When you lost or forgot Outlook PST password, it means that you are not able to open Outlook and read email from the protected PST file. To explain, the PST file is used by Outlook to hold all of your emails, appointments and contacts in Outlook. You can copy the file to another computer or a USB drive, but when trying to import the file onto a fresh install of Outlook, a window will pop up asking you to enter the PST password.
It is good practice to set up a password to prevent unauthorized access to your PST file, but we often forgot the password for various reasons. Here I’ll show you an easy way to crack PST password if you forgot it. Outlook Password Recovery is the best PST password cracker which allows you to crack PST password in seconds on all versions of Outlook files.
How to Crack PST Password if You Forgot It?
- Download and install Outlook Password Recovery program on your computer.
- Launch the program and then click on the Unlock PST File button.
- On the pop-up dialog, locate your Outlook PST file and then click on the Open button. If you don’t know where the PST file is located, please refer to this article: Introduction to Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst)
- Your Outlook PST password will be cracked and recovered immediately.
After cracking, you can use the recovered password to open your password-protected PST file in Outlook. The method works on PST files created in Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, XP, 2000 and 98. Happy cracking!