Quick Answer: Under What Conditions Can You Successfully Recall A Message?

How can I tell if a message recall was successful?

If the recipient who reads the recall message has read access to all the items in the public folder but did not read the original message, the recall succeeds, and only the new message remains.

You, the sender, receive a message indicating that the recall succeeded..

What does it mean when someone wants to recall a message?

Now you choose what you want to do: recall the message, which means that you want to try to delete the message from the recipient’s Inbox, or replace the message, which means you want to delete the original message and replace it with a new one.

How does recalling a message work?

The Recall feature is just a way of asking nicely if their email client would do you the favor of deleting an email message you already sent. If the person has already read your message, your message will not be erased but the recipient will be informed that you want to delete the message.

Does message recall work for external emails?

You can’t recall a message if the user you sent it to isn’t a user on your Exchange server. The server only has authority to delete the original message if both users are on the same mail system. There’s no point in recalling a message sent outside your organization.

How do I know if my message was recalled in Outlook?

If you did not want to be notified of every recall and failure, you can still use the “Tracking” feature in Microsoft Outlook to track the “success” or “failure” of your recalls to every recipient. Navigate to your “Sent Message” folder and select the message you requested be Recalled. Select the “Tracking” button.

Can the recipient see a recalled email?

When a message is recalled, recipients are no longer able to access the secure message or its file attachments. The only thing that recipients will see is the message subject line, and a notice that the message has been recalled by the sender, even if using Microsoft Outlook.