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2 Ways Restore Deleted E-mail Message in Outlook

If your message is deleted accidentally from your Outlook mailbox, they are often moved to Deleted Folder, you can easily find them back. For those email messages deleted permanently, you can also recover them if you are an Exchange account user. Here provide 2 ways to recover deleted messages:


How to Restore E-mails in Delete Items Folder

Step 1: In Outlook mailbox, go to click Deleted Items to find the message you want to restore.

Tip 1: You can use the Search Deleted Items box (or press CTRL + E) to find the item you want to recover.

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Step 2: When you find that E-mail item, right-click on it, and select Move to Other Folder.

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Step 3: Select a folder to move it, here is Inbox, click OK.

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Tip: In case of clearing the Delete Items folder automatically when you exit Outlook, change Settings like this:

Go to click File > Options > Advanced > Outlook start and exit, then uncheck the Empty Deleted Items folders when exiting Outlook box. Click OK to save this change.

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Way 2: Recover Permanently Deleted E-mails

If you want to recover an email, which was deleted by pressing Shift + Delete, or those deleted in the Delete Items folder, you can recover them from the Recoverable Items folder. and this way just applies to Exchange account user.

Step 1: In Outlook, locate to Delete Items. In Home tab, click Recover Deleted Item from Server.

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Tip: If you can't find the  Recover Deleted Items From Server or it is grayed out, it indicate you're using Outlook to connect to an IMAP or POP account, or your Outlook are working in offline mode.

Step 2: Pick up the email you want to recover, click Restore Selected Items, and then click OK.

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Step 3: Then you will see the restored e-mail in your Outlook Inbox.