Deleted Items Retrieval from Outlook 2013

“Hi, I have Outlook 2013 installed on my computer; since t has been very long since I thought of deleting unwanted data from my PST file. Therefore I deleted some mails, Contacts, calendar events and other items which are not usable. When I opened my Outlook profile again, I got to know that I had deleted some important data. I want those items back on Outlook 2013 PST file, but I do not have backup from where I can restore deleted items. Please suggest an alternative way for recovering deleted items from Outlook 2013. Thanks in advance...”

When you delete any data like email, Task, Contact, etc. from Outlook 2013 profile; then they will be moved to ‘Deleted Items’ folder. Sometimes, users make settings to empty Deleted Items folder upon exiting Outlook, which results in deletion of Outlook 2013 items. If you have deleted any attributes using Shift keys, then the data bypasses ‘Deleted Items’ folder on Outlook 2013 profile. Therefore, data will be erased from Outlook 2013 with lack of knowledge on deletion of data. However, you can recover deleted items from Outlook 2013 PST file using suitable PST file recovery software. Before doing anything, you should know about different cases responsible for deletion or loss of items from Outlook 2013 PST file as given below:

  • Erasing items from Outlook 2013 PST file using Shift Delete keys
  • Emptying Deleted items folder in Outlook 2013 by right clicking on it and selecting ‘Empty Folder’ action without checking its contents
  • Deleting ‘Deleted items folder’ by user mistakes while doing some other task
  • The items will also be lost from Outlook 2013 PST file when gets corrupt for reasons as mentioned below:
    • Outlook 2013 PST file exceeding specified size limit
    • Outlook profile corruption due to virus/malware infection to PST file on Outlook 2013
    • Using improper compression technique on Outlook 2013 PST file
    • Sharing Outlook 2013 PST file in open network

There are many causes for inaccessibility of data deletion of Outlook items from MS Outlook 2013 PST file. However, you can recover data from ‘Deleted Items’ folder easily using Yodot Outlook PST Repair software.

Deleted items recovery software for Outlook 2013:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair software helps not only to fix Outlook 2013 PST file but also to recover deleted items from the Outlook profile. This program is capable of retrieving deleted emails, mail attachments, Calendar Items, Contacts, tasks, Remainders, Notes and other items from Outlook 2013 PST file along with deleted items folder. You can also retrieve items deleted or lost from Outlook data files i.e. both PST and OST file of Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 and 2000 versions. This utility is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.

Procedure to restore deleted items from Outlook 2013:

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair software and install it on your PC
  • Run the tool and select any one option among the “Open PST File”, “Find PST File” or “Select Outlook Profile” options shown on main screen
  • Select corrupt or healthy Outlook 2013 PST file from which deleted items has to be recovered
  • Then click on “Next” to proceed to next screen
  • Select either ‘Normal Scan’ or ‘Smart Scan’ and select a path where you want to save scanned copy of Outlook 2013 PST file
  • Click on “Repair” option to start repair or scan process by the software
  • Software scans selected Outlook 2013 profile and displays information of attributes enclosed in it


  • Keep backup of Outlook 2013 PST file and restore in case of emergency
  • Run antivirus scan on Outlook 2013 PST file to avoid virus infection

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