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Outlook Password Refixer User Guide

User Guide - Recovering Outlook Password in a Simple Way!

Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft. Owing to data privacy and security requirements, people usually set up passwords for their MS Outlook files. And the situations that people often forget their password to open or modify their Outlook email or other information will often appear. iSumsoft Outlook Password Refixer will help you. It’s a powerful Outlook password recovery tool for every version of Microsoft Outlook. Here is the tutorial.

Video Guide:

What do you need?
Software: iSumsoft Outlook Password Refixer
OS Support: Windows NT4/2000/2003/2008/XP/Vista/7, Windows 8 and Windows 2012.
Hardware Requirements: 50 MB or more; 256 MB or above.

1 Add file

Download and install Outlook Password Refixer, launch this app. Click on the “Open” button and import the Outlook files you want to recover password for.

open file

Select the locked Outlook file.

select file

2 Attack Type Selection and Recovery

Select one of the 4 password attack types (Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack) and make the attack settings if needed. Then press the “Start” and wait for the recovering for a few seconds.

select an attack



A few seconds later, a dialog box will pop up to inform you of the successful recovery. Then you can click the “Copy” button and paste the password to open your lost/forgotten password Outlook file.


3Password Attack and Settings Instruction

Brute-Force Attack: This attack will try all possible password combinations to recover lost Outlook password. Best if you know nothing about the lost/forgotten password. You can just click the “Start” button if using this type of attack.

Mask Attack: Better using this type to recover your forgotten Outlook passwords if you can remember your password partially. If you choose Mask Attack, you should offer some password symbols which you can remember. A Password Mask must be defined to use Mask Attack. And it will reduce password recovery time.

mask attack

Dictionary Attack: Recover lost Outlook password by trying the password combinations in the built-in dictionary. You can also create your own dictionary using various languages. Best if you use regular words or phrases for password. The picture below is the instruction of dictionary attack.

dictionary attack

Simply select the desired dictionary file. In addition, you can select an option "Smart mutations" or "Try all possible upper/lower case combinations".

settings for dictionary attack

Smart Attack: It will try all possible characters combinations include all printable characters to recover Outlook password automatically and smartly.

4Other Setting

Range: Setting the range options you can be sure about the lost/forgotten password of the encrypted MS Outlook data file will shorten the recovery time and increase attack success rate.

password range options

Length: The minimum and maximum possible length for the password can be set as your will.

password length options

Auto-save: Automatically save the process if you enable this option and resume the process when you run the program next time. It makes you more convenient to recover your lost/forgotten password of Outlook document.