Connect Outlook to SmarterMail Business and Collaboration Server – Supports Both OST or PST Files

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 10th, 2024 • 5 Min Read

A lot of Microsoft Outlook users are looking for a method to import PST to SmarterMail or OST SmarterMail business email / collaboration server. If you are also one of them then this blog post will be a milestone for you because after reading this blog post anyone can easily connect Outlook to SmarterMail Server.


I am a system administration admin who is working in an Information Technology company. Here we are using Microsoft Outlook email client from past seven years but now the management want to switch Outlook to SmarterMail Server. After knowing about this decision, I have taken Outlook backup in PST format but I don’t know about how to import PST into SmarterMail. If you have a professional technique for solving my query then please share it with me.

– Giovanni, New Orleans

I am using Microsoft Outlook with Exchange Server for sending and receiving my email messages. I have several OST files in my computer but I am unable to migrate OST to SmarterMail. If you have a unique method to connect Outlook to SmarterMail then please suggest it to me. Please make sure one thing also, it should be compatible with Microsoft Outlook OST (Offline Storage Table) files.

– Santiago, Houston

How to Import PST to SmarterMail Server ?

Just follow these simple steps to import Outlook PST, OST file to SmarterMail.

  1. First of all, download Outlook PST Converter and install it on your Windows Machine.
  2. Run mentioned software, it will automatically load Outlook PST / OST files in software panel from your computer.
  3. Select all email folders or specific email folders from software panel and press Next button to be continued.
  4. Choose IMAP as saving format from toolbar and fill Email address, Password, and IMAP Host Name in specified fields.
  5. Press Next button to start Outlook PST to SmarterMail migration process and wait for completion message.
  6. At last start SmarterMail Server and preview PST email in SmarterMail Server.

Convert Outlook to SmarterMail Server – Step-by-Step

At first, download PST to SmarterMail Converter and after that install it on your Windows Computer i.e. Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003, 2002, etc.

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Step 1 – Start Outlook to SmarterMail Converter, it will automatically choose Outlook OST or PST files from default storage location. Users can also upload Outlook data files manually in the software panel using Select Files or Select Folders button.

Outlook to SmarterMail Converter

Step 2 – Select Outlook folders from software interface and press Next button to continue.

Outlook folders

Step 3 – Choose IMAP as saving format as shown in the desired screenshot.

Choose IMAP

Step 4 – Enter IMAP credentials i.e. Email Address, Password, IMAP Host Name and IMAP Port No in specific fields. After that click on the Next button.

Enter IMAP credentials

Step 5 – Connecting Outlook to SmarterMail process is running, please wait.

process is running

Step 6 – Task completed successfully, you can see the message of completion.

message of completion

Step 7 – At last login to your SmarterMail Server account for previewing imported emails.

previewing imported emails

PST to SmarterMail Converter Features

  1. The tool is compatible with both PST (Personal Storage Table) and OST (Offline Storage Table) files.
  2. It is a fully automatic method to connect Outlook to SmarterMail business email or collaboration server.
  3. It has a separate option to export Microsoft Outlook contacts and calendars in commonly used standard formats.
  4. Users can import selected folders from PST files to SmarterMail from whole Outlook database.
  5. This software shows a live conversion process report and it has a separate option to create log for messages not converted.
  6. Outlook to SmarterMail Converter maintains folders structure as well as email components during completion of the task.
  7. It is consistent with both ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and Unicode PST files.
  8. This toolkit has separate option repair corrupted PST files in healthy format i.e. Use Recovery Mode.

Read Similar: Guide to Migrate Google Workspace to SmarterMail

Commonly Asked Questions

Que 1 – Can I import multiple PST files into SmarterMail at once ?

Ans – Yes, of course, you can transfer any number of PST files into SmarterMail Server automatically.

Que 2 – Does your software allow to migrate Outlook contacts into SmarterMail ?

Ans – Yes, first convert Outlook contacts to vCard or CSV format using this software. After that run SmarterMail Server and choose Import/Export option from contacts to import vCard or CSV contacts.

Que 3 – Does it maintain folders structure during migrate OST to SmarterMail ?

Ans – Yes, it keeps same folder and subfolder structure during importing OST files into SmarterMail business email.

Client Testimonials

Terima kasih BitRecover karena menyarankan saya produk canggih ini untuk menghubungkan Outlook ke SmarterMail. Setelah mendapatkan utilitas ini saya sangat senang karena memberikan saya beberapa opsi penghematan sementara saya membelinya untuk mengimpor PST ke SmarterMail.

– Violet, Indonesia

Vielen Dank an die Entwickler für die Entwicklung dieses hervorragenden Produkts für Microsoft Outlook-Benutzer. Jetzt kann jeder Outlook auf SmarterMail Server umstellen, ohne dass vorherige Daten verloren gehen, auch ohne dass wichtige Anhänge oder Attribute verloren gehen.

– Delilah, Germany

Final Words

Download free edition of OST to SmarterMail Converter for transferring 25 emails from each Outlook folder to SmarterMail folder. Free edition is most helpful for users for checking the software functionality before purchasing the license keys. After getting complete gratification, you can grab its license keys at affordable price with lifetime validity to import PST to SmarterMail without limitations.

Read also – Export SmarterMail to Outlook

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