Quick! Recall that email message

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How do you “take back” or recall an Outlook email message that you already sent? How do you recall a message and replace it with another one? Go to your Outlook Sent Items folder first, and then recall that message! Quickly!

Here’s how:

Recall a message in Outlook 2003

Recall a message in Outlook 2007

Recall a message in Outlook 2010

Can’t find Recall This Message?

You can recall messages only when you have a Microsoft Exchange account, and the recipient of your message is also using an Exchange account. If you don’t see Recall This Message on the Outlook  Actions menu, you can’t recall messages. The option to recall a message is not available if you’re using a POP3, IMAP, or HTTP email account (for example, MSN Hotmail).

David Ludwig