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How to Retrieve Deleted Emails from Gmail

Did you delete an email permanently from your Gmail? Dont worry, you can retrieve your deleted emails from Gmail servers if it has not been up to 30 days.

Many a times when you go through your inbox to sort out or reply important emails, you might accidentally hit a wrong button and delete and in a matter of seconds that long thread of email is all gone.
This is could be very irritating and annoying but thankfully you can retrieve all of your deleted emails especially if you use Gmail. Gmail allows you to retrieve your deleted emails from trash if has not been up to 30 days and even after it has been deleted from trash forever, you can still retrieve all of it. 
It also applies to emails that are intentionally deleted and you wish to retrieve them. 

How to Retrieve Deleted Emails from Gmail Trash

Google is very much aware that mistakes are bound to happen and you might eventually get to discover that an email is more important than you thought after deleting it, so Gmail has a separate folder named Trash. All the emails that you have deleted within 30days will be sent to the trash folder. To retrieve your deleted email from trash, 
  • Open Gmail app on your phone
  • Tap the menu at the top left corner
  • Scroll down and click on Trash
  • Click and open the message you want to retrieve
  • Tap the three dots at the top right corner
  • Click move to and select the folder you want to restore the email to
But these deleted emails can only be recovered only within 30 days or you would have to dig a little deeper to recover it because Gmail automatically deletes email from the Trash folder 30 days after.

How to Retrieve Deleted Emails from Gmail Trash 30 days after it has been emptied from the Trash folder

If you can’t find the deleted email you sought in the Trash folder, you might have accidentally clicked “Delete Forever” button on a message that was already in the Trash folder.

Other cases could be due to technical issues from Google, you may lost an email or more from your Gmail inbox folder.

In cases like the above mentioned, you would have to fill and send a request form to Gmail support team.

  • Open your Gmail with the registered account
  • Open missing email support 
  • Fill the required information in the form on the page
  • Finally, Click on submit
After submitting the form, you’ll receive an email from [email protected] confirming whether the deleted mails were successfully retrieved or not. 
Note that it might take sometime for Google to retrieve all the deleted mails to your inbox.
George Philiphttps://www.betechwise.com
George is a technology content writer with few years of experience. Specialized in mobile devices, personal computers and consumer technology, as well as software and applications. He explains all technological concepts so that users with less knowledge can understand it. If not writing, you may find him engrossed playing action games on his smartphone. Just so you know, he loves Xiaomi products alot. You may contact him via his email - [email protected]


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