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How to recover deleted email in 2020?

Updated on 09 25, 2020 | Tutorials

Imagine this: you are trying to clean up your inbox but accidentally delete a cluster of Outlook emails. Later you realize that some of your emails are important and you can never afford to lose them. It seems that all hope is lost. Don’t worry, there are still chances to recover deleted email. In the following guide, you will find some feasible ways to recover deleted emails.

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Recover from Deleted Items or Trash Folder

One of the easiest methods to recover deleted email is check deleted items. When you delete an email form your Outlook mailbox, it is moved to the Deleted items or Trash folder. All you need to do is navigate to those folders and see if the email is there. If you find the email you are looking for in one of those folders, recovering it is a pretty easy process.

Step 1. Open Outlook 2010, navigate to Folder and click on the Recover Deleted Items option

Step 2. Find and select the email you wish to recover and click the Recover Selected Items to proceed

Recover Deleted Email from Server

If you cannot find your deleted email in Deleted Items folder or Trash folder, you can recover it from the Outlook server. Outlook provides you the way to recover emails that are stored on its server. You will need to navigate to Recoverable Items folder in order to recover your deleted email. Here is a simple guide to restore deleted email:

Step 1. Navigate to your email folder list, then find and click the Deleted Items option. If you cannot find the Deleted item folder, then look for the Trash folder.

Step 2. Click on the Home option located at the top-left corner of the interface and then click on Recover Deleted Items from Server option

Step 3. Find and select the email you wish to recover and then click Restore Select items option. After that, click OK to proceed. Your deleted email will be restored to its original location.

Recover Deleted Email with Data Recovery Software

The easiest and most effective way to recover deleted email is utilize data recovery software. Among all available options, RecoveryMaster is a recommended choice due to its performance and ease of use. It is equipped with all the necessary features and modes to help you recover virtually all items including email, document, video, photo, etc. Its user-friendly interface makes it easier to take advantage of its various features and recover email quickly.

This software fully compatible with Windows 7 and above, Mac OS 10.9 and higher. You’ll be able to recover deleted emails in various file formats includng PST, DBX, EMLX, etc. It is safe and read-only utility which reads the lost and deleted emails without modifying the existing contents. To recover deleted emails, you can follow these steps:

Step 1. Download and install RecoveryMaster

Step 2. Select a location where you lost your emails and click “Scan”. The scanning process will take several minutes, depending on the size of your device.

Download and install RecoveryMaster

Step 3. Wait for the scanning process, select and preview the email you wish to recover. It allows you to pause and resume scans without finishing the whole recovery process

Step 4. Click “Recover” to get back the emails

get back the emails

Everyone can recover deleted emails with a few simple clicks. No technical skill or professional knowledge is required. Plus, this software is absolutely secure and can protect your computer from virus attack. Thus, you can make use of it without any worries.

What else you can get from RecoveryMaster?

This powerful tool empowers you to recover document, email, video, photo and audio from various storage media like USB drive, memory card, digital camera, HDD/SSD, PC, laptop, etc. Other than that, you can recover data from different data loss situations including accidental deletion, system crash, hard drive failure, partition loss, virus attack, etc. It supports NTFS, APFS, HFS+, HFSX, FAT, exFAT file systems.


Taking regular backup of important files can easily help you restore deleted emails in case of deletion or corruption of file. Even if you don’t have a backup, you can try the above methods to restore your email. The best proven way is utilize a data recovery software like RecoveryMaster to recover deleted emails easily.



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