File Extension Library

.IAF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .IAF file?

.IAF file extension is created by Microsoft. .IAF has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .IAF file is Binary.

.IAF is Outlook Internet Account File

Settings file created by Microsoft Outlook, an email and calendar program; stores Internet Mail Account settings in a proprietary format; used for exporting email settings to another Outlook installation.

IAF files can no longer be exported by current versions of Outlook. However, Outlook 2002 Standard Edition, Outlook 2003, and Outlook 2007 can import them through the following menu option: File → Import and Export → Import Internet Mail Account Settings.

IAF files can also be opened using the Online IAF Decoder Web browser-based application.

List of all softwares that can open the Outlook Internet Account File
Microsoft Outlook 2016

How to Open .IAF file on different platforms

Open .IAF File on Windows

  • Right-click a .IAF
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .IAF file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .IAF files" Press "Ok"

Open .IAF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .IAF file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .IAF File on Linux

Right click on the .IAF file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .IAF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .IAF file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .IAF File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .IAF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .IAF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .IAF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .IAF file format
  2. You need to check the .IAF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)