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How to Recover All lost & Deleted Emails in Yahoo Mail?

It can be quite frustrating for users when they are unable to find certain emails in their Yahoo Mail accounts. The most common reason behind this issue is generally the users accidentally deleted the emails or they are looking for the emails in the wrong folder. Whatever be the reason, if you are facing a similar issue with your Yahoo Mail account, you can recover your lost & deleted emails in Yahoo Mail by using various tools available. To know what the tools are and how to use them in recovering lost or deleted emails in Yahoo Mail account, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.

Steps to Recover Deleted All Lost & Deleted Emails in Yahoo Mail

Check your Trash Folder

When you delete an email in your Yahoo Mail account, it first gets transferred automatically to the Trash folder in your Yahoo Mail account. So, your first place to look for the deleted emails is in the Trash folder, you can retrieve your deleted emails easily.

NOTE: The duration for which Yahoo Mail keeps the deleted emails in the Trash Folder is not defined. So, make sure to look for the deleted emails in the Trash folder as soon as possible.

Steps to Search Deleted Emails in Trash Folder

1.) Sign into your Yahoo Mail account, click on the Trash folder located on the left-hand side panel of your Yahoo Mail account’s page. You will be directed to the Trash Folder page.

2.) Once you are in the Trash folder of your Yahoo Mail account, try to look for the deleted emails in it.

3.) If you find the deleted emails in the Trash box, just open the email you wish to recover and click on the Move option located in the toolbar in the above section.

4.) Next, you can choose from the Inbox option or from other folder option in order to move the email from the Trash folder. The recovered emails will be straight away moved to the folder selected by you.

Use Search Option

1.) In case, you are unable to find the emails in the Trash folder by following steps above, it is recommended to make use of the Search option to find your emails in the Trash folder.  To search for lost emails, you will need to enter the email address of the sender or any related keywords to the deleted email and press on the Search button. If the email will be there in the Trash folder, it will appear in the search result on the screen.

In case you are unable to find the email in the search result or if you have deleted the email from the Trash folder as well, you can make use of the Yahoo Mail Restore feature.

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Yahoo Mail Restore

Yahoo Mail Restore is a tool offered by Yahoo to help users recover emails that get permanently deleted from Yahoo Mail account. To know how Yahoo Mail Restore feature works, simply follow the information provided below.

NOTE: If you wish to submit a Restore Request, you will need to log into your Yahoo Mail account and go to the link Once this link gets opened in your web browser, you will need to click on the Send a restore Request button in order to submit restoration request.

While Yahoo Mail Restore allows users to recover emails in their Yahoo Mail account, however, this tool is subject to certain conditions. The conditions that a Yahoo Mail users need to meet in order to restore deleted email are:

  • Once you will submit the restoration request to Yahoo Mail account, You will not be able to cancel the restore request.
  • While requesting Restoration do help in recovering lost/deleted emails, however, they are not always successful.
  • Yahoo Mail Restoration tool will be able to recover only those emails that would have been deleted or gone missing in the last 7 days.
  • Emails which would get recovered from the restoration process will be added back to the same folder where they were at the time frame you selected the Yahoo Mail Restoration. In case, you didn’t see the recovered emails after the restoration process, it is suggested to check your Trash

So, these are all the ways that can help you in recovering your lost or deleted emails in your Yahoo Mail account.

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