How to recover deleted files from Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and 2010


When a user deletes an item from his Microsoft Office Outlook, the item goes and lands in the Deleted Items folder of Outlook. That would be permanently deleted if it is yet again deleted from the Deleted Folder. Such deleted files cannot be recovered from Outlook. Nevertheless, Microsoft has introduced a function for the Outlook users to recover permanently deleted files. Please read this article to know the procedure to retrieve them in outlook 2003 and 2010 versions.

Retrieving items after having deleted from Microsoft Office Outlook becomes very important, as we know that written communication is considered as a vital and valid proof in today's business world. The data is usually deleted accidentally or negligently and often on a shared computer where users delegate access to subordinates to operate their Outlook account. This also happens when the Outlook of a user does not work properly due to some issues like mailbox size exceeding limits and software going bad etc. This is a very common problem faced very often by professionals at Help Desk departments.

In this article, I have discussed a few simple steps to recover the deleted items from Outlook 2003 and 2010 versions. This information would not only help the users but also would be useful for the technical support engineers who help their clients in such matters.

Please use the following steps to Recover Deleted Items in outlook 2010 and 2003.

Outlook 2010



Step 1 - Click on the Folder tab > Recover Deleted Items.

Step 2 - On the Recover Deleted Items window Click on the item(s) you wish to retrieve. You can also retrieve more than one items. (Note: Standard Windows selection functions work in this window) Click Select All to select all of the displayed items. Holding the SHIFT button will allow a user to select all items between two selections. Holding the Control button will allow a user to select items individually.

Step 3 - Click on the Recover Selected Items button. (Note: Recovered items are placed in the Deleted Items folder)

Moving Messages from Deleted Items



Step 1 - In the Outlook Navigation pane, click on Deleted Items to display the folder's contents

Step 2 - Select the item(s) you want to move. Right click on a selected item, click Move and select a folder for your selected item(s) to be moved to.

Step 3 - If the folder you wish to move the item to, is not displayed, click on Other Folder. The Moved Items dialog box will appear.

Outlook 2003



Step 1 - In Outlook, select the Deleted Items folder. On the menu bar select Tools > Recover Deleted Items. (Note: If you do not select the Deleted Items folder, Recover Deleted Items will be grayed out on the Tools menu)

Step 2 - On the Recover Deleted Items window Click on the item(s) you wish to retrieve. You can retrieve more than one item. (Note: Standard Windows selection functions work in this window) Click Select All to select all of the displayed items. Holding the SHIFT button will allow a user to select all items between two selections. Holding the CONTROL button will allow a user to select items individually)

Step 3 - The recovered items will return to the Deleted Items folder, where you can read, reply or move to their original location.

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Follow the above simple steps to recover deleted items in Outlook, instantly without escalating it to the tier 2 or tier 3 supports and save your First Call Resolution(FCR). Common users can fix their issues all by themselves by following these steps without calling the Help Desk and wait in the queue for the response of the Support Engineers.


Comments

Author: Marshal23 Apr 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 3

Yes, Recover Deleted Email option helps to restore your deleted email from outlook but if you have deleted email items using "Shift + Del" key then recovery is not a easy task. At that situation you can take help from Stellar Phoenix Deleted Email Recovery Software which can recover your email from PST file either you have deleted temporary or permanently. Try demo version: http://www.stellarinfo.com/deleted-email-recovery.htm

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