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How to change name of .ost / folder in outlook 2013

  1. #1

    Posts : 36
    Windows 8 pro 64

    How to change name of .ost / folder in outlook 2013

    I just created a new mail account

    In the past, the folder/ost would be named

    Now, for some stupid reason, the name of the folder/ost is "D".

    This is not only annoying but looks silly.

    How can I change it back to


    PS: Does imap & smtp have DIFFERENT ost naming schemes?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 36
    Windows 8 pro 64

    I just created the same account via POP instead of IMAP, and now the folder/ost is named after the email address.

    So, am I to assume that when you create an IMAP connection via outlook, you get some whack OST name scheme?

    Can anyone break this down for me?
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How to change name of .ost / folder in outlook 2013
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