Recall an Email after Pressing Send

How To:

  • Recall an Email in Outlook after Pressing Send (Outlook Client/Windows Only)

Applies To:

  • Staff & Faculty


1) In the folder pane on the left of the Outlook window, choose the Sent Items folder. 

Graphical user interface showing the Sent items folder

2) Open the message that you want to recall. You must double-click to open the message. Selecting the message so it appears in the reading pane won't allow you to recall the message. From the Message tab, select Actions > Recall This Message. 

Graphical user interface showing the Recall This Message option

3) Click Delete unread copies of this message or Delete unread copies and replace with a new message, and then click OK. 

Graphical user interface showing the Message Recall options.


Article ID: 94458
Fri 12/13/19 1:27 PM
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