How to save contacts and calendar from an ost imap file to a pst file

I am in the process of moving contacts and calendar from Outlook 2013 to a pst file.  The accounts are IMAP, and there is no exchange server involved.  The accounts are provided by the ISP.
My logic is from research on the web and I am able to do the following:
File-> Account Settings-> Account Settings…
Select the Data Files tab.
Press Add…
Select to create an Outlook data file (.pst).
Set it as the default.
Confirm the warning dialog.
Restart Outlook.
Move the items of the non-mail folders to their counterparts in the pst-file.


This is where I run into a challenge.  If I export the contacts from the .ost file to a .pst file, and then  attempt to import them back into the newly created .pst file, they do not appear in contacts  [or anywhere under the people tab].  If I go back to the mail tab, and minimize the email accounts, the newly created pst file is there and the contacts show up at that point, but there is no option to have them show up in the address book heading .  How can I get these contacts to imported into the contacts that can be accessed when trying to send an email.

If there are only a few [20] contacts in the "this computer only" area, I have been able to export them as ccsv, and when I import them, they show up as normal.  Larger groups [250 -300] exported to csv have either not imported indicating the csv is damaged, or import incorrectly with % signs and double names making the item not effective as an address book.
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
The below link will show you how to import the contacts from a pst based on your version of outlook.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/import-contacts-to-outlook-bb796340-b58a-46c1-90c7-b549b8f3c5f8
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Marshal HubsEmail ConsultantCommented:
You can easily export the contacts and calendars from the .ost file to a .pst file by using Stellar OST to PST Converter. The software exports all mailbox items from OST to PST format. You can also preview your data by using the demo version of the software. For more information about the software, please check this link: https://www.stellarinfo.com/convert-ost-to-pst.php
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Mickel JacksonCommented:
EmailDoctor OST to PST Converter application is a reliable and efficient application to accomplish your task. During data migration it exports all emails along with associated attachments, contacts and calendar to PST account.  Moreover, it maintains original formatting and meta properties intact as original even after migration.  
Have a Look at Minimum System Requirements;
1. 30 MB of free space for software installation.
2. Minimum 512 MB of RAM is suggested.
3. Does not require Microsoft Outlook for migration.
More details about this application is available here; http://www.emaildoctor.org/convert/ost-to-pst.html
Hope it might help you !!
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Amartya SenCommented:
Use Regain OST to PST Converter software is a dextrose and well designed program which can also convert all the OST files into PST safely and quickly. Read more great info:- https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Convert-OST-files-into-PST-11c1f5f6
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aish smithSr DeveloperCommented:
Do you want to export contacts and calendar from ost files to pst file format, so yes you can do it easily here you just need a third party tool which easily export your contact and calendar from ost to pst file format, you can try these tool :- https://www.softknoll.com/ost-to-pst-converter/ And  http://www.osttopstapp.com/
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kiyan mokExpert TechnologyCommented:
How to export contacts and calendar from OST file to PST format...?  Use KDETOOLS OST to PST Converter software helps you to convert all contacts, calendar, emails from OST files into PST safely and quickly.

Try to free solution:
http://www.kdetools.com/ost-to-pst-converter.html
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Ferguson coldCommented:
I would like to share with you an another better solution for recover OST file data and convert into PST format. Download Here OST to PST Converter utility which have been recovered corrupted, damaged or deleted OST files and export it into new readable PST files.This application helps you to recover OST File and convert into PST original messages formats- TXT, HTML and RTF formats. With this software you can convert OST to PST with full attachments- Inbox, Outbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items, Draft, Journals, Tasks, Calendars, Notes, and Contacts. It works on all OST versions.
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