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How to Import PST to Rackspace Mail Account?

Today, in this article we will discuss how to import PST to Rackspace Mail account. Here, we will introduce the top 2 methods to accomplish this process. By following these methods, users can easily transfer PST emails to Rackspace. Start reading this article to learn the complete procedure in detail.

PST is a file format used by Outlook to store emails, contacts, calendars events, tasks, notes, and many more. One of the biggest disadvantages of this file is that you can open in only Outlook. On the other hand, Rackspace is one of the popular cloud service providers that includes web hosting, emails, and others. Once, you upload PST file into Rackspace then you can access its data on any device from anywhere.

How to Import PST to Rackspace Free?

You can manually open PST file in Rackspace Mail account using Outlook email client. First of all, configure Rackspace account with Outlook and then upload PST file into Rackspace mailbox folder.

1. Launch Outlook and click on File tab.

2. Click on Add Account to configure Rackspace Mail account.

3. Enter Rackspace account login credentials and click on Finish.

4. After completing configuration, navigate to File >> Open & Export >> Import/Export.

5. Choose Import from another program or files and press Next.

6. Select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click on Next.

7. Browse and add PST filer that you want to import.

8.  Choose Rackspace mailbox folder and click on Finish button.

Done! That’s how you can manually import PST file into Rackspace Mail account but this is a lengthy and complicated process. Outlook must be installed on your system. In case, import-export feature is greyed out in Outlook then this approach do not work.

How to Open PST File in Rackspace Automatically?

To overcome all the limitations of manual method you can try XConverterPro software on your system. The software can directly import PST to Rackspace Mail account without Outlook or any other application help. It preserves data integrity and maintains folder hierarchy as well during the process. With this utility, you can transfer selected emails from PST file to Rackspace based on date range.

Download the FREE version of this utility and import 25 emails per folder at no cost.

Steps to Import PST to Rackspace Mail Account

Step 1. Run XConverterPro PST to Rackspace Migration Tool on your system.

Step 2. Click on Open >> Email Data Files >> Outlook PST Files >> Choose File from Folder.

add pst file

Step 3. Here, you can view all emails from PST file before importing them.

preview pst emails

Step 4. Click on Export and choose IMAP.

choose imap

Step 5. Enter Rackspace Mail account login details.

enter rackspace login details

Step 6. Click on Save button to begin the process.

click on save

The software will start importing emails from PST file to Rackspace Mail account.

Why Choose Automated Solution?

  • Import PST File in Bulk: The software is able to upload single or multiple PST files in one go. It saves you time and effort when transferring multiple PST files.
  • Preserve Metadata Properties: It preserves 100% data integrity during the process. It will hold and preserve key elements such as Cc, Bcc, To, Subject, Attachments, Signature, Hyperlinks, Date, Time, etc. of emails.
  • Selective Folder Migration: Sometimes users do not want to transfer the complete PST mailbox. This software offers a selective folder-importing option. You can select the folder which you want to import.
  • Easy to Use: The software is designed with simple graphical user interface. Both technical or non-technical users can easily use it without having any technical knowledge.


In this post, we have discussed how to import PST to Rackspace Mail account using two different methods. You can choose any method that is most suitable for you. However, if you want to perform bulk migration, try using an automated solution only.

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