Ways to recover Microsoft Outlook 2013 missing folders
We often face trouble in finding the folders with important e-mail while using Microsoft Outlook 2013. This issue may occur for various reasons. These include updating Microsoft Outlook, accidental deletion of a folder among others. As there might be several reason of misplacing your folder, here are a couple of ways out to help you out of this situation.
Steps to fix Microsoft Outlook missing folder after installing updates –
Updates for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2817630) for both 32-bit Edition and 64-bit Edition are available with improvements on performance and stability and some bug fixes. But after installing this latest update on Microsoft Outlook, many users reported problems that their folder pane is either empty or it has missed a number of important folders.
If you are facing the same issue of missing Microsoft Outlook 2013 folders, then you can recover your folders and mails just by uninstalling KB2817630 update.
Follow these steps to uninstall KB2817630 update –
- Click ‘Control Panel’ and click ‘Programs’
- Then, look for ‘Program and features’ in Windows 7 or ‘Uninstall a program in Windows 8’ and select ‘Windows Update’
- Click ‘View installed updates’ in the top right corner.
- In the listed update items, look for ‘KB2817630 update’ right-click the update and then click ‘uninstall’ option.
- Then a dialog box will appear, click ‘Unistall’ to confirm uninstallation process.
Remember that it may take a while to uninstall the update. After uninstalling the update, your PC will require rebooting – restart your PC. NowWith these simple steps you can easily uninstall the KB2817630 update from your PC.
Steps to fix moved folder –
At times, while dragging and dropping an e-mail, you may drag and drop a folder as well. Locating and placing these folders back to their original location is not a difficult task. To find the folder, click every folder that you can view and expand the folders by clicking the ‘+’ sign associated to the folder.
Once you have located the folder, right-click it and select ‘Move folder’. A popup window will appear; select the folder location and click ‘OK’. As you click ‘OK’ the window will close and the folder will be placed at the chosen destination.
Have you deleted by pressing Shift + Delete?
If you are looking for the Microsoft Outlook 2013 missing folder that you have deleted using the Shift+Delete key, then you cannot possibly recover that particular folder. Shift + Delete Key bypasses the recycle bin or the deleted items folders and delete items permanently. That’s why we cannot retrieve the Microsoft Outlook 2013 missing folder deleted in this method.
With these tips and tricks for recovering Microsoft Outlook 2013 missing folders, you can easily find and restore your folder and fix the issue in future.