How Do I Recover Deleted Outlook Emails?
An email account is not only meant to send or receive email messages to and from contacts. It is also used as a digital drive to save countless emails and a huge database of information. But, the purpose of using an email account to save and store the information miserably fails when you delete any email. Well, it is fine if you delete email by choice. But, what about deleting an email by mistake? The realization of the mistake of deleting an important email message can shake the ground beneath the feet of anyone. But, lucky are those people who use Outlook. Why? Because they can recover a deleted Outlook email with ease of mind.
If you have also deleted your Outlook email messages, no matter intentionally or unintentionally, you don’t need to worry. There are tips and tricks available with the help of which you can recover your deleted emails from Outlook. In case you don’t have time and patience to read this helping post, you can contact us and get assistance from experts.
How do I recover deleted emails in Outlook?
As we are talking about how to recover a deleted email in Outlook, it is worth understanding what happens when we delete an email in Outlook. Here below is a quick overview.
Be informed that whenever we delete any Outlook email it moves to the deleted item folder and remains there for 30 days. After that, all deleted emails move to the deleted folder. Note that in deleted folders all the deleted emails exist for 30 days and once the 30 days are completed they start to vanish one by one permanently.
So, the idea here is to first try to recover and restore the deleted Outlook email from the deleted item emails folder. And in case, you don’t find the deleted email in your Outlook deleted item folder then consider checking the deleted Outlook email folders. The steps to retrieve email from junk folder, deleted items, and deleted folder in Outlook are mentioned in the following section.
Outlook How to recover deleted emails from junk folders?
Sometimes when we don’t open the email received from any particular address, Outlook starts to consider that email id as spam. Due to this, to keep intact the tidiness of the inbox folder, Outlook directs all the emails sent from the spam email id to the junk folder. A piece of good news is that you always can move the email from the junk folder to your main inbox these are the steps:
- Log in to your Outlook email id.
- From the left side, the panel selects the junk email folder.
- Now you will be presented with all the junk emails you have received.
- Scroll down and up to find and select the required email.
- Now select the “not junk” tab to restore the email to the main inbox.
How to retrieve deleted emails from Outlook deleted item folder?
Here comes the most exciting part of this post as we are going to discuss how you can restore your missing or deleted Outlook emails from the deleted item. Before you start following the steps, take one thing on a serious note. You only can recover the deleted email from the deleted item folder if it has not been more than 30 days since you have deleted the email. These are the steps:
- So, as a first step, log in to your Outlook email.
- Look carefully at the left side and you will find the “Deleted Items” folder.
- Now navigate through all the deleted email messages available in the folders.
- Select the deleted Outlook email and then choose “Restore”.
- Once you select the restore, your email will move to the same folder where it was available before the deletion.
Also read: How to open Outlook in safe mode?
How to retrieve permanently deleted emails in Outlook?
Have you checked both junk and deleted item folders but found no email? Stop growing anxious anymore. There is still a way to get back the permanently removed Outlook email. Let’s not forget that Outlook comes with a permanently deleted email. This option lies in the Deleted items folders as we have already discussed earlier. Once you get into the deleted item folder following the steps mentioned above, you will find the “recover deleted item folder” on the top-right corner of the screen. All you need to do is just select it and choose the emails from the deleted items. Once you do so, the deleted item will restore to the deleted item. From there you can more than delete Outlook email back to the inbox. That’s how you can recover your deleted emails from Outlook.