How to Find Deleted Emails in Outlook 2013?

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“Hi, I was viewing few emails on Outlook 2013 PST file. I was about to flag a mail but my fingers slipped and I clicked on “Delete” option which was just next to the flag symbol. The mail is not in Deleted Items Folder also to restore. I cannot request for resending mail to the sender for some reasons. Please suggest me a way to retrieve deleted emails from Outlook 2013 on my computer”

On Outlook 2013, it is easy to find and manage emails as the application provides flag or delete option at the right end of each mail. Hence there are more chances of accidental deletion from Outlook profile as described in above scenario. If deleted mails are older then you may restore them from backed up PST file. If any new mails are deleted and not present in backup PST file, then you will be under trouble. But you need not think much on deleted emails as there is a way to retrieve them.

If your computer is running on Windows 7 and above OS versions, then you can enjoy the benefits of Outlook 2013 by installing it. Outlook 2013 gives you options to view list of ‘All’ or ‘Unread’ mails. You need not install Hotmail Connector to add Outlook.com or Hotmail account anymore. This even provides weather forecast for you in “Calendar” attribute. You can easily switch between Outlook 2013 attributes; with the “People” attribute you can view details of people in your contacts and lot more attractive features are incorporated in Outlook 2013. While using your Outlook profile, you may delete emails from different folders like Inbox, Drafts, Sent Items or any customized email folder created by you.

What to do for recovering deleted emails on Outlook 2013?

Upon deletion of emails, you can find them in Deleted Items folder. But if you have exited Outlook 2013 profile after deletion, then mails will not be present in Deleted Items folder. This is the default setting in Outlook 2013 and you should customize the settings if you want to retain deleted mails for extended period of time.

If you do not find emails in Deleted Items folder then do not panic. There is an option to get back data deleted from Deleted items folder, i.e. Recover Deleted Items. When you click on this, data deleted from Deleted items folder will be restored. Then you can restore your emails from Deleted Items folder to respective folder from where mails were deleted. If this method fails to retrieve deleted emails from your Outlook 2013 profile, then you can use Yodot Outlook PST Repair software.

Outlook 2013 Repair software:

If you are thinking on how to retrieve deleted emails from Outlook 2013, then Yodot Outlook PST Repair is the best solution. As the name suggests, this utility can be used to repair Outlook PST file and also recover emails deleted from your Outlook 2013 PST file at same time. You can bring back deleted emails from various folders of Outlook 2013 PST file using this tool without modifying PST file data. It reads and saves a separate copy of Outlook 2013 PST file from your computer drive; creates new PST file and repairs it. Not only emails, it can recover other attributes like Contacts, Tasks, RSS Feeds, Calendar Items, etc from Outlook 2013 PST file.

Steps to retrieve deleted emails from Outlook 2013:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software and install it on your computer with Outlook 2013 from where emails are deleted from profile
  • Run the utility and select “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” or “Select Outlook Profile” to locate PST file
  • After selecting PST file to be scanned for deleted emails, click on “Next”
  • Select destination by browsing, then choose either “Normal Scan” or “Smart Scan” and click on “Repair” option
  • The tool scans PST file and displays the information of attributes present in PST file
  • Open PST file at destination where you had directed new repaired PST file to find deleted emails

Useful Tips:

  • Backup Outlook PST file of your computer to restore in case of deletion of emails from the profile
  • If you have used Recover Deleted Items option, then quickly restore emails from Deleted Items folder before exiting Outlook to avoid deletion of recovered mails again

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