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How to Retract or Recall an Email in MS Outlook?

Sometimes, we send an email and later realize you shouldn’t have sent it. Or it is possible that you have misaddressed an email, hence sending email to someone else. In such cases, there are chances that the email could cause leak in sensitive information or any other trouble to you depending on the content it is carrying. On such occasion, we wish to know a way so that we could stop such emails before they reach their designated receiver. Read further to learn a way to retract an email in Outlook. You can also consult the experts of Outlook Technical Support Phone Number to get a step-by-step guidance on this.

Open Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is usually available with the Microsoft Office application. Open the Microsoft Outlook program by clicking on the Start menu and locating Microsoft Outlook icon.

Send a normal email message

Click on the New Email option in the application window. Put the email address of your recipient, add a subject name and type in your email message. Once the email is composed, click on Send to send the mail.

View message in Sent Items

Click on Sent Items folder in the Outlook, to view all the recent sent messages. Check if the message you have just sent is there or not. Also check if the message is still in the Outbox folder.

Locate the Sent Message

In the list of sent messages, locate the message you have just sent. We are going to retract this email. Click in the Move section, a drop-down menu will be displayed. In this list click on Messages tab and choose Actions.

Recall the message

In the following drop-down menu, select “Recall This Message” option. Once you choose this option, your sent message will be retracted back. Keep in mind that, only those messages will be retracted back which haven’t been opened by the receiver.

This way, you will be able to retract any accidentally sent email. For any issue or query related Outlook, kindly contact our Hotmail Support Phone Number +1-855-465-0984  .