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retrieving e-mails??


FPCH Member
Jan 20, 2008
i was wondering if it is possible at all to retrieve all emails ever sent from a hotmail account?
also as a side, is there any way of finding out when email contact addresses were added to your hotmail contact list?
thank you for your help.


Hello Den

Welcome to Free PC Help

If the messages have been deleted out of the Sent folder and also deleted out of the Deleted Bin then I very much doubt that you can ever retrieve them.
I'm unsure regarding when a contact was added but other members may have further information.


FPCH Long Term Member
Dec 17, 2007
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
Hi Den.

Wolfey is correct.

Hotmail information is not stored on your computer, so once it's out of your folders, it's gone. Sent messages can be saved to your computer by going into Hotmail's options.

There is no way in "Contacts" to find out when that that contact was created.


Well I have not altered mine AS and the default setting is set to;
"Save all sent messages in the Sent items folder"

Is this what you speak of?