How to recover deleted E-Mails from Microsoft Office Outlook

Microsoft office outlook is used almost every places including corporate world. We read e-mails and delete unwanted e-mails from outlook. When you delete any e-mail from outlook it directly goes to delete floder till you don’t press Shift + delete.

When you press Shift + Delete, it is permanently deleted from misrosoft office outlook.

But good news is that you can recover deleted e-mail yourself. You do not need to ask an expert person. You can also become expert of recovering your e-mail using following methods.

  1. First Exit from Microsoft Office Outlook.
  2. Now open the Windows registry editor using following method.
    1. Start > Run and Type regedit > hit Enter

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  1. Browse to My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Exchange\Client\Options.
  2. Right click > Select New and then click on DWORD Value.
  3. Type the name DumpsterAlwaysOn.  Don’t use spaces between DumpsterAlwaysOn.

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  1. Set the DWORD value to 1.

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recover deleted emails

  1. Restart Microsoft Office Outlook > select Tools menu and click on Recover Deleted Items command for every Outlook folder.
  2. Recover Deleted Items option will now be enabled.

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Your E-mails will look like following screen shot. Select and recover them from the recover deleted items.

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I have tested this on Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

I hope this article will help you to restore your deleted e-mails.


1 thought on “How to recover deleted E-Mails from Microsoft Office Outlook”

  1. Vibin

    On the registry editor, I am only able to browse to:
    My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\

    In other words, I do not have Exchange under Microsoft.

    What do I do in this case?

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