- You can quickly recover deleted Yahoo emails from the ‘Trash’ folder.
- You can submit a request for those emails to Yahoo that cannot be found in the trash folder.
- Remember that restorations are not always successful, still giving a try is not a bad idea.
Keeping your Yahoo inbox neat and organized is not an easy task. In the process of doing so, I even lost some of my important emails that I deleted, thinking of them to be unimportant. Has this ever happened to you?
We all are in the habit of deleting emails that are of no use to us; however, it can be scary when you mistakenly delete an email that was important to you. But nothing to worry about if you are a Yahoo user. Yahoo offers an easy way to restore permanently deleted emails. In this article, I will guide through all the possible ways that Yahoo offers to recover deleted emails, either temporarily or permanently.
‘Trash’ folder could be the savior for you, if you are in a situation like me. All the deleted Yahoo emails first go to the ‘Deleted Items’ folder, but they are not going to stay there forever.
The emails lying in the trash folder of Yahoo gets automatically deleted forever after 7 days; so, you need to be really quick in recovering them.
Here are the steps you need to follow to recover deleted Yahoo emails that are still lying in the trash folder:
It is also possible that instead of permanently deleting the email, you have mistakenly moved it to the ‘Archive’ folder. So, before jumping onto a final conclusion, you must have a look at the archive folder of your Yahoo account in order to recover the possibly deleted emails:
The next thing you need to do is to check the spam folder as you might have moved the email to the spam folder unknowingly; the ‘Spam’ button is placed next to the ‘Delete’ one in Yahoo account, so, just to be sure that the email is not in the spam folder, follow the given steps:
The emails in the Spam folder gets automatically deleted after 30 days; so make sure you are quick enough in recovering the lost emails.
If none of the above methods were of help to you, there is one last solution that you can try. You can submit a restore request to Yahoo for the emails that you have mistakenly deleted or accidentally lost in the last few days. This may or may not work depending on the time you deleted your emails.
So that’s how you can simply recover permanently deleted emails from Yahoo.
No, you cannot recover yahoo emails deleted years ago, as Yahoo only gives you the option to recover your emails that were deleted within the last 7 days.
Yahoo keeps deleted emails only for 1 week; within that one week, you can recover the emails from ‘Trash’ folder or submit a restore request to Yahoo.
Emails can get disappeared from Yahoo inbox for several reasons such as:
The emails that you delete from your Yahoo account stays in the trash folder for 7 days; if it has been more than 7 days, then the emails might have got deleted forever and will get saved on the server; after that, they will get permanently deleted.
If you are recovering deleted emails from ‘Trash’ folder, then it is a matter of just a few minutes. You just have to select the email from the ‘Trash’ folder and then click on ‘Restore to Inbox’.
If you have submitted a request to Yahoo for deleted emails restoration, it can take up to 24 hours or longer for the process to get completed.