Outlook PST File Recovery Archive

Many users complain a lot about the pretty long time when they attempt to restore an iTunes backup to iPhone. Now, in this article, we will teach you how to fix it in 6 easy troubleshooting steps.

To avoid data loss, one of the most effective approaches is to back up data on a regular basis, no matter in terms of your computer or phone data. For example, when you encounter PST corruption, if you have backups, you can easily restore PST data without needs to repair PST file. However, at times, some troubles may occur when restoring backups. For instance, some iPhone users are disturbed by the issue that restoring iTunes backup to iTunes appears to take forever. Here we will guide users to fix it in 6 steps.

Restoring iTunes Backup Takes Very Long Time

Step 1: Disconnect iPhone

First off, you need to disconnect the iPhone from the computer. Please remove it safely instead of directly ejecting it violently. Otherwise, it’ll damage your iPhone without letting you know. One day, you may find some apps inaccessible or some files are compromised and so on.

Step 2: Upgrade iTunes

Then, you ought to check if the iTunes on your computer is the latest version. At times, the outdated iTunes may contain some vulnerable bugs, which can lead to the excessively long restoring time. Hence, in this step, you have to upgrade your iTunes application.

Step 3: Reboot iPhone & Computer

After that, you have to reboot both your iPhone and computer. It is because that the culprit may be the phone or computer itself. For instance, there may be too many processes running on your computer in the background, which leads to this issue. At this point, a simple reboot can assist you to eliminate such troubles with ease.

Step 4: Try iTunes Restore Again

At present, when iPhone and computer boots back up, you can retry to restore an iTunes backup to your iPhone. On the iPhone, launch “Restore from Backup with iTunes”. Then, connect iPhone to computer and let restoring backups go on to see if the problem persists.

Step 5: Restore iCloud Backups Instead

Assuming that iTunes backup restoration is still in such a dilemma, perhaps it is the time for you to consider the other iPhone backup features, such as iCloud. Do you have iCloud backups? If so, you can try to restore iCloud backups instead.

Step 6: Contact Apple Support

Last but not least, provided that you still persist to restore iTunes backups, you have no alternative but to contact the relevant experts, such as the official Apple support. They promise to provide users with free support in its warranty. Hence, you must be able to gain effective helps from them.

Author Introduction:

Shirley Zhang is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including sql fix and outlook repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com

When flagging a contact, some users hope to get a standard Outlook task in To-Do List instead of a flagged contact. Now, in this article, we will introduce a method to let Outlook auto create a task for call the contact person later when flagging a contact.

As we all know, when flagging a contact, the contact will display in the To-Do list. But, most of time, what we really want is a standard task for calling this contact later and contains the telephone numbers of the contact only in task body. Hence, here we will introduce a method to configure Outlook to auto create such a task. Read on to get more details.

Auto Create a Task to Call the Contact Person Later when Flagging a Contact

  1. At first, launch Outlook VBA editor with reference to “How to Run VBA Code in Your Outlook“.
  2. Then, open the “ThisOutlookSession” project and put the following code into it.
Private WithEvents objContacts As Outlook.Items

'Works for contacts in the default Contact folder
Private Sub Application_Startup()
    Set objContacts = Outlook.Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderContacts).Items
End Sub

Private Sub objContacts_ItemChange(ByVal Item As Object)
    Dim objContact As Outlook.ContactItem
    Dim objTask As Outlook.TaskItem

    If TypeOf Item Is ContactItem Then
       Set objContact = Item

       If objContact.IsMarkedAsTask = True Then
          If objContact.TaskCompletedDate = "1/1/4501" Then
             'Create a task for calling this contact
             Set objTask = Outlook.Application.CreateItem(olTaskItem)
             With objTask
                  .Subject = "Call " & objContact.FullName
                  .StartDate = objContact.TaskStartDate
                  .DueDate = objContact.TaskDueDate
                  .Attachments.Add objContact
                  .Body = "Business: " & objContact.BusinessTelephoneNumber & vbCr & "Home: " & objContact.HomeTelephoneNumber & vbCr & "Other: " & objContact.OtherTelephoneNumber & vbCr & vbCr
                  .ReminderSet = True
                  .ReminderTime = objContact.ReminderTime
                  .Save
                  .Display
             End With
             objContact.ClearTaskFlag
             objContact.Save
        End If
      End If
   End If
End Sub

VBA Code - Auto Create a Task to Call the Contact Person Later when Flagging a Contact

  1. After that, put cursor in the “Application_Startup” subroutine and press “F5” key to activate this macro.
  2. Finally, exit the VBA editor and try this macro right away.
  • Select or open a contact and flag it.Flag a Contact
  • At once, a new task will be displayed, like the following screenshot.Popup Task
  • Meanwhile, as you can see, the contact’s flag is automatically removed.

Repair Compromised PST Files

Like Word documents, Outlook PST file is also prone to corruption. Many users have been plagued by the problems related to inaccessible PST files. Fortunately, Outlook comes pre-installed with an inbuilt repair utility – Scanpst. It is indeed able to fix a majority of small PST issues. Yet, when confronting seriously corrupt PST file, it seems ineffective. Thereby, at that time, you have to take aid of a more powerful tool, like DataNumen Outlook Repair.

Author Introduction:

Shirley Zhang is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including sql recovery and outlook repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com

It is easy to attach a Word document as a PDF file to an Outlook email. Yet, if you’d like to attach multiple Word documents as PDF files to an email, you can read this article. Here we will show you a method to batch get it.

To attach a Word document as PDF file to an Outlook email, you can firstly open the Word document and go to “File” menu. Then, you can switch to “Save & Send” tab, on which there is a “Send as PDF” button, like the following screenshot.

Send as PDF

Thus, it is quite simple to attach a Word document as PDF to an email. But, if you would like to convert and attach multiple Word documents as PDF files to a mail, you are better off using the following way. It can let you accomplish it in bulk.

Batch Convert & Attach Multiple Word Documents as PDF Files to an Email

  1. For a start, gather the Word documents that you want in the same Windows folder.
  2. Then, launch Outlook program.
  3. Next, copy the following code into an unused project or module.
Dim objMail As Outlook.MailItem

Sub BatchAttachMultipleWordDocumentsAsPDFToEmail()
    Dim objShell As Object
    Dim objWindowsFolder As Object
    Dim strWindowsFolder As String

    Set objMail = Outlook.Application.CreateItem(olMailItem)

    'Select the specific Windows folder
    Set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
    Set objWindowsFolder = objShell.BrowseForFolder(0, "Select a Windows folder:", 0, "")

    If Not objWindowsFolder Is Nothing Then
       strWindowsFolder = objWindowsFolder.self.Path & "\"

       Call ProcessFolders(strWindowsFolder)

       objMail.Display
    End If
End Sub

Sub ProcessFolders(strPath As String)
    Dim objFileSystem As Object
    Dim objFolder As Object
    Dim objFile As Object
    Dim objWordApp As Word.Application
    Dim objWordDocument As Word.Document
    Dim strDocumentName As String
    Dim strPDF As String

    Set objFileSystem = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set objFolder = objFileSystem.GetFolder(strPath)

    For Each objFile In objFolder.Files
        strFileExtension = objFileSystem.GetExtensionName(objFile)
        If LCase(strFileExtension) = "doc" Or LCase(strFileExtension) = "docx" Then
           Set objWordApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
           Set objWordDocument = objWordApp.Documents.Open(objFile.Path)

           'Convert document to pdf
           strDocumentName = Left(objWordDocument.Name, (Len(objWordDocument.Name) - Len(strFileExtension)) - 1)
           strPDF = strPath & strDocumentName & ".pdf"
           objWordDocument.ExportAsFixedFormat strPDF, wdExportFormatPDF

           objWordDocument.Close False

           'Attach the pdf to email
           objMail.Attachments.Add strPDF

           Kill strPDF
        End If
    Next

    'Process all folders and subfolders
    If objFolder.SubFolders.Count > 0 Then
       For Each objSubfolder In objFolder.SubFolders
           If ((objSubfolder.Attributes And 2) = 0) And ((objSubfolder.Attributes And 4) = 0) Then
              ProcessFolders (objSubfolder.Path)
           End If
       Next
    End If
End Sub

VBA Code - Batch Convert & Attach Multiple Word Documents as PDF Files to an Email

  1. After that, move cursor into the first subroutine.
  2. Subsequently, press “F5” to run this macro right away.
  3. In the popup small dialog box, select the Windows folder where the source Word documents are stored.Select Windows Folder
  4. At once, a new email will be created, in which you can see the attached PDF files, like the following screenshost.Attached PDF Files in New Email

Plagued by Outlook Troubles

Are you disturbed by miscellaneous Outlook problems? For instance, Outlook is frequent stuck in “not responding” state or Outlook PST file becomes inaccessible, etc. In general, you can first try inbox repair tool, Scanpst, to fix PST issues. Yet, at times, the problems may be beyond what the inbuilt tool can do. Therefore, you’d better keep a more potent external utility in vicinity, such as DataNumen Outlook Repair.

Author Introduction:

Shirley Zhang is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including sql repair and outlook repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com