You may lose your contacts from your Outlook due to accidental deletion or PST file corruption. In case of deletion, you can look for contacts in Deleted Items Folder. If it still exists in this folder, follow the steps mentioned below, to restore it-
What if Deleted Outlook Contacts no longer available in Deleted Items folder? Well, there's still a chance of recovering those important Outlook contacts. Next, check Recoverable Items folder for deleted contacts. To perform Outlook contacts recovery from Recoverable Items folder, follow below mentioned guide:
It will move your contacts to Deleted items folder, go there and restore it to contacts folder. In case deleted contacts are not present in the Recoverable Items folder or you have lost your Outlook contacts due to PST file corruption, then you cannot restore Outlook contacts in any default way.
This is the easiest way to perform Outlook contacts recovery but there’s a catch, you can only recover Outlook contacts which were deleted within a period of 30 days or before. Or even if the contacts have been deleted recently, but if you are not able to access the Outlook PST files for any reason, you cannot restore deleted Outlook contacts in any default way. The only method remaining in order to restore contacts on Outlook is by using a trusted and reliable Outlook recovery tool such as Remo Repair PST
Remo Repair PST to Recover Contacts in Outlook-
Remo Repair PST tool recovers deleted contacts in just a few clicks. The tool fixes corrupt or inaccessible PST file, and recovers contacts, emails, notes, tasks, RSS Feeds, and other Outlook items in just three easy-to-execute steps. The tool comes in free demo edition that enables users to evaluate the performance of the software before activating the complete version. The demo edition repairs corrupt PST, and allows it's users a free preview of the repaired and recovered items prior activating it's complete version.
Get Remo PST Repair tool on your computer. Install and launch the tool by following onscreen instructions.
Step 1: Browse the PST file from which contacts are to be restored and select "Next" option.
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Select either Normal Scan or Smart scan according to your need and proceed with the Outlook contacts recovery process.
Figure 3: Select Drive
Step 3: Select the drive where you wish to store the recovered Outlook contacts and click “Next” to begin scanning process
Step 4: Once the scanning process is finished, you can view all recovered contacts along with other contents.
Figure 4: Preview Window
It helps to recover PST files created on different versions of Outlook such as Outlook 2016, Office 365, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, and Outlook 2000. The tool can also be used to fix encrypted PST file.
Other actions that can delete or corrupt Outlook files: