How To Retrieve Deleted Email From Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is an email application which integrates email messages, contacts, to-do lists, tasks, and scheduling. It comes as a part of Microsoft Office suite. It manages manifold IMAP, POP, Microsoft Exchange, MSN and Windows live Hotmail accounts. Microsoft Outlook offers features like immediate email searching, flagging, classifying and scheduling appointments.

In Microsoft Outlook every email isn’t stored as an individual file. Generally, a comprehensive e-mail folder like, Inbox is stored as an individual file. The email folder used as a PST file (Personal Storage database file). Alongside emails, also it features other data, like contacts & appointments.

Circumstances in which e-mails might get permanently deleted are:

• By using shift + Del
• Compacting the.pst file
• Corruption of.pst files
• Exceeding the 2GB size limit of the.pst file
• Accidental deletion
• Virus attack

In order to recover lost emails completely, never compact your PST file or save any new data on to the drive following you’ve faced email loss. Any endeavor of compacting or saving will overwrite deleted data.

Is it feasible to retrieve deleted emails?

If you’ve erased an email using the delete button, then the emails will move into the Deleted Items folder, which can be retrieved. However, if emails are deleted permanently (i.e. using Shift+Del), you can’t retrieve them from the deleted Items folder, but there’s a chance to get the emails back.

When you use the delete command, the email moves from the inbox to the Deleted Items folder, i.e, it’s copied into the destination folder prior to getting erased from the source folder. Therefore the emails aren’t physically erased from the hard drive; but only marked as having been deleted, and this Microsoft Outlook does not show it. Unless you compact the pst file or save any fresh data, there’s still a feasibility of retrieve the erased items in one piece.

 

If you’re using Microsoft exchange account, use the Recover Deleted Items command exists in the Tool menu. It it’s not there, you can accomplish it by modifying the registry. If you’re using POP/ IMAP account try to fix your pst files by a conducting a default Inbox Repair Tol offered by Microsoft, known as “scanpst.exe”.

Keep in mind that multiple attempts to retrieve emails, may cause severe damage of the pst file, making emails unrecoverable.

If any of these above-mentioned recovery attempts does not work, then you need to look for the best email recovery software for outlook. Though it may cost you, but it will bring the peace of mind that you will get the all your important emails back.

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Amrev Outlook Email Recovery Software is software application for repairing and restoring damaged or corrupt PST files.