>> STG file

STG file format description

Many people share .stg files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .stg file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .stg files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.stg - Microsoft ActiveSync Mobile Device Backup

The STG data files are related to Microsoft ActiveSync. STG file is an Microsoft ActiveSync Mobile Device Backup. Microsoft Activesync comes with a backup/restore tool. The backup that ActiveSync makes goes to a file called backup.stg deep under your personal Documents and Settings folder.

Microsoft ActiveSync
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .stg file extension. Even harmful programs can create .stg files. Be especially cautious with .stg files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .stg file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .stg file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

tg, stn, stf, stb, ctg, sty, stt, st, shg, xtg, sg, tsg, qtg, syg, stv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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