Client used POP3 to login instead of IMAP - Possible to recover all emails?
Question asked by Philip - January 13, 2015 at 9:58 AM
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Hi All,
 
One of our client managed to create an email account in Outlook 2007 as POP3 - so Outlook has been deleting all emails after retrieval. Because of this, at the webmail, there only exists emails that is several days old (where it should date back to 2010).
 
I have taken a look at the .grp files and there seemed to be decent inbox files there:
 
 
So my question is that, is there a way to restore all the emails deleted by POP3 retrieval by Outlook?
 
Thanks in advance!

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You should restore from backup...
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You may be able to create a second account for the user as an IMAP account and tgen drag the messages from the POP account to the IMAP account on the user's desktop. Since your backup is younger than the earliest date of the messages you are attempting to recover, you may still loose earlier messages.
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