How to Recover Deleted Contacts in Outlook?

Updated on August 10, 2020

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Contacts folder in Outlook is one of the most important folders you have in your Outlook. This folder probably has details accumulated from the time you started using Outlook. So, it is very likely that you have a lot of important information inside this folder.

But what if this folder gets deleted? Can you imagine losing all of your current contacts list and their email addresses? It’s obviously extremely stressful, but yes, these things can happen.

The main reasons for loss of contacts folder is accidental deletion or corruption in the associated PST file. But whatever the reason is, don’t worry! If you’re someone facing this kind of situation and thinking how to recover contacts from Outlook, we provide an effective solution to restore Contacts folder using a tool called Remo Repair Outlook (PST).

How to Recover Contacts from Outlook Using Software?

Remo Repair Outlook (PST) is a great way to recover deleted or lost contacts in Outlook. Whether they are accidentally deleted or they are lost due to corruption in PST files or due to other reasons, they can be recovered using this tool.

Since the software works in a read only mechanism, you should note that there will be no change to the original contacts folder. Along with contacts, the software can also be used to recover deleted items such as calendars, meetings, emails, notes, journals, tasks and other attributes.

In addition to recovering Outlook folders and attributes, the software also has a special feature to repair corrupt PST files. Corruption in PST files can occur due to virus/malware attacks or terminating Outlook when the PST is open. It can also happen due to corruption in the disk where file is stored. No matter what the reason for corruption is, it can be repaired using the Remo Repair software.

The advantage of using Remo Outlook PST Repair tool is that it can be used with all versions of Outlook including Outlook 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.

Steps to Recover Lost Contacts in Outlook

Step 1. Download and install Remo Repair Outlook on your Windows system

Step 2. Open the application and you will find 3 options

  • Open Default PST file: The software will open the default PST file
  • Select PST file manually: Use this option if you know the location of the PST file and open it manually.
  • Find all your PST files: This is used to find all the PST files in your system

Step 3. Once the desired PST file is chosen, choose a scanning option

Step 4. Then click on Repair to repair your PST file. Once the file is repaired, preview recovered items and save the repaired file.

How Can I Avoid Losing Contacts from Outlook?

  • Double check to make sure what you are going to delete and then click on Delete. This will avoid most accidental deletion cases.
  • Always have a backup of your PST file to avoid loss of data if the file gets corrupted or damaged
  • Run CHKDSK on your system if you encounter corruption issues with your disk before it damages or corrupts your PST file

Other Scenarios Where Remo Repair Outlook Can Be Used

  • In order to fix Outlook not opening issue in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 10, and so on
  • Repair compressed or password protected Outlook PST files
  • User will be able to recover Outlook address book, Notes, and deleted folders from outlook 2016, 2010, and other versions.
  • PST file corrupted when file size exceeds
  • Recovering E-mails lost or deleted due to Microsoft Outlook crash

Why Choose Remo?