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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Outlook
2. 7 Reasons to Take Outlook Backup
3. Outlook Backup for Business
3.1. Hold User Data
3.1.1. Using Litigation Hold as an Outlook Backup Tool
3.1.2. Using In-place Hold as an Outlook Backup Tool
3.1.3. Using eDiscovery Module as an Outlook Backup Tool
3.2. Take Outlook Backup Using Third-party Tools
4. Why Should You Use Third-party Tools to Take Outlook Backup?
5. Outlook Backup Best Practices for IT Administrators
6. Self-service Outlook Backup and Restore Solutions
6.1. Take Outlook Backup & Restore Using Import/Export Wizard
6.2.Take Outlook Backup & Restore Emails Using Drag and Drop
6.3. Email Forwarding as an Outlook Backup Tool
7. Can You Get Away Without Having an Outlook Backup?
7.1. Recovering Deleted Emails in Free Outlook
7.2. Recovering Deleted Emails in Outlook on the Web
7.3. Recovering Deleted Emails in Desktop Outlook

 

Introduction to Outlook

Outlook is one of the most popular email services.

According to ZDNet, Microsoft Office 365 had over 120 million active business users by the end of 2017 and the free web version of Outlook – Outlook.com – has around 400 million active users in early 2018.

With so many people depending on Outlook for communication and data sharing, it is necessary to learn about various methods to keep your Outlook data safe.

If your organization uses Microsoft Outlook – cloud or desktop – read on to find out ways to back up your data.

But before we investigate different ways to back up and restore your Outlook data, let’s clear the air about what Outlook really is.

Outlook is primarily an email service provided by Microsoft. The term Outlook is quite confusing as Microsoft has several products that use Outlook in their names but are actually different systems with similar functions. There are three major variations:

1. Outlook is the mail client that comes with Microsoft Office that is locally installed in your desktop. This software has different versions like Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. To avoid confusion we will call it desktop Outlook.

2. Outlook on the Web – earlier called Outlook Web App – is the email web app for those who have subscribed to Office 365. The subscription service is available for both business and personal use.

3. Outlook.com is the free email version of Outlook and we will refer to this as Free Outlook.

7 Reasons to Take Outlook Backup

There is a popular belief that data stored in Microsoft cloud applications like Office 365 does not need any backup because it’s already stored in the cloud.

This is not true.

Microsoft has some inbuilt features that allow you to keep your data safe, but these are quite complex. Also, these features are not exclusively built for backup and restore, making it less effective when you lose data.

If you have not already kept a backup of your data, there is very little that Microsoft can do in the event of a data loss.

Therefore, it’s your responsibility to keep your data safe at all times.

Let’s look at 7 good reasons why you should take Outlook backup.

1. Statutory Regulation & Compliance

Regulated industries like healthcare, legal, and finance are required to comply with data security and retention regulations. They are required to keep records of the emails, attachments, and documents related to the company and customers for many years.

Keeping a backup will help organizations comply with such regulations in the event of a data loss.

2. Litigation Support

During litigation, organizations are required to retrieve and submit data – that might even be years old –upon request. There are chances that older emails and documents might have been lost or deleted.

Backing up your emails and documents will help your organization in the event of a litigation.

3. Easy Data Retrieval & Increased Business Productivity

Having a backup of your emails and attachments will significantly improve your business productivity by saving time in trying to restore lost data by cumbersome methods.

4. Business Continuity

Backing up your emails and documents can help you access lost data in the event of a natural disaster.  Therefore, even if the data was lost it would not affect your business continuity.

5. Malicious Intent & Accidents

What if an employee permanently deleted an important data deliberately or you lost your important documents due to an unforeseen disaster? Having a backup is the only thing that can save your organization in such events.

6. Limited Storage & Deleted Email Retency

Outlook retains emails in the Deleted Items folder for only 30 days after deletion. The limited storage forces end users to delete older emails. If there is no backup they might be deleting documents that might be required in the future.

7. Ransomware Attacks

Everyday scammers and cybercriminals are finding new methods to attack businesses. They attack using ransomware like WannaCry that can keep your data hostage for a huge sum of money.

Keeping a backup of all your business data is the only thing you can do to be completely safe in the event of a ransomware attack.

Outlook Backup for Business

Being an IT administrator, have you ever wondered what you will do if an employee accidentally or intentionally deleted important data? What will you do if you faced a ransomware attack?

How are you going to get your data back?

The only effective way to save your organization is by taking a regular backup of your data.

Office 365 does not have a single feature or web application to automatically backup your cloud data. However, you can manually take backup using some native features.

These features allow you to put your data on hold thereby, considerably reducing the risk of losing them.

Hold User Data

It’s possible to hold users’ data using Office 365 native features. Though the purpose of these features is data discovery, they can serve as a backup feature during data loss incidents in a limited manner.

Note: This method is only helpful during accidental deletions but not helpful in the event of a malware attack like ransomware or outages.

There are 3 different ways through which IT administrators can hold user data:

1) Litigation hold

2) In-place hold

3) eDiscovery

Using Litigation Hold as an Outlook Backup Tool

In the event of a litigation, the organization involved is obliged to produce all data pertaining to the case.

Litigation Hold is a native feature in Office 365 for easy email access and safety. It prevents alterations or deletions of emails that could be a potential evidence in the future.

Note: This feature is exclusive for those subscribed to Office 365 Enterprise E3 plans and E5 plans.

So how is Litigation Hold related to back up?

To keep the data safe for future reference, the administrator can put the desired user’s emails on hold; preserving all the mailbox content for as long as needed.

Once the data is put on Litigation Hold, end-user actions do not affect the held data.

For example, even if a user permanently deletes an email, the email will still be accessible to the administrator if his mailbox was put on Litigation Hold.

Therefore, in situations like accidental or intentional deletions, you can still access your data, making Litigation Hold function as an Outlook backup tool.

How to Enable Litigation Hold?

Litigation hold can only be enabled through the Exchange admin center. Follow these steps to enable Litigation Hold for your organization:

  • Log in to Microsoft 365 admin center.

Microsoft sign in page

  • Navigate to the Admin centers – on the left pane – and click on the Exchange option from the drop-down menu.

Exchange Admin center

  • This will open the Exchange admin center.

Exchange admin Center

  • Click on the module recipients to view the user list in your organization.

Note: The figures shown are from a test account. In your Exchange admin center, you will see the complete list of users configured in your domain.

  • Double click on the name of the user whose emails you want to preserve.

Selecting recipients

  • A pop-up with all the options that apply to a user will appear on the screen.

 

  • Click on the option mailbox features and scroll down to find the option Litigation hold: Disabled.

Mailbox features

  • Click on Enable option under litigation hold to set up Hold for the selected user. This will open the settings page.

Litigation hold

  • Leave the option Litigation hold duration (days) empty as the mailbox must be held indefinitely for it to function as an Outlook backup tool.
  • Click on Save.

Once the Litigation hold is enabled, emails are retained by Exchange even if users delete emails from their mailbox.

Using In-place Hold as an Outlook Backup Tool

In-Place Hold is similar to Litigation hold but with some extra features. In In-Place Hold, it’s possible to hold specific emails by filtering them based on different criteria. Whereas in Litigation hold all the content in the user’s mailbox will be held irrespective of your need.

Note: To enable the filtering option in In-Place Hold, the administrator needs to have permissions to the role of Discovery management. To add the administrator, follow these steps:

  • Log in to the Microsoft 365 admin center.
  • Navigate to the Admin centers – on the left pane – and click on the Exchange option from the drop-down menu.
  • This will open the Exchange admin center.
  • Click on Permissions – on the left pane – and select the option, admin roles.
  • Next, click on Discovery ManagementMembers and add the administrator to the Discovery management list.

How to Enable In-place Hold?

  • Log in to the Microsoft 365 admin center.
  • Navigate to the Admin centers – on the left pane – and click on the Exchange option from the drop-down menu.

Exchange Admin center

  • This will open the Exchange admin center.

Exchange admin center

  • Click on compliance management – on the left pane – and click on the ‘+’ icon.

Compliance management

  • Name the hold and add a description in the pop-up page.
  • Click on Next.

in-place eDiscovery & hold

  • Click on the radio button Specify mailboxes to search.
  • Click on the ‘+ ’ icon to add the user whose data is to be held and click on Next.

specify mailboxes to search

  • Click on the radio button, Filter based on criteria and fill the required specifications to hold the data.
  • Click Next.

Filter based on criteria

  • Next, click on the radio button Hold indefinitely under the In-Place Hold settings to hold the content indefinitely.
  • Click on Finish.

Hold indefinitely

It will take a few seconds to create the In-Place Hold.

Once the In-Place Hold is set up, the held data will not be affected irrespective of the user actions. The administrator can search, view and export this data using the eDiscovery module.

Using eDiscovery Module as an Outlook Backup Tool

eDiscovery is the process of searching and locating data that could be used as potential evidence during a legal procedure. It can retain critical business data for as long as needed.

Note: Only those who have subscribed to the Office 365 Enterprise E3 and E5 plans have access to the eDiscovery tool.

This tool comprises four modules:

Case: A way to organize data and restrict the held data to a certain set of users.

Hold: Protects important data from user modifications or deletions.

Search: Lets the administrator search for specific email among the held data.

Export: Exports discovered data as a pst file.

How to Use eDiscovery Tool?

  • Log in to Microsoft 365 admin center.
  • Navigate to the Admin centers – on the left pane – and click on the Security & Compliance option from the drop-down menu.

Microsoft Admin Center

  • You will be redirected to the page, security and compliance admin center.
  • Navigate to Search & investigation – on the left pane – and click on the eDiscovery option from the drop-down menu.

Search & investigation

  • Next, click on the button Create a case to hold the user data.

eDiscovery page

  • Enter the Case name and Description.
  • Click on Save.

New case page

  • Next, click on the Open button, to go to the case created.

Open eDiscovery

  • This will redirect you to a new tab with settings specific to the case selected.

Case details

Note: Testing eDiscovery is the name of the case we created as an example.

The next step is to create a Hold.

How to create a Hold in eDiscovery?

  • Navigate to Hold in the Toolbar and click on Create.

Create hold page

  • Enter the hold name and description.
  • Click on Next.

Name your hold page

  • Click on Choose users, groups, or teams under the Exchange email option to choose the user accounts to be preserved.

Choose locations

  • Search for users to be added, in the new window that will open.
  • Select the desired username and click the button Choose.hold location eDiscovery
  • Click on the Done button on the next page.

List of holds

  • This will take you back to the Create a new hold page.
  • Click on Next.

Create new hold page

  • Click on the Add conditions options to filter the emails using conditions like sender name, receiver name, sent date, and so on – only if needed.
  • Click on Next.

Create query page

  • Review your hold settings and click on the button Create this hold to complete the process.

Review settings page

How to Search for Data Using eDiscovery?

Now that we have put the user on hold, in future the administrator can search for the user data even after user deletions or modifications.

To search for the held data, follow these steps:

  • Log in to Microsoft 365 admin center.
  • Navigate to the Admin centers – on the left pane – and click on the Security & Compliance option from the drop-down menu.
  • You will be redirected to the page, security & compliance.
  • Navigate to Search & Investigation – on the left pane – and click on the eDiscovery option from the drop-down menu.
  • Open the required case – Testing eDiscovery is the case we created as an example.

Case details

  • Navigate to the Search module and click on the option New search.

New search

  • Type in the keywords that can help in identifying the desired emails and click on Add conditions if you need a more filtered search.
  • Choose the radio button Locations on hold and click on Save & run to start the search.

Keywords and locations on hold page

  • Next, give the search a name and click on the Save button. This will help you access the same search results later without the hassle of entering the filters all over again.

Save the search page

  • This will start the search.

Note: The search might take a few seconds to a few minutes depending on the size of the data held in the account.

  • After completion, the results retrieved will be given as a list – as shown below.

List of results retrieved

How to Export the Retrieved Data?

Once you have identified the emails that you were looking for, you can export it as a pst file – Outlook data file – using the export module.

To export the retrieved emails right after the search, follow these steps:

  • Click on the More option on the toolbar and select Export results from the drop-down menu.

Export results

  • Next, review all the settings and click on the Export button.

Export options

  • Copy the Export key that appears on the screen to your clipboard and click on the Download results button on the top of the screen to export the retrieved data.

Export key

Note: To download these results, you must be using the browsers Microsoft edge or Internet Explorer. Clicking on the Download results button will download an application file to install the eDiscovery export tool.

  • Install the eDiscovery export tool in your system.
  • Once the application is installed, paste the export key in the tool and specify the location where the downloaded data should be stored.
  • Next, click on the Start button.

eDiscovery export tool

 

Note: The time taken to download the data will depend on its size.

Now, the exported emails are stored offline in the preferred location functioning as a backup.

Take Outlook Backup Using Third-party Tools

In the previous sections, we saw the native features in Office 365 that could function as a backup tool. But these are not programmed to exclusively backup your data or easily restore them. As a result, they are neither fully effective nor user-friendly for backup.

So how do you take an easy and effective Outlook backup?

There are third-party tools designed solely for backup and restore. They are easier and reliable to back up your data and effortlessly restore it.

SysCloud offers a fully automated cloud to cloud backup and restore service. We use the top trusted web services like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform to store data.

With SysCloud, IT administrators can back up and restore data in just a few clicks. You can define retention rules that allow you to back up data for an unlimited period.

Here is how you can take Outlook backup using SysCloud

  • Launch SysCloud’s application using this link apps.syscloud.com
  • Log in to Office 365 using your admin credentials.

SysCloud log in page

 

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  • Logging in will take you to the home page of the SysCloud application.

SysCloud home page

  • Navigate to Backup in the menu bar and select Start Backup from the drop-down menu.

Backup option

  • Next, select the accounts of the users you want to backup.
  • Click on the Add button on the right side of the screen.

Add users

  • This will add the selected users to the backup list.

Backup user list

  • Click the button Start Backup to start the backup progress.

Backup progress

The progress can be seen in the Archive & Restore page.

Now you have a second copy of your data safely stored on the cloud and you can retrieve it when needed.

How to Restore Using Third-party Tools

Restoring lost or deleted emails using SysCloud is easy and time-saving. Be it a specific email or the entire domain, Outlook can be restored in just a few clicks.

Follow these steps to restore your data using SysCloud.

  • Open the SysCloud application.
  • Navigate to Backup on the menu bar and select Archive & Restore from the drop-down menu.

SysCloud dashboard

  • A list of users whose data have already been backed up and the daily backup progress will appear on the screen.

Backup progress

  • Click on the user(s) whose data needs to be restored.
  • The page will list all the data of the user(s), including their emails that have been backed up.

Backup list

Note: SysCloud allows you to either restore all the emails or a particular email of the user.

To restore email(s) back to inbox:

  • Select the email(s) to be restored.
  • Click on the button Restore and choose the option Selected Items – to restore selected emails – or select All option – to restore all emails.

Select users

  • Verify the email address and click on the Restore button.

Restore data

The email(s) will now be restored back to the specified inbox.

Why Should You Use Third-party Tools to Take Outlook Backup?

Using third-party tools like SysCloud, you can:

  • Easily restore specific emails or all the emails back to their account in just a few clicks without the trouble of importing and exporting.
  • Retain safe copies of organizational data even after events like employee exits and account deletions; saving license costs.
  • Take Outlook backup and restore even without any technical expertise.
  • Take faster backup even for large teams.
  • Have more data security with increased administrator controls and secure data storage locations.

Outlook Backup Best Practices for IT Administrators

  • Always use long passwords that have twelve or more characters containing special characters, numbers, and uppercase.
  • Never record your password anywhere. Use a password manager that allows encryption if necessary.
  • Enable multi-step authentication.
  • Setup password recovery options through a secondary email or a phone number.
  • Enhance your email security by authenticating your email with DKIM, authorizing senders with SPF and preventing outgoing spam with DMARC to prevent spoofing.
  • Schedule an automatic Outlook backup – using applications like SysCloud.
  • Take manual Outlook backup whenever required, especially during peak season or during critical project delivery.
  • Always monitor your Outlook backup storage and make sure that you have not exceeded the backup subscription limits.

To know how to back up your OneDrive data, check out our in-depth article, OneDrive Backup: The Complete Guide for IT Administrators 2018.

Self-service Outlook Backup and Restore Solutions

There are different ways individuals who use the free version of Outlook can take a backup of their emails.

As mentioned in the previous sections, Microsoft hardly has any feature that is specifically designed to take a backup of your emails and restore it back to your inbox. However, some features can function as an Outlook backup tool in a limited manner.

Take Outlook Backup & Restore Using Import/Export Wizard

With the Import/Export wizard, individuals can manually back up their emails and store it in a local storage. This will come in handy during data loss incidents and unforeseen disasters.

The email messages can be restored using the import feature of Outlook.

Note: This Import/Export wizard is only available in the desktop version of Outlook and not in the web versions.

How to Use the Export Option as an Outlook Backup Tool?

  • Launch Outlook desktop application.
  • Select the File option in the menu bar.

Desktop Outlook home page

  • Navigate to Open & Export and select the option Import/Export. This will open the Import/Export wizard.

Open & export

  • Choose the option Export to a file and click on Next.

Import and export wizard

  • Next, select the desired folder – for example, Inbox –  that has to be exported and click on Next.

Export Outlook data file

  • In the next screen, click on the Browse button to choose the location in which you want to store the exported email(s).

Import Outlook data file

  • Click on the button Finish. The selected folder –Inbox – will be exported as a pst file and will be kept in the specified location.

Even though manually exporting your emails and storing it in a hardware might serve the purpose of a backup, this method has some serious limitations.

You might have to regularly take manual backup to stay up-to-date with the emails. Also, older backups must be regularly deleted to save local storage space.

How to Use the Import Option as a Restore Tool?

Restoring emails can be done using the Import feature in the Import/Export wizard.

  • Launch Outlook Desktop Application.
  • Click on the option File in the menu bar.

Desktop Outlook home page

  • Navigate to Open & Export and select the option Import/Export. This will open the Import/Export wizard.

Open and export

  • Choose the option, Import from another program or file and click on Next.

Import and export wizard

  • Choose the file type Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next.

Import a file

  • Next, click on the Browse button to choose the location from where you want to import the already backed up emails and click on Next.

Import Outlook data file

  • Choose if you want to import the entire folder or only specific sub-folders – if there are any – by clicking on the folder to be imported.
  • Review the settings and click on the Finish button.

Import Outlook data file

Note: You cannot Export or Import individual emails using this wizard.

Take Outlook Backup & Restore Emails Using Drag and Drop

  • Drag and drop to back up your emails.
  • Drag and drop individual files to a folder in your computer to take an Outlook backup.

Note: This feature is only available in the desktop Outlook.

How to Drag and Drop Individual Emails?

  • Create a folder on your computer to store the backup emails.

Outlook backup folder

  • Launch desktop Outlook. Drag and Drop all important emails into the previously created folder.

drag and drop to back up

Note: This only creates a copy of the emails. The original emails will still remain in your Outlook application. You can also save the emails by navigating to File → Save as.

How to Restore?

To restore an email that was lost from Outlook, simply drag the email back to the Outlook desktop application from the Outlook backup folder.

drag and drop to restore

Email Forwarding as an Outlook Backup Tool

Another easy way of keeping a backup of your emails is to forward them to an alternate account. Once the forwarding feature is set up, even if you lose emails in one account, it will be available in the alternate account.

Setting up email forwarding varies slightly for free Outlook, Outlook on the web, and desktop Outlook.

Setting up Email Forwarding for Outlook on the Web

  • Go to the Outlook toolbar, select Settings and click on Mail. Email Forwarding outlook on the web
  • Navigate to AccountsForwarding.

Email Forwarding outlook on the web

  • Next, click on the radio button Start forwarding and type the email address to which a copy of your email has to be forwarded.
  • Check the box, Keep a copy of forwarded messages to ensure that the original emails in your mailbox are not deleted after forwarding.
  • Click the Save button.

Start forwarding

Now all the emails you receive will be automatically forwarded to the specified email address.

Setting up email forwarding for free Outlook

  • Click on the Settings icon – on the top right corner –  and select View all Outlook settings. This will open a new pop-up window within the application.

Forwarding free outlook

  • Navigate to Mail and select Forwarding option.

Mail forwarding

  • Click on the radio button Start forwarding and type the email address to which a copy of your email has to be forwarded.
  • Check the box, Keep a copy of forwarded messages to ensure that the original emails in your mailbox are not deleted after forwarding.
  • Click on Save.

Save the forward setting

Now, all the emails you receive will be automatically forwarded to the specified email address.

Setting up Email Forwarding for Desktop Outlook

There is no exclusive forwarding option available in desktop Outlook. However, individuals can use the Rules and Alerts wizard to forward emails to another account.

Follow these steps to forward your emails:

  • Launch Outlook and Navigate to File and select the option Info from the left pane.
  • Click on the option Manage Rules & Alerts. This will open a new wizard to set up Rules and Alerts.

Account information page

  • Click on the New Rule option from the top left corner of the wizard page. This will open another pop-up to create a rule.

Set up rules and alerts

  • Choose the option Apply rule on messages I receive, available under the section Start from a blank rule.
  • Click on Next.

Rules wizard

Note: The next section is to set conditions for forwarding emails. For instance, you can create a condition to forward only the emails which are received from a set of people.

  • Click on Next without selecting any condition as we are backing up the entire mailbox.

Rules wizard

  • Next, check the box, forward it to people or public group and then click on the link people or public group under the section step 2.
  • Click on Next.

Rules wizard

  • Next, type the email address to which a copy of your email will be forwarded to keep an Outlook backup and click on OK.

Rule address

Note: The email address can also be searched in the search bar if the contact is stored in your contacts.

  • Click on the Next button without selecting any checkbox as we do not need to create an exception in the forwarding rule to back up the entire mailbox.

Rules wizard

  • Review the settings and click on the Finish button.

Rules wizard

The forwarding rule is now added as an email rule in Outlook. Now, any message you receive will be automatically forwarded to the email address you specified.

This feature will be highly beneficial during data loss incidents caused due to accidents or malicious intentions.

Can You Get Away Without Having an Outlook Backup?

Outlook has limited options to restore deleted emails without taking a backup. However, individuals can restore them within a few days.

Recovering Deleted Emails in Free Outlook

If an email is accidentally deleted from the inbox, it can be easily restored from the list of deleted items. Deleted emails remain in the Deleted Items folder for 30 days.

  • Log in to your Outlook account.
  • Navigate to the Deleted Items folder on the left pane.
  • Select the email that you want to restore.

Deleted items page

  • Click on the button Restore on the menu bar. This will restore the email back to the inbox.

Restore deleted items option

Note: This action can also be performed by right-clicking on the desired email and selecting the option Restore.

Recovering Permanently Deleted Emails

If the email(s) is accidentally removed from the Deleted Items folder, it can be restored from the Recoverable Items folder.

Follow these steps to restore mail(s) that has been deleted from the Deleted Items folder:

  • Navigate to the Deleted Items folder.

Deleted items folder

  • Click on the link Recover items deleted from this folder.

Recover deleted items

  • This will take you to the Recoverable Items folder.

Recoverable items

Note: The Recoverable Items folder cannot be directly accessed. It can only be accessed through the Deleted Items folder.

  • Select the email that must be restored and click on the button Restore.

Select items to be recovered

This will restore the email back to the inbox.

Recovering Deleted Emails in Outlook on the Web

The options to recover deleted items remain same as in the free Outlook except for the visibility of the Recoverable Items folder.

Recovering Permanently Deleted Emails

Follow these steps to access the Recoverable Items folder:

  • Navigate to Deleted Items folder and click on the button Recover deleted items present at the bottom of the web application.

Deleted items folder

  • Select the email that has to be restored and click on the button Restore. This will restore the email back to the inbox.

Recovering Deleted Emails in Desktop Outlook

The features in desktop Outlook are slightly different from the web applications.

Follow these steps to restore emails back to the mailbox:

  • Launch the desktop Outlook application and navigate to Deleted Items on the left pane.

Deleted items list

  • Right click on the email to be restored and select the option Move Other Folder.

Move to another folder

  • Choose the relevant folder from the pop-up that appears and click on OK.

Move to inbox

The selected email will be restored to the specified location.

Recovering Permanently Deleted Emails

Emails that are accidentally removed from the deleted items, can be restored from the server.

Follow these steps to restore emails that have been deleted from the Deleted Items folder:

  • Navigate to the Deleted Items folder on the left pane.
  • Click on the option Recover Deleted Items from Server on the menu bar.

Recover deleted items from server

  • Choose the email(s) that needs to be restored from the pop-up that appears and click on Ok.

Recover deleted items

The selected emails will be moved back to the Deleted Items folder.

Email services like Outlook play an integral part in our day-to-day lives – both business and personal. The increased dependence of organizations and individuals on email services has made Outlook backup a necessity.

However, Microsoft Outlook does not have any feature specifically designed for backup and restore of emails. This makes us entirely dependent on third-party applications to effectively backup and restores data.

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