Learn How to Recover Deleted Calendar Items in Outlook 2016

Raj Kumar ~ Modified: June 2nd, 2021 ~ Outlook, Tips ~ 5 Minutes Reading
Summary: Have you lost or unintentionally deleted the crucial calendar items in Outlook 2016? Don’t worry you can still retrieve deleted calendar entries from Outlook mailbox. In this article, we will discuss the quick manual tricks and the need for a professional solution to recover deleted calendar items in Outlook 2019 / 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

Quick Overview on Technical Structure of Calendar in Outlook 2016

Microsoft Calendar is the calendar & event scheduling module integrated into Outlook. This provides the user freedom to manage the appointments, entries, events without any hassle. Users can also schedule timely alerts for important meetings and other crucial events. But due to some unforeseen reasons, the calendar entries get deleted automatically. Then in such circumstances what to do next?

Are you too facing calendar items loss in Outlook? If yes, then you have any idea how to retrieve it back? Don’t get upset if you don’t know the mechanism to recover deleted calendar items in Outlook 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007. This is because we will discuss the complete guide to recover deleted calendar entries in Outlook.

Top Reasons For Calendar Items Lost in Outlook 2016

  • Abnormal Shutdown of Outlook: Sometimes because of casual behaviour, most of the user shutdown the system directly without closing the Outlook application. As a result of which header of PST file corrupted and it also make the other items of Outlook inaccessible too.
  • PST file Header Corruption: There are several reasons for the corruption of header. PST file header stores the significant information. If it gets corrupted then it also prompts other integrated module to behave abnormally
  • Malware Attacks: Unwanted software also makes the PST file corrupt and as a result of which user is unable to access mailbox data.
  • Accidental Deletion: User itself deleted the calendar entries unintentionally.

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Methods to Recover Deleted Calendar Entries in Outlook 2016

When the user accidentally deleted calendar items from the Outlook mailbox, the user can recover it. When a user deleted anything in Outlook 2019 / 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007, the item sent to Deleted items or a trashed folder from where the deleted items can easily be restored.

The user can find the deleted calendar entries in the deleted item folder when the POP account is configured on the system. If the user is using the IMAP account then the deleted calendar events found in the trashed folder. If the items get deleted from the trash folder then the deleted data can’t be recover again.

What to Do When  Deleted Calendar Not Found in Folder?

There is a possibility that the deleted calendar items not found in the Deleted Items folder then in such a user can search for the same in Recoverable Items folder. By default this folder is hidden. This folder contains the items when you perform the following operations.

  1. Delete an item from the Deleted Items folder.
  2. Empty the Deleted Items folder.
  3. Permanently delete an item by selecting it and pressing Shift+Delete.

If you are using IMAP account then you can still recover deleted calendar items in Outlook 2016 / 2019.

Note: If the deleted items folder get deleted from the server then it is not possible to restore the deleted items.

Steps by Step Guide to Recover Deleted Calendars Items from Server (IMAP)

  • Click on Home button and then select Recover deleted items from server

Recover Deleted Calendar Items in Outlook 2016

  • Then go to Deleted Items folder (if it is not seen the you account does not support to recover from server)
  • Select the items you want to recover and then click restore selected items and finally click on OK.

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Remarks: The restored data get stored in the deleted items folder from where you can easily move it to another folder.

There is a possibility to get the deleted data from the server if you are using the IMAP configuration sand your account support to recover from the server.

What next when no option left to recover deleted calendar items in Outlook.

The need for a professional solution is felt in such circumstances. We will discuss the advantages and key benefits of using the alternative solution to retrieve the deleted calendars items in Outlook.

SysTools comes with an exclusive software which can recover permanently deleted Outlook calendar items without any data loss. This Outlook Deleted Items Recovery software can recover and save all permanently deleted items as per user desired destination location.

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Since far we have discussed the manual solution and the need for alternative solutions to recover deleted calendar items in Outlook 2016. The manual solution works only in case of the deleted items present in recoverable items. Otherwise, it is next to impossible to retrieve deleted calendar entries in Outlook. Then you have only option to get back via SysTools recovery software.