OST file of the MS-Outlook stores exactly the same data which the mailbox contains. OST file can be accessed even when Internet connection is not available. Due to OST (Offline Storage Table) file, Outlook application is widely used. MS-Outlook application can be used without Internet availability. But sometimes, OST file becomes unusable when you do any changes in the settings of the e-mail profile. If you change the settings of the e-mail account, it does not match with the e-mail server. To access data of OST directly, you need to use a third party OST to PST converter. The tool converts OST to PST and makes MS-Outlook application quite good for use.
The following error message is received in Outlook when you rename either a server name or mailbox name. When you attempt to synchronize the mailbox with the use of F9 key, OST file remains unusable
nothing can be downloaded. Whenever you try to synchronize mailbox, an error message is received on the screen:
“The file .ost cannot be accessed because it has been configured for use with a different mailbox.“
You cannot access the data of the OST file, data remains inaccessible.
As, the error message itself sounds that you cannot synchronize OST file because offline folders and mailboxes are unrelated to each other. In other words, OST file is inaccessible because you are trying to synchronize offline folder with a different e-mail server name.
Resolving above error message you need to copy the contents of OST file to a PST file and perform synchronization. Make a new e-mail profile and add required information and data into it. When Outlook is running with new e-mail profile, copy the data of the PST file to mailbox and now perform synchronization by clicking the F9 key. This may help you resolve the issue.
Otherwise, use a third party OST to PST converter tool. The tool converts OST to PST contents within a shorter period of time. All the mail-objects related to MS-Outlook can be easily accessed or managed. You do not require to have a strong technical skills to use the software.
Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Desktop V4.5 is a proficient utility thatconverts OST to PST and makes unusable OST to usable PST. The tool recovers messages, contacts, attachments, appointments, tasks, contacts, and more. It supports MS-Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000. You can test the functionality of the software through demo version. Through demo version of the software you can preview the recoverable items.