How to Recover a Lost Outlook Note

Outlook 2010 notes are a great way to keep track of all those random bits of information that fill our lives and don't have a more specific place to go. As a result, losing one can be a big problem. Fortunately, it is often possible to recover these lost notes, at least if they have been accidentally deleted.

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Learn how to recover lost Outlook 2010 notes.

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Start Outlook 2010 if it is not already running.

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Click the "Deleted Items" icon in the Navigation Pane. The contents of the Deleted Items folder appear.

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Right-click the missing note in the Deleted Items folder. A shortcut menu appears.

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Click "Move." A sub-menu appears.

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Click "Other Folder." The Move Items dialog box appears.

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Select the "Notes" folder in the dialog box then click "OK." Outlook 2010 moves the note back to the Notes folder.