It’d be such a distracting experience if you accidentally deleted any email from your Outlook program. Anyhow, with a little bit patience from you, those deleted items from Outlook can be recovered back without missing any.
Check this article to know how it’s possible.
Deleted Items Folder in Outlook
In Outlook 2013/16, your deleted emails will be located in the Deleted Items folder that you can quickly locate on your mailbox. Once you located deleted items in this folder, you can move such items into another folder. For this, right click on the deleted email and click Move to Other Folder. This can be done for all Outlook items such as emails, calendar items, contacts, tasks, etc. And, if you delete a folder, it’ll be appearing as a subfolder in Deleted Items Folder so that you can quickly take care of these items.
Outlook Recoverable Items Folder
If you couldn’t find those items there, the next possibility is to look at a folder namely Recoverable Items folder. By default, this is a hidden folder and is a placeholder of items deleted from Deleted Items folder. Emails deleted using Shift + Delete command in Outlook are also take this place. Here, if you want to recover items, go to Deleted Items and from the Home tab, select Recover Selected Items from Server option. It’ll fetch the outlook items that can be recovered. Now, you can select items that you want to recover and click Restore Selected Items option.
In some situations, you may not find Recover Deleted Items option. It can be either because you’re not using an exchange account or you’re working offline.
If you’re unable to find your deleted emails even on Recoverable Items, it’s time for you to think about a professional Outlook PST repair program to recover deleted outlook emails.
Note: In Outlook 2016, Deleted Items folder has a different name – trash
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