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Deleted yahoo mail folder, sent items, & drafts

One of the important yahoo folder that i have was deleted, my draft folders went empty, my sent items,,, some of important sent items that i have are all gone,,,, how can this be possible???

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  • sprfrst996 Dec 30, 2008

    All my folders, sent emails, inbox, deleted and pictures were all gone when I logged into my yahoo mail account. I use classic mail (free web) and only access my account on my work laptop and my blackberry. My blackberry only shows my inbox so I know my folders weren't accidentally deleted. Are my folders and emails recoverable? Please help!!

  • mailergurl28 Jan 05, 2009

    Same Mail deletion problem here. it has happened three times. all of contacts, trash, personal folder, inbox...everything in them was deleted. how? i wish i knew. i tried to email the management, because there is a time frame in which they can retreive some stuff, but it is only 20 hours.

    Please help solve this problem because the yahoo people sure dont do anything.

  • carsta500 Jan 08, 2009

    Some issue, woke up yesterday and all emails from my inbox ONLY were deleted. all my other sub folders are available. Yahoo says they don't know what happened..... Has anyone been able to get this problem fixed or recover their emails?

  • mmostert Jan 17, 2009

    I was busy using my Yahoo mail and suddenly it stopped sending mails, giving me a "message sending failed". All inbox, drafts, sent items, deleted items gone, i have sen numerous messages through yahoo's help services, nothing happening, no one getting back to me. there is one hour left before their 24 hour deadline for restoring one's mailbox is over.

    It's shocking how the only way to find any info on this problem is through forums like this, yahoo has posted nothing wrt the problem.

  • elemming Jan 24, 2009

    Yahoo deleted all of my inbox and sent folder around January 19.  All of my other folders seem fine.

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    my sent folder was deleted this morning. also in a saved folder, I have over 87,000.000. messages from AT&T email. How do I delete this folder.

  • dawsoncollee Feb 07, 2009

    this sucks, now all my folders are empty, and i didn't do it

  • gka2000 Feb 11, 2009

    one of the important mail that i have was deleted, my inbox went empty, my sent items,,, some of important sent items that i have are all gone,,,, how can this be possible???

  • toniri4 Feb 11, 2009

    I have just noticed that MOST of my emails from Inbox and ALL my emails from Sent and Drafts folder were deleted. I wanted to email them by the Contact Us option from the Help menu is NOT working....

  • prabug Feb 26, 2009

    Well, I'm sort of glad I'm not the only one with this issue, because I though my email got hacked, but now it seems like it may be yahoo's fault. Still not sure, and I still lost all my inbox messages for no reason, help!!!!

  • sjn_rs Mar 25, 2009

    i am now some email deleted by mistake. i can this mails recover?

  • hankandconra May 11, 2010

    we have been having lots of prolems over that past few months with our yahoo mail. First it would transpose the l to an i with any of our contacts back and forth and kick them back to us.

    Now, yahoo deletes on its own from our in-box, deleted items, sent items, but almost more importantis that I worked three days on a draft that I saved and this morning our entire mail history was deleted. There seems to be no way we can find to retrieve the information and this our second attempt to get customer service help from yahoo....We do not know what to do next and need help.....

  • shontay greene
    shontay greene Dec 11, 2013

    I had a folder just for my pictures, resumes, and job that were deleted without my permission. How can this happen my email account was login in about 3 wks ago. I'm furious I need my things back.

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Some drafts missing
    Can we get it ?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I want to delete all of my sent items

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    i want to delete all of my sent items in yahoo


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One of the important yahoo folder that i have was deleted, my draft folders went empty, my sent items,,, some of important sent items that i have are all gone,,,, how can this be possible???

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Its very likely that someone got into your acount..log in and immediately change the password..never use the "save log in details" on a public system and always log out completely and delete the history of your browsing if u use a public system..regards

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All my folders are empty, how could this be, i now cant go back to them to get my important info, because, they are empty, can u help, colleen (

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All of my Drafts folder was emptied, and I did NOT delete any of them, and there were some important data...where are they?

Try searching for a particular 'keyword' in the Yahoo Mail Search Bar. It may well have been 'archived' accidentally rather than deleted. Archiving stores email in a non-descript folder which minimizes mailbox usage (MB)

Dec 18, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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Several of my Sent Mail was deleted and I want to know if they can be retreived. Thanks

Did you move the messages from your Sent Mail folder to your Deleted Items folder?
Did you "empty" that Deleted Items folder, or are the messages still existing in that folder?

Apr 01, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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I deleted some important mail from my yahoo spam folder, how can i get that mail?

First how can spam an important email !!!

And now once you have deleted it, you will never be able to recover it back since Spam, Drafts never go to Trash folder. If you delete them they are gone forever.

Thanks !!
Pls vote if you like the solution.

Nov 29, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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Sir there is an email in my draft. But when i send that mail the mail address was wrong. But next time i see there is no mail in my mail draft. Mail didn't send.

it will be in your Sent Items.
even though it failed to reach it's destination, it is still found in your Sent items folder.

if it wasn't there, and it didnt send, you would find it in the folder called Outbox.

Jul 13, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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How to recall sent email from yahoo? Please help! Thank you, Catherine

You can find your Sent items folder right under the Inbox followed by the Drafts folder.
You can see all your Sent emails from that section. It is on the left pane of the yahoo mail interface when you are already logged in.

May 25, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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Sent box is not saveibg my e-mail, drafts are deleted when sent

Click "Options" then "Mail Options".

Click "General" then select When sending messages, "Save a copy of the message in the Sent folder"

Then, click "Save Changes"

Apr 03, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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How can i get mail deleted item from trash

If you accidentally deleted an email and it now resides in your "trash" folder you can move it a folder of your choosing.First click the box next to the email, then go to the drop down menus above the email and select "move". Choose what folder you want it in and you are done.

If you emptied your trash than you can not recover the email. You could try calling Yahoo and see if they still have a copy of it on their server backups, I doubt they would do it for free.

Oct 05, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

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How can i retrieve sent deleted mail on yahoo

Its hard to retrieve a deleted email.You sould have put it in the folder or something.There is a deleted tab in the email. If you deleted it from there too, then you cant retrieve it. But like beside inbox and sent message and draft, there's one that says deleted and spam. click on deleted.
If that doesnt work,try writing to Yahoo if the mail is that important.

Jul 16, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

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I have deleted all my mails in all folders...but yet there is still 1 unread message..there is nothing left in my folders inbox, spam, drafts, sent

Oct 10, 2008 | Yahoo Mail

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