Updated on December 15th, 2020
Synopsis: This blog post explains the methods to change Outlook password in Outlook 2016 and retrieve lost Outlook PST password.
There can be instances where you have lost or forgotten your MS Outlook password and now you want to decrypt the outlook PST password.
You may have shared your Outlook password with somebody temporarily and now wish to change it again.
If you have forgotten or lost your Outlook PST password by any chance, then there is no manual method to recover it.
MS Outlook offers a feature to change the old password only if you know the old password.
The inbuilt feature in Outlook 2016 to change your old password when you know the password is provided in Outlook. You can follow the following steps:
So, you have created the new password which you can save for future use to login to your Outlook.
In many circumstances, the users forget or lose their MS Outlook password. They get the following message-
Hence there is no inbuilt facility in outlook to retrieve lost outlook PSt password, so you need to use the MS Outlook PST Password Recovery Tool.
This utility can retrieve lost PST password without MS Outlook application.
You can follow the following steps to decrypt Outlook PST Password:
Step 1: Start by running the Outlook password recovery program.
Step 2: Select the PSt Files that you want to recover password for.
Step 3: After adding PST files, you can click on File Information button to get the information about the PST file.
Step 4: Further,you can view the details about the PST file like File size, Encryption type, File type, and Code page.
Step 5: Finally, click on Recover button that will show your PST file password. You can copy the password in the clipboard or save it anywhere.
In this post, I have explained the easy methods to change Outlook password in Outlook 2016 and retrieve lost Outlook PST password. You can make use of both the methods according to your need and requirements.
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