Today we are going to dialogue about deleted email recovery. It could really be a harsh experience to have had lost important emails, notes, attachments, contacts, calendars, tasks, or other items. Sometimes deleted emails can be found in the "deleted items" folder. However, for unknown or inexplicable reasons in some conditions, you will not be able to find them there either. The thing is that your personal database (PST) where emails are stored locally can get corrupted, and it will be impossible for you to recover or access your lost data.
If you were that unfortunate having to experience losing emails because of a corrupted PST file. I am going to show you an Outlook email recovery method that uses free Outlook email recovery software. First, I will introduce this Outlook email recovery I recommend and then provide a complex tutorial. Last, a few tips on deleted email recovery will conclude our discussion.
Performing a deleted email recovery on a corrupted PST file is quite probable if you know what you’re doing and have the right tools, of course. Stellar Phoenix Outlook PST Repair is a free Outlook email recovery software which specializes in PST file recovery. The latest version which can be found online supports PST files from Microsoft Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000.
Precisely, you are allowed to recover all sorts of files like emails, contacts, calendars, notes, and so on. The fact is that you can save recovered emails in formats like EML, MSG, RTF, HTML, and PDF. With this Outlook email recovery software, you can even fix encrypted PSTs. Also, you can easily export the recovery session output in a newly uncorrupted PST file, and then all you have left to do is to import it in Microsoft Outlook. You can download this free email recovery from its official website.
Please note that we are using Outlook PST Repair as an Outlook email recovery software in this tutorial that only allows you to preview and recover emails from Outlook PST files.
1. Recover Damaged and Corrupted PST Files
The prerequisite of this Outlook email recovery method is downloading and installing Outlook PST Repair.
Step 1 In the home screen, have two options to repair PST files, "Select a corrupt Outlook PST file" and "Find the PST file". If you do not know the location of PST files, click "Select Outlook file" or click "Find Outlook File".
Step 2 Look in a drive and search the PST files
Step 3 After searching for a drive, all the PST files will be displayed in the "Find Results" section. Select the one you want to repair and click "Start".
Step 4 Scan the selected PST files. It will take some time to recover deleted emails from Outlook PST file.
Step 5 All the repaired PST files will be shown in the left sidebar. You can preview and check the email folders.
2. Save Deleted Emails from a Recovered PST File
Step 1 Select an email message from repaired PST files to save the desired location
Outlook PST Repair software also supports recovering items from PST files such as attachments, contacts, calendars, tasks, notes, and journals. It is an effective deleted email recovery software for Outlook.