Recover deleted Emails

By Sidharth | Ideas

It so happens that some time or the other you may come across a situation where you might have accidentally deleted email and some important data  that was in your inbox. When such an incident happens there is no need to panic at all. Whenever an email gets deleted it first goes and sits in the trash folder. So you can check your trash to see if the deleted mail lies there. If in case you do not find it in the trash, then it is clear that you have permanently deleted your email. But again there is nothing to worry as there many tools available that help you recover deleted emails. But you should keep in mind that the earlier you try to get back your deleted email, the better the chances are.

Wonder how you will be able to restore and recover deleted mails? When you erase a mail from your trash folder, it does not get erased permanently from your system. The deleted mail still resides in your hard drive though you will not be able to find out where exactly the deleted mail resides. What really happens is that the space occupied by the deleted email is available as a space for reuse. So until this space is overwritten by a new file, the deleted mail still remains there and hence can be easily retrieved.

Recovering deleted mails from outlook

In order to recover a deleted mail from your outlook, it is necessary that you act quickly to retrieve them. This is because when you use your system for downloads and for installing new stuff, the space that has been freed by your deleted mails will get overwritten. Hence if there is a delay in recovering the deleted mails, the chances become less as it might get removed from your hard drive permanently. In case you have a hard drive that has greater capacity, then your system will use the space that is already available for the new stuff and you’re the chances of your deleted mails residing in your computer becomes greater as the system will touch the space available by the deleted mails only in the end. So with the help of good email recovery software you can easily retrieve the mails that you have lost.

Email recovery programs a great a boon as they able to search and get back the mail that you might have deleted by mistake. When you do a simple search you will be able to get a list of all the recoverable emails and file attachments. These type of email recovery softwares not only help to retrieve mails from your outlook but also from other web based programs like Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail etc. Most of these soft wares are free for download and thus you can download and see whether these features really work to retrieve deleted mails from outlook, yahoo and so on.

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!

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Micky kalra February 23, 2010

only one spesific email i am looking which was in the name of sanj , pls let me know how do i recover all the mails

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Micky kalra February 23, 2010

hi I want to recovermy very very inmprtant emails which i had deleted by mistake , I want to recover my some sent mails aand some inbox mail , pls tell me the process

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STONEMAN_ANIMAL December 24, 2009

I NEED 2 RECOVER a FEW DELETED EMAILs FROM 12/13/09 to 12/16/09. THESE r FROM my YAHOO ACCOUNT, I am us' XP SERVICE PACK 3. ANY HELP! THANKS……..

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danah July 1, 2009

can you name a specific software that can recover deleted gmail emails for a mac?

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