4 Ways - How to Recover Deleted Emails in Outlook for Win/Mac

Valyn Hua

Sep 27, 2018 09:00 / Posted by Valyn Hua

My friend lost entire Outlook mail archive, Calendar items, and Contacts and I told him that I would recover everything from Outlook. Now I am trying to recover his e-mail address. There was no backup file made (.pst file) so I am stuck! Is there a way to recover outlook e-mail addresses?"

Microsoft Outlook is an efficient communication tool, which is widely used in our work and life. Outlook stores many information and data such as mail archive, Calendar items, contacts, and more.

With today’s use of Outlook, we almost can’t afford to lose a single email so let alone your plenty of important information.

recover emails in outlook

Thankfully, it is possible to restore the data from Outlook.

Here, we collected some useful ways to recover deleted emails from Outlook.

1. How to Recover Outlook Emails from Deleted Items Folder

Losing email information can be scary, but Outlook makes it really simple to restore the data so that you can recover your Outlook contacts or emails from Deleted Items Folder.

Sign in to your Outlook account. In the left panel, click Deleted Items.

Right-click the emails that you want to recover, click Move and select a folder to get back the deleted emails.

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2. How to Recover Deleted Outlook Emails from Its Server

Even if you don’t find any files in your Deleted Items folder, you can still recover deleted items form its server. Please follow the steps to find deleted items.

In Outlook, go to your email folder list, and then click Deleted Items.

Make sure Home is selected at the top left corner, and then click Recover Deleted Items From Server.

Select the item you want to keep, click Restore Selected Items, and then click OK.

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3. How to Restore an Outlook PST File

When you add an email account to Outlook, a local copy of your information is stored on your computer. This copy, called Outlook Data File (.pst), contains all your previously downloaded or synchronized email messages, calendar information, contacts, and tasks.

To restore an Outlook PST file for mail, contacts, and data, do the following.

In Outlook 2013 or 2016, go to File > Open & Export > Import/Export. In Outlook 2007-2000, open the File > Import and Export menu.

Choose Import from Another Program or File and click Next.

import pst file

Select the option called Outlook Data File (.pst) or Personal Folder File (PST) depending on the version of Outlook you're using and then click the Next button.

Choose Browse to find the PST file that contains your data.

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To import data, pick one from the three options: Replace Duplicates with Items Imported, Allow Duplicates to Be Created, Do Not Import Duplicates. And then click Next to start the import process.

4. How to Retrieve Deleted Emails from Outlook with FoneLab

If you do not have a backup or a PST file, consider using an email recovery program.

FoneLab Data Retriever has a capability of recovering almost all lost Outlook data including email messages, contacts, calendar, and tasks by scanning computer. It is able to retrieve emails that are lost for various reasons such as system crash, hard drive logical failure, non-responding, deletion, corruption, etc.

This software is designed to recover lost data from memory card, computer, hard drive, digital camera, pen drive, and other storage devices. As a result, in addition to recovering emails from computer, it also allows you to retrieve emails from hard drive.

See how it works.

Run this software

Download, install and launch this software on your Windows or Mac. If you need to restore emails from an external drive, connect it to your computer.

fonelab data retriver homepage

Select data type and disk drive

Choose the data types (Here you should choose Email and the data type of the attachments) and the location where you stored the lost email file.

Scan email and attachments

Click Scan button to start the quick scan process. After finishing the scan process, all kinks of emails will be displayed on the interface. In the new window, you can click Deep Scan to get more scan results.

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Recover emails

Search for your lost items. You can also use Filter feature to quickly locate the items you are looking for. Then mark the items and click Recover.

This is a good news,

A 30-day free trial is available. Why not download it to your computer and give it a shot?

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