Recover Deleted Items AFTER Emptied from Deleted Items Folder

Microsoft Outlook, when used with a Microsoft Exchange Server account, enables you to recover deleted items even after the Deleted Items folder is emptied.

Use these steps to attempt to recover items deleted from the Deleted Items folder:

  1. On Folder tab, click Recover Deleted Items.
  2. Select an item or group of items then click Recover Selected Items button. Recover Selected Items
    Tip To select multiple items, press CTRL as you click each item.

  3. Recovered items are restored to the folder from which they were deleted.

Note: Retention times are set at the server level. Deleted items cannot be restored after this time elapses.

Last Updated: August 02, 2017