How to recover deleted emails from Yahoo: the Complete Guide

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How to recover deleted Yahoo emails directly from the recycle bin

Few people know that every time you delete an email on Yahoo, it is automatically transferred to the trash, where it remains until it is emptied. If you then clicked on Clear by mistake and you want to restore any email, these are the steps to follow:


  • Open your Yahoo Mail and click on Trash can from the list of options on the left.
  • Find the email you want to retrieve and put the snack in the box next to the name.
  • Press on Move or Reset in your inbox at the top.

Simple isn't it? In no time you will see the deleted email reappear!


But be careful: Yahoo mail keeps deleted items only for 24 hours!

How to recover deleted emails even from the Yahoo recycle bin

Has it been 24 hours already or have you emptied the recycle bin and think you've lost your data forever? You are wrong! Fortunately, after this very short period i 7 days made available to contact customer support for recover old Yahoo emails.


Here's how to submit your request to recover permanently deleted Yahoo emails:

  • Go to the official website dedicated to recovering lost or deleted emails.
  • Click on Send a restore request at the bottom of the page.
  • After logging in, from the drop-down menu you will need to indicate to having accidentally deleted the emails.
  • Indicate when you last viewed your email (it would be better not to have exceeded 16 or 24 hours from cancellation).
  • Fill out the form, enter the required data for the CAPTCHA and click on Create a request.

You should know that unfortunately, restores of this type are not always successful, but that you will still receive a notification from the support team. If the procedure is successful, we advise you to check not only the incoming folder, but also the trash!


How to recover emails sent on Yahoo

First you will need to make sure that your account has activated the option for saving sent mail. Then click on options at the top right, choose the item Generali and make sure there is a tick next to the item: Save a copy of the message in the Sent folder. Only in this case you can apply the method below to recover old emails on Yahoo.

  • Click on the folder sent found under the Drafts and Inbox. If you don't remember when you sent this email, use the search bar to enter some keywords such as date, sender, recipient or subject.
  • Check out the Trash can! As a rule, even the emails sent and then deleted are subsequently moved to the trash. Alternatively, also in this case to recover deleted emails from the Yahoo trash you will have to follow the method already mentioned above.

Yahoo email recovery: we eliminate all doubts

Still have any doubts about how to recover deleted emails from Yahoo? Read carefully the responses to FAQ proposed by our experts!



How to recover Yahoo email address?

If you no longer remember your email address, you can simply rely on the Yahoo help page to recover it. But if you have also forgot the password, we recommend that you read our complete Yahoo! password recovery guide carefully.

Is there a program to recover deleted Yahoo emails?

If you have always made a backup of your emails, you can recover the deleted ones by relying on a third-party software such as EaseUS. Find out how to recover deleted emails by following the instructions of our experts.

To learn more about recovering emails from other providers as well, all you have to do is also read the guides we have included below:

  • Recover permanently deleted Gmail emails
  • Restore Free Mail
  • How to recover archived emails from Gmail


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