Mac Email Recovery: How to Recover Deleted Email on Mac

Part 1: Is Mac Email Recovery Possible?

I am using Mac OS X, and I use Apple Mail on my Mac. Yesterday I was clearing my Apple Mail box and I have mistakenly deleted some valuable incoming mails, which were not in my Gmail mail box too. How can I get all my mails back?

Apple Mails is a convenient tool for Mac users to manage emails, and accidental deletion of Apple mail brings inconvenience. What’s worse is that sometimes you can even hardly find the lost emails from Apple mail “deleted messages” tab, Mac trash or even your mail account in the Internet. However, your lost Mac emails can be possibly rescued as long as they have not been overwritten by new files on your Mac.

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is an amazing Mac email recovery program, it supports the recovery of email formats like PST, DBX, EMLX, EML and MSG. As long as you take action immediately, you can easily retrieve the emails lost due to accidental deletion, Apple mail upgrading or mail corruption.

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  • Recover files in 550+ formats from your computer storage quickly, safely and completely.
  • 3 Recovery Modes to help you recover lost files under different situations
  • Supports data recovery from trash, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders
  • Preview before recovery allows you to do a selective recovery
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X (Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 El Capitan and 10.12 Sierra) on iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro etc.

Read the following guide to perform Mac corrupted email recovery or Mac deleted email recovery now. If you are a Windows computer user, you can also download Wondershare Data Recovery for Windows and read Windows email recovery tutorial here: how to recover lost emails on Windows computer.

Part 2: 3 Steps to Perform Mac Email Recovery

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode to Begin Email Recovery on Mac

After installing and running Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac on your Mac, you’ll see a start interface offers the following options: “Lost File Recovery”, “Raw Recovery”, “ partition recovery”, “iPhone Data Recovery for iTunes” and “Resume Recovery”.

Here to recover lost emails on Mac, let’s select “Lost File Recovery” first. If your email were lost due to formatting, you can also try “Raw Recovery”.

Note: Please do not install the program on partition that your emails were lost from.

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Step 2. Scan the Partition Where Your Emails Were Lost From

Now you just need to select the partition where you are going to get your emails back and click “Scan” to look for lost emails.

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Step 3. Recover Email on Mac

Now all found data will be displayed as the below image shows after the scan. You can preview the found emails to check how many mails you will be able to retrieve.

Then you can select your wanted emails and click “Recover” to save them on your Mac.

Note: Please do not restore the recovered email back to its original location.

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