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Christopher Bessler
Christopher Bessler, Computer Engineer
Category: Email
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Experience:  21 years troubleshooting PC/Server/Hardware/Printer and Network
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How do I recover e mails deleted by mistake from my AOL

Customer Question

how do I recover e mails deleted by mistake from my AOL inbox
JA: How long have you had this issue with your A.O.L. account?
Customer: just did it within the last 30 minutes
JA: How do you access your email most often? On a phone or tablet, or through a web browser?
Customer: web browser
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: AOL site to recover emails with no results
JA: Anything else you want the email expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: trash is empty as well even when I try to recover it from AOL
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Email
Expert:  UranMail replied 2 months ago.

Hello and thanks for using JustAnswer.com I am Serge and I will try my best to answer your question.

Were emails cleared from the Inbox or also from Trash/Deleted items?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
by mistake I hit delete of the emails in my inbox. I had also just deleted my trash box
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
what's next
Expert:  UranMail replied 2 months ago.

You would need to purchase special software to do recovery of emails that were already deleted:

https://www.easeus.com/file-recovery/recover-deleted-aol-mail-emails.html

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
do not want to purchase software, want to cancel.
Expert:  Christopher Bessler replied 2 months ago.

Understood.

Expert:  Christopher Bessler replied 2 months ago.

You can recover and restore deleted emails from AOL mail with the help of few easy steps;

Step 1: Using your web browser, go to AOL .com. In the top right corner of the AOL page, click on the envelope icon to go to AOL Mail.

Step 2: Sign in to your AOL account. When signed in, click on the Trash icon located at the left panel. This shall open the contents of your Trash folder.

Step 3: In the Trash folder, you will see all of your deleted emails that is not older than seven (7) days.

Step 4: If you want to recover or restore any of the emails in the list, click on the check box to select the email message.

Step 5: When the deleted emails are selected, click on the Action button above then in the pull down menu, click on "Inbox" under "Move To" group of commands. This action will move the deleted emails that you selected back to the Inbox.

Step 6: Congratulations! Your deleted emails must be restored to your Inbox.