Retrieving a deleted item in Outlook

Emails or other items in a PST file might get deleted either accidentally or intentionally. There are two cases of deletion of emails and other email items in MS Outlook.

One is the item is deleted and is in ‘Deleted Items’ folders. Other case is items or folders have been deleted permanently from ‘Deleted Items’ folder itself.

Now if you want to recover deleted items in Outlook, you’ll have to follow either of the given below steps.

Retrieving an item or folder from the Deleted Items folder

  1. On the Go menu, click Folder List, and then in the Navigation Pane, click Deleted Items.

  2. Select the items you want to retrieve.

  3. Right-click the selection, and then click Move to Folder on the shortcut menu.

  4. In the list, click the folder you want to move the items to.

Or, you can simply drag the item from ‘Deleted Items’ folder to another folder.

Recovering items or folders that are permanently deleted

  1. On the Go menu, click Folder List, and then in the Navigation Pane, click Deleted Items.

  2. On the Tools menu, click Recover Deleted Items.

  3. In the list, click the item or folder you want to retrieve, and then click the Recover Selected Items icon.

  4. The item is recovered and saved in the Deleted Items folder.

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