Recover Outlook Inbox Emails

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Restoring Outlook Inbox Emails on Windows

Microsoft Outlook application stores all contents from an account such as emails, contacts, calendar entries, tasks, RSS feeds, notes, journals and other data in a unique type of file called a PST (Personal Storage Table) file. PST is a file created by MS Outlook for a particular profile in order to save all information on the local computer. Various users have a unique PST file with large data limits for each account.

The PST files are accessible from within an account from Outlook application only. In case the PST files get harmed in any way, the Outlook won’t be able to access any information from that account. The PST files can get damaged in many ways, out of which, the most common cause for PST file corruption on a Windows based computer on any level is virus or malware infection. If any drive on a Windows system containing important files such as PST gets infected with viruses or malwares, it is certain that those files get corrupted making all data within it inaccessible.

Recover Outlook Inbox emails which are deleted or lost from a corrupted PST or OST file:

You will get to know how to recover emails from Outlook using a built-in recovery system in all later versions of Microsoft Outlook application called the Inbox Repair tool Scanpst.exe which can be used to recover Outlook Inbox emails that are deleted or lost. In order to recover Outlook Inbox emails, run the Inbox Repair tool Scanpst.exe to scan and diagnose the errors in PST file and allow the tool to repair it. Once repair is done, restore Outlook Inbox emails and retrieve them from the backup file. However, there are certain limitations with the Inbox Repair tool and its extensiveness to repair corrupt or damaged PST files to retrieve Outlook Inbox emails and other contents. The Scanpst.exe cannot repair severely corrupt Outlook files and cannot rescue all contents which are deleted or lost beyond a certain time. You will have to perform Outlook Inbox email recovery using a reliable third party Outlook repair tool such as Remo Repair PST that will repair PST file, and recovers all it's attributes including Emails, Contacts, Notes, RSS Feeds, Tasks, Calendar events, etc. You can also perform Outlook deleted mail recovery by using this software.

Features of Remo Repair PST software which excels the default Inbox Repair tool in every possible way:

Remo Repair PST software has simple and easy-to-use interface using which, both technical and non-technical users can know how to recover Outlook contacts when deleted from Outlook PST file in a hassle free manner. Other added advantage of using this application is listed below:

  • Recovers deleted or lost contents from a corrupted PST file created on any version of Outlook, let be Outlook 2000, 03, 07 or 2010
  • You can preview all the recovered Inbox items in Outlook styled preview using Remo Repair PST
  • Repairs large sized Outlook files which get corrupt when they exceed 2 GB in size
  • Assist you in restoring personal folders in Outlook and recover emails from inbox, calendar items, notes, contacts, tasks, RSS feeds, journals, and more from a corrupt Outlook PST file
  • Apart from repairing Outlook PST, this tool can be used to repair corrupt OST files too
  • Moreover, this tool also assists you to recover lost emails after Windows 10 upgrade irrespective of the version of Outlook you are using

Factors that can corrupt or delete Outlook PST files:

  • Accessing Outlook PSD files improperly can harm those files rendering them inaccessible. For example, accessing Outlook contents files using other apps rather than using the default Outlook software, or using weak and malfunctioning Outlook program can easily corrupt PST files
  • Transferring or downloading Outlook files incorrectly can corrupt them. If PST files which are downloaded are found to be broken or incomplete, they will not be accessible by its default Outlook application
  • Errors such as power outages or power disruptions while accessing Outlook files can corrupt them
  • Inbox emails which are deleted a long time ago from Outlook are permanently deleted and are removed from the PST folder

Steps to recover Outlook Inbox emails and other items using Remo Repair PST:

Step 1: : Install and run Remo Repair PST on your Windows computer and browse the corrupted PST from which Inbox emails have to recovered and select "Next".

Restore Outlook Inbox Emails - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select preferred repair option to proceed with the PST file repair process.

Retrieve Outlook Inbox Emails - Select Action

Figure 2: Select Option

Step 3: Select the drive where you wish to store the repaired PST file and click on “Next” to begin scanning process.

Outlook Inbox Email Recovery - Select Destination

Figure 3: Select Drive

Step 4: Once scanning process is finished, you can view the repaired PST files along with other contents.

Recovering Outlook Inbox Emails - Preview

Figure 4: Preview Window