Accidentally sent the wrong email? Here's how to recall it

by Yehuda Cagen 28. October 2010 09:17


Have you ever sent an email and immediately after clicking the Send button, realized you made a mistake? Either within the contents or recipients, or even just a grammar error you were going to fix prior to sending?

Don’t waste your time sending another email explaining the mistake!

Microsoft Exchange lets you recall those types of messages quickly and without much effort.

How to recall your email in Outlook:

  1. Open Sent Email
  2. Click on the Action tab (Outlook 2007-Other Actions tab)
  3. Find Recall this message, and click
  4. Decide which delete function you prefer and click ok

That’s it! You should receive an email in your Inbox stating whether the recall was successful or was a failure. 

 (*This tip may not work for Blackberry & Iphone users or emails not within your organization.)

Recall This Message





Report: Message Recall Success


Report: Message Recall Failure

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