Learn Effective Solutions To Recover iPhone or iPad Permanently Deleted Emails!
Overview: Permanently deleted emails on your iPhone or iPad? Are you looking for a solution on how to retrieve back permanently deleted emails on iPhone or iPad? Just Relax! In this post, you are going to learn some effective solutions that will help you to recover permanently deleted emails from iPhone/iPad. Simply follow the solution one by one and check your emails have been restored or not.
Emails have become very important for one who all are doing business with partners, or communicate with friends or families who live at another place. Another interesting part is that using emails to receive or send on iPhone or iPad has also increased.
But there are certain scenarios, where users have to encounter with permanent deletion of emails from their iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch).
For example, just have a look at the real user’s practical scenarios!
Practical Scenario 1: A User Accidentally Deleted Emails From iPhone
I accidentally deleted sent email to lawyer and then deleted it from bin folder please help
Source: Apple Discussion
Practical Scenario 2: User Asking How To Recover Deleted Emails From iCloud Backup
i need to find emails that i deleted but that were backed up to icloud as part of my normal nightly backup. i deleted from my iphone a few days later and they do not show up when i log into icloud, but is there a way to retrieve them? it’s for a court investigation so very important. thank you!.
Source: Apple Discussion
Just like the above examples, there are several iPhone and iPad users out there encountering permanent loss or deletion of emails on their iOS device.
Some of the common cases where user lost their emails on the iPhone or iPad are mentioned-below!
- My emails are gone after I have deleted an email account on my iPhone. How can I retrieve those emails back?
- I have lost my emails since the Mail icon from the Home screen is missing on my iPhone 8. How to recover lost emails?
- I accidentally deleted emails on iPhone, but I am not able to find it in Trash folder of mail. What to do to recover deleted emails on iPhone?
- I have accidentally deleted email from trash folder of mail? How to get back email deleted from trash on iPhone?
Well, it doesn’t matter whatever may be the situation, how your emails got deleted or lost. In this post, you are going to learn some effective solutions that will help you to recover permanently deleted emails from iPhone or iPad and some effective tips that will help you to retrieve deleted emails from iPhone/iPad.
So, here come the solutions!
Note: Below solutions and tips apply to all models of iPhone and iPad, including iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6S (Plus), iPhone SE, iPhone 6 (Plus), iPhone 5/4 and including iPad Pro, iPad Mini, etc.
How To Recover Permanently Deleted Emails On iPhone or iPad
In order to recover permanently deleted emails on iPhone, then you must have a backup. If you have the habit of backing-up your iPhone (including mail) to iCloud, then you have chances to get back your emails that you have lost or deleted permanently on your iPhone.
I have mentioned two solutions to recover permanently deleted emails from iCloud backup. They are as follows:
Solution 1: Recover Permanently Deleted Emails On iPhone/iPad With iCloud Backup
If you have valid iCloud backup files that contain your mails data, then you can follow the below steps to restore your emails from an iCloud backup that you have permanently deleted on your iPhone/iPad.
Note: This solution will erase all data on your device and will replace it with the backup file.
Step 1: First of all you have to erase your device. Go to Settings> General> Reset All Content and Settings.
Step 2: Once your device has been erased, you will see the greeting screen, follow the steps to set-up your device.
Step 3: Get your device connected to a Wi-Fi network and then follow the steps.
Step 4: Once you reach the “Apps and Data” screen, tap “Restore from iCloud Backup”. Sign in to your iCloud and select the relevant backup file that contains your email data that you want to restore to your device.
Step 5: Continue to follow the steps until and unless you have restored your iPhone/iPad.
Solution Source: Ask Different (Apple) – Stack Exchange
Solution 2: Recover Permanently Deleted Emails From iCloud Backup Via iCloud.com
Again this solution also requires you to have a valid iCloud backup. So, if you are backing up your iPhone/iPad emails frequently to your iCloud account, then below follow the mentioned steps to restore permanently deleted emails from iCloud backup via iCloud.com.
Step 1: Open Safari or any web browsers as per your choice.
Step 2: Visit icloud.com.
Step 3: Sign-in to your iCloud account with Apple ID and password.
Step 4: Once you are logged-in, click on the “Mail” icon.
Step 5: You can now select the emails that you want to restore and click on “Restore” to confirm.
Step 6: Alternatively, you can click Settings. Under Advanced, click on Restore Emails. Click on the restore button right of the archive you want to restore. Click “Restore” to confirm.
Note: The above solutions may or may not help you to recover permanently deleted emails of your iPhone because it completely depends upon the configuration and settings that you have made while backing up your iPhone/iPad to iCloud.
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Bonus Tips: How To Recover Deleted Emails On iPhone/iPad
I have found that this would be a great place to share how to recover accidentally deleted emails on iPhone. They are as follows:
Tip 1: Recover Deleted Emails By Shaking Your iPhone/iPad [Undo Method]
While you are in the inbox of your mail app and accidentally you have deleted any email, then you can shake your iPhone or iPad to restore an email. But remember, this has to be done instantly then and there while your mail app is opened. This also saves your time as you don’t have to exit your inbox and look for the email in Trash.
Here follow the steps:
- After you delete an email, simply shake your device to bring up the “Undo” option.
- Your device will pop-up the “Undo Trash” option, simply tap on “Undo” and your email will get restore to your inbox form where it had got deleted.
Tip 2: Restore Deleted Emails On iPhone/iPad From The Trash
Step 1: While, you are in the inbox, tap on blue black button located at the upper left-corner of the mail app. Tap back button until and unless you come to the screen which is shown in the screenshot below.
Here you can access Mail folders for all email account that you have linked to your device – whether it is Gmail, Yahoo! or Microsoft Exchange account related to your professional email.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the mail account form which you want to recover your emails from.
Step 3: Here you can see the “Trash” folder, tap on it.
Once, you are in the trash folder, chances are that it may be difficult to find the messages that you are looking for recovery. So, you can use the search box to find the message that you want.
Step 3: Once, you found the email that you want to recover, tap “Edit” located at the top right of the screen.
Step 4: Select the email(s) that you want to retrieve with a checkbox and tap “Move” at the bottom.
Step 5: Tap “Inbox” to move the deleted emails back to your inbox.
Video Tutorial: For Recovering Permanently Deleted Or Lost Emails From iPhone
After going through the post I hope you were able to recover permanently deleted emails on iPhone or iPad. Besides that don’t forget to go through bonus tips – it will help you to retrieve deleted emails on iPhone or iPad.
Max Field is a founder of ios-datarecovery.com. He is an iOS lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to iOS, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes and iCloud.