Methods to Retrieve Deleted Emails from Outlook 2019

If you want to retrieve permanently deleted emails from MS Outlook, this online resource will guide you through a reliable and safe way to recover lost / deleted data items from any version of MS Outlook (Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003).

Microsoft Outlook is a useful tool for managing email. However, any program can save you the trouble of accidentally deleting important emails. With one click, you could lose the password, the invoice or the required mail. Fortunately, you can retrieve deleted emails from Outlook 2019 PST file. If you are in no hurry to clean up the trash or you have not performed automatic deletion, you can find the letters there. If not, you may need to access a hidden folder of recoverable items or take advantage of professional deleted email recovery software.

When you click on the “Delete” button, the email will not be permanently deleted. Deleted emails are stored in one of the following locations for a specific time:

  1. Deleted items folder
  2. Recoverable project folder
  3. In the backup location

Therefore, there is still the possibility of recovering deleted emails from Outlook.

Simple solution to retrieve deleted emails from Outlook

If you just found out that you accidentally deleted an important email, here are some simple ways to recover it:

  1. Press Ctrl + Z. This is a common command to undo previous changes.
  2. Restore the files from the Deleted Items folder. Go to the Trash folder, search for the email, open it and move it to the Trash.

However, if these simple solutions don’t help you retrieve deleted emails from Outlook 2019, you need to work harder to recover them. Some other methods are defined in the next section.

Method to retrieve outlook emails permanently deleted from Microsoft Outlook

There’s no doubt you’ve checked the Deleted Items or Trash folder. If not, you need to make sure you don’t have the required email in that folder. However, if the deleted email does not exist in MS Outlook, follow the advanced methods below.

Method 1. Check the “Recoverable Items” folder

The Recoverable Items folder is hidden. Follow these steps to find and access the necessary email:

1. Open Outlook, open the list of email folders, then click Deleted Items.

2. Check if the “Home” tab is selected in the top menu bar, then click on the “Restore deleted messages from server” option.

3. In the “Restore deleted items” window that appears, click on the item you want to restore.

4. Select the Restore selected items option and click OK.

5. Outlook will automatically restore the emails and save them in the “Trash” folder. Once inside, you can move them back to your inbox.

Method 2. Use professional tools

If the Recoverable Items folder is not accessible, and the simple solution is not working, then you need to try professional alternatives. These deleted email recovery tools can help restore Outlook data items including deleted email messages. If you search online, many recovery and repair applications will be available with the promise of the best experience. However, we have tested some of them. But of course, not every one of them is up to the task.

The good thing is you do not have to test each and every tool from the internet. We recommend using PCVITA Outlook PST Repair which can retrieve deleted emails from Outlook and can fix corrupted PST files and restore all the emails you need.

Step 1 – Download & run the tool on the Windows system, then click on the Add File button.


Step 2 – Add the Outlook PST file in which the files were deleted.


Note: If the user is unaware of the location of the PST file, they can also search for the files using the search option.

Step 3 – Set the Advance Scan mode to retrieve the deleted emails even if the file is corrupt.


Step 4Preview all the data items of Outlook with deleted items highlighted in red color.


Note: The tool previews multiple data items of Outlook including emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, notes, and journals. All the deleted items are highlighted in red color.

Step 5 – Select PST File and apply Advance Settings as per requirements.


Note: Several additional options such as Outlook installation, date filters, category selection etc. are also provided for user convenience.

Step 6 – Click on Export and the tool will start retrieving all the deleted emails from Outlook 2019 PST file.


One last word: Creating email backups is important

It is important to create a mail backup and the backups can save you from this unpleasant situation. However, if there is no way to help you retrieve deleted emails from Outlook 2019, choose PCVITA Outlook PST Repair, which can recover permanently deleted emails and can also repair PST files to restore its mailbox components. The software offers an option to save and load the scanned information to save users’ time. The program allows you to save the required emails in the following formats: MSG, EML, HTML, PDF, Office 365. However, you just have to choose the method that works best for you.

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This article has been shared by Tarun Gupta who is a blogger and software engineer and loves to share his knowledge and experience.