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How can I set Outlook 2103 to automatically back up all my Outlook files automatically?

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I want to automatically back up all my Outlook 2013 files to an external hard drive.   What is the best way to do this?
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Microsoft has a PST Backup tool. You need to exit Outlook first.

https://support.office.com/en-sg/article/Back-up-Outlook-data-with-the-Microsoft-Outlook-Personal-Folders-Backup-tool-7ef27bac-6088-4f03-a9f7-34165d885883

I keep Outlook on two machines and I back up my laptop monthly or so by closing Outlook and just copying the PST files.

There are paid alternatives but I have never tried them.

https://www.barracuda.com/products/archiveone?&a=[google_na]archiver_search&grp=outlook_backup&ad=53160501741&kw=backup%20outlook&gclid=Cj0KEQiAwaqkBRDHx6rzxMqAobgBEiQAxJazJ1Zyp5eGJhs9FYuLLzMwYfyconZH8qvXqtEMAOK-o2MaAsXa8P8HAQ
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Simple answer.   Thank you!
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@DoctorK12008  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
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