How to Find Lost Emails in Outlook?

Updated on January 24, 2020

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How to Find Lost Emails in Outlook?

Hi everyone, I opened my Outlook today and found some of my emails were missing. I don’t auto archive my emails, so there is no chance I can get it back that way. Some of the missing emails are extremely important. Now the question is how to find lost emails in Outlook? Can anyone help me to recover lost emails in Outlook? Is there any program to restore lost emails in Outlook?

We can most certainly help you with recovering lost emails from Outlook. Remo Repair Outlook (PST) is one of the most renowned applications that can repair PST files as well as recover deleted/lost emails. But before we jump into the process of recovering emails, let’s find out the main reasons for loss of emails from Outlook.

This is how emails in Outlook get lost/deleted:

  • Size Limit: If PST file exceeds its size limit, then this may cause some of your data/emails in the file to get deleted
  • Third party programs: It is possible that certain third party programs may delete your Outlook emails. In order to avoid this from happening again, enable the option ‘Don’t let other programs delete messages from Outlook’.
  • Sharing Same PST: Possibilities of email loss may be more when you share a single PST file over a network
  • External Threats: Due to external threats such as virus, malware and spyware there is high risk of PST file corruption which may result in loss of important data such as emails.
  • Software Issues: Due to some software issues or conflicts there are chances of loss of emails.

Remo Outlook (PST) Repair Tool to Recover Lost Emails in Outlook

Remo Repair Outlook (PST) is the best tool in recovering lost emails in Outlook without any difficulties. Its read only mode algorithm will swiftly repair corrupt PST files and recovers lost/erased emails, journals, folders, contacts and many more. Whenever you face any problems with PST files then do not panic, just make use of Remo Repair Outlook (PST) utility. This tool is compatible with all latest versions of Windows Operating system including the latest Windows 10, and all it's earlier versions. Users can use trial version before going for paid version to check its recovery capabilities, as the trial edition allows you to preview the repaired PST file, and all it's emails recovered.

Significant Features of Remo Repair Outlook (PST)

  • Repairs oversized Outlook PST files
  • This software helps in retrieving emails from all versions of Outlook including Outlook 2016
  • It also retrieves contacts, calendars, notes, journals and all Outlook data in addition to emails
  • Ability to fix encrypted, compressed or password-protected PST file
  • Recovers files that are deleted from deleted item folder or from any other folder
  • This software provides you real time preview of the repaired and recovered items in it's free trial version itself


Steps to Find Lost Emails in Outlook:

Step 1: Terminate MS Outlook application before repair process. Download and install Remo Repair software to your Windows system. Run the software and follow the main screen procedure. Click on "Open PST File" option to open your corrupt / damaged PST file. Click on "Find PST File" option to search and choose your Outlook PST file or Use "Select Outlook Profile" option to choose a specific Outlook profile, if you have multiple accounts.

Find Lost Emails in Outlook - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Choose the appropriate scanning method. Then, click "Browse" to select the destination to save repaired PST file and click "Repair" to start the repair process.

Finding Lost Emails in Outlook - Choose Scanning Method

Figure B: Choose Scanning Method

Step 3: After repair completion, the application displays all Outlook deleted emails and other elements such as Notes, Contacts, Journals, attachments etc. in the "Preview". After preview, you can check for the repaired file in the specified location

Recover Lost Emails in Outlook - View Recovered Items

Figure C: View Recovered Items