Here enter your Outlook password and left the new password boxes empty and hit ok.
Substitute method to remove password from PST file Outlook 2010, 2013, 2016

While opting out the manual trick you have to select on pst file at a time and this will take you lots of time to remove password from every pst file. So rather then wasting the valuable time you can opt out the SysInfo PST Password Unlocker Software. The tool is designed to recover the Outlook PST password within just a blink of an eye. The software can recover handle all types of password long-term or multi-lingual. And the most prominent feature of the software is that you can recover your outlook password without installing the MS outlook in your computer.

Checkout this video to recover lost password from Outlook PST files

Time to wind up

It generally happens with many of the Outlook users that they set a password for their PST file and after by changing their mindset they want to remove password from Outlook data file. Therefore, in this handset, we have considered a manual explication to unhitch the password of PST file. But, it has some shortcomings so, we have suggested the third-party tool to do Outlook password recovery with ease.

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