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Question: How do I recover my sent email

How do I recover a sent email on my macbook air?

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Mar 14, 2018 5:47 PM in response to daisy63 In response to daisy63

More information would help. If you are using Apple's Mail program and are trying to recall a sent e-mail so it doesn't reach the recipient, that capability doesn't exist in Mail.


If you are trying to find copies of e-mails you sent which don't appear in the Sent e-mail folder, try rebuilding the mailbox.


Rebuild mailbox


If that doesn't work, try re-indexing the mailboxes. This can take awhile if you have a lot of mail.


Reindex messages For El Capitan, try looking in V3. Sierra use V4. High Sierra use V5.


Reindex messages (2) See post by Linc Davis

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Mar 14, 2018 7:34 PM in response to daisy63 In response to daisy63

If you delete mail from sent folder of apple mail application they will be deleted and moved to the trash folder of the respective mail account ( like gmail or yahoo mail or iCloud mail ) .

Open the trash folder for that account , if it is a single mail , right click on it and then select move to sent .

And if there are multiple mails in the trash , use command and A keys to select them and click on move to sent , they will get transferred in your sent folder once again .

See this article for a web mail account ( read the last paragraph ) Delete or recover deleted Gmail messages - Computer - Gmail Help

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Note : Web mail account is mirrored in apple mail application ( it is just a configuration ) .

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