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It often happens with users that they send an email, and later on realize that they have sent it to a wrong person or missed something in the email, like attaching a document, picture, file, or writing any info. Now, every user would want to edit or make changes to the sent email, but it’s not possible with most email clients. However, if you’re using MS Outlook, then you can use the recall feature.
If your MS Outlook is configured with Exchange Server/Office 365, then you can recall the original message and replace it with changed email. Also, if the mail was sent in error, you can recall it. Today, we will discuss how you can retrieve unopened sent emails in MS Outlook.
To retrieve a sent mail:
Now, you can follow the below steps to recall the sent email for modifying or replacing it.
Note: The options to retrieve an email won’t be available if you open the message in the reading pane.
The results of recalling an email entirely depend on the settings of your recipient’s email client, for example, on whether the email has already been read or some other factors. There are the following results that you can expect when you try to retrieve unopened sent emails.
Another critical thing to note here is that if you try to use the recall feature on a mobile device, it will fail. The recalling feature can only be used in Outlook for desktop working with Exchange Server or Office 365 account.
Retrieving unopened sent emails from Outlook is a natural process if the recipient hasn’t opened it. However, if you want to recover permanently deleted data from your Outlook profile, then you can use Kernel for Outlook PST Repair tool, which is specially designed for repairing corrupt PST and retrieve permanently deleted data from it.
If you’re among the individuals who sent a wrong email to someone, then you could use the above steps to retrieve unopened send emails from the recipient if you are using Outlook with Exchange/Office 365 in the same organization. We also recommended a tool that can help you recover permanently deleted items from your Outlook PST file.
I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to retrieve unopened sent mail using the Recall feature in Outlook. This article provided a great step-by-step guide that made the process simple and stress-free. Thank You!