Occasionally, I accidentally delete an email from an email account - for IMAP accounts this is usually fine, as it just moves them to the deleted items; I appreciate that any action will have to happen prior to the next sync (when the mail will get deleted from the server), but is there any way to recover/cancel deletion of an email for a POP3 mailbox?

  • Depends mail server. – N K Dec 18 '13 at 7:06

It depends entirely on how you have set up POP3. If you have selected "leave a copy on the server" then yes most likely you can recover it - by going straight to the server. There is also an option to by going in to

mail>menu>folders>[show more]>deleted items

But that option I think you may have to set up. I would always recommend you use IMAP for reasons such as this.

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