Personal Storage Table (PST) file is a storage file which acts like a database to store all major components of MS Outlook such as emails, Contacts, Calendars, Attachments, Notes etc. Hence these files are very important and any corruption or damage to these files will result in email deletion. In such cases an updated backup of your PST file would help you to restore your deleted emails back. However in the absence of backup it may lead to many problems.
To know how to repair your corrupt / damaged PST file and recover deleted Outlook emails, read this article
Other Reasons for email deletion are:
- Virus / malware infection on your email
- Compacting the size of a PST file also results in email deletion
- MS Outlook PST file exceeding its maximum size limit, etc
As said earlier email deletion usually happens due to corrupt PST file, PST files get corrupt due to several reasons some of them include malware infection, improperly terminating Outlook application, Power failure and many other reasons.
Even after deleting your emails, it is still possible to recover them back, try the below steps to recover your deleted emails:
Open MS Outlook application->click on “Tools” tab->Choose “Recover Deleted Items” option->A recovery Window pops up and shows all the emails which can be recovered->Choose the emails which you want to retrieve and click on “Restore Selected Items” button->The emails which you selected will be restored back to their original folder from which they were deleted.
If the above mentioned procedure doesn’t help, then you need to repair your corrupt / damaged PST file to recover your emails. This can be done using efficient PST repair software. Outlook PST Repair is an excellent repair utility, which helps you repair corrupt PST file and recovers your deleted emails along with Notes, Appointments, Contacts etc. This software is especially designed to fix severely corrupt Outlook PST file in few minutes, the best thing about the software is that it doesn’t modify or change the PST file during the repair process.
Working of the software?
Terminate MS Outlook application before repair process->Download Outlook PST Repair software and install the application to your system->Run the application and follow the main screen procedure->Click on “Open PST File” option to open your corrupt PST file, if you know its exact folder location-> Use “Find PST File” option to search and locate for your PST file, if you don’t know the exact location or choose “Select Outlook Profile” option to choose for the specific Outlook profile, if you have multiple Outlook profile->Choose the appropriate scanning method->Browse for the destination location and click on “Repair” button->Allow the repair process to complete->Allow the repair process, to complete->
After completion the application shows all the Outlook deleted emails and other Outlook items such as Notes, Contacts, Calendars, Attachments etc