How To Recover Deleted Emails In Gmail [Problem Solved]


Recover Deleted Emails In Gmail

You’ll find many sites in which several misinformation is providing. I am not blaming them, but there is several misconception with people. Look, It is not that much easy to recover deleted emails in Gmail if you have permanently deleted them. If you are unable to find certain emails, then there are some easy methods which can help you out. You can become to know about them from here – Find Missing Emails.

What people do sometimes is, by mistake, they delete various important emails. In an effort to free up space, they select emails to be deleted in bulk. And sometimes mistakenly they select several messages, which should not have been removed. Just imagine, one day, your wife told you to save an email containing free discount coupon codes but on the last day of the offer the email got missing or mistakenly you just deleted it, and your wife needs to utilize the free coupon codes. What will happen?…

If you delete a message without selecting Delete Forever, it moves to the trash folder. Don’t worry, it can be recovered in no time. I will be telling you an easy way by which your deleted messages can be recovered.


Recover Deleted Emails In Gmail: Trash Folder

Gmail has a great feature which helps you to discover old emails, this search function even works with the trash folder. All you have to do is, firstly, you want to move to the trash folder. Then you have to click on the search function. You can mention to the image below.

Currently you have to search for the keywords which you think, your email force have contained. Now, you will be presented with several messages containing the same terms which you inputted into the search box. Once you have found the message, all you have to do is to transfer that mail to the inbox folder or any specific folder, it completely depends upon you.

First, you want to open up the message, then you have click on the Move to button as shown in the above image. Now select any of the folder, in which you need your message to be transferred. That’s it!

Note: The deleted messages break in trash folder only for 30 days after deletion. After 30 days, the messages will get permanently deleted.

Unable To Find Trash Folder?

If you are unable to find trash folder, just you want to follow some easy stages which are mentioned below:

  • Firstly, Open Gmail.
  • Then click on the Settings icon, There will be many options available to you. You just need to click on the Settings button.
  • After clicking on the Settings button, you will be directed to the General Settings, now you need to switch to the Labels.
  • When you will scroll down, you will find a Trash option which might be set to hide, you just need to select the show option as shown in the image.

Recover Permanently Deleted Emails In Gmail:

While deleting messages, if you select the Delete Forever option, then it can be a huge problem, if the selected message was an important one.

According to Google, If you deleted a message by selecting Delete Forever, then you won’t be able to recover it back. But If your message was permanently deleted because somebody got into your Gmail account without your agreement, then you can ask them for a help by just filing a report here – My messages have gone missing.


It’s not that simple as it looks, they just say – “You can ask”. But they don’t promise for a solution confidently. If you delete any message permanently, then that message becomes deleted at the server level. If you deleted it yourself, Google will not even try to get it recovered for you. The company gets thousands of emails daily and actually they don’t have time to reply to each mail they receive. Still, you can try by filling up this form as there is no damage in it. I hope they will help you out with this.