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I accidentally deleted all my emails from my inbox (and then the trash) thinking I was deleting my sent ones - can anyone help?

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It's possible, if it's been less than 24 hours since you deleted those emails to recover by filling out this form.

If using Classic:…

If using All-New:…

If more than 24 hours, and the Trash folder has been emptied, there would be no possible way to retrieve deleted emails.

Try to make a habit of NEVER emptying your Trash folder. The emails in that folder are deleted periodically by Yahoo!, so there's no reason for you to take that step.

Posted on Nov 07, 2009

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  • Download all messages received yesterday and today at your Yahoo! Mail or Yahoo! Mail Classic account or forward them to a different email address automatically or manually.
    • These messages will otherwise be lost forever.
  • Fill out the Yahoo! Mail Restore Help Form.
  • While you wait for Yahoo! to return your Yahoo! Mail account to the state at the desired time from a backup copy, make sure you continue to forward or download any newly arriving messages.

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