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How to Restore Deleted Files in Google Drive: A Step-by-Step Guide

Google Drive, a free cloud storage service, allows users to save and access files online. The service synchronises all of the user’s devices, including smartphones, tablets, and computers. It provides more than simply file storage; users may collaborate on files from any device and share them with whoever they want, among other things.

If you mistakenly deleted data from Drive, you have 30 days to recover them. After 30 days, files in the trash are permanently wiped.

Here’s a simple step-by-step way to regaining access to your deleted files:

How to restore deleted files on Google Drive using Desktop

Step 1 – Go to Google Drive trash, on your computer. (You can also sort your trashed files by trashed date to find the oldest or newest files deleted)

Step 2 – Right-click on the file you want to recover

Step 3 – Click on Restore.

Step 4 – You can find the restored files in their original location. If the original location no longer exists, look in My Drive.

How to restore deleted files in Drive using Android

Step 1 – Open the Google Drive app, on your Android phone

Step 2 – Tap on the three bars, on the top left corner

Step 3 – Then select Bin/Trash

Step 4 – Then tap on three vertical dots, next to the file you’d like to restore

Step 5 – Tap on Restore

How to restore deleted files in Google Drive using iOS

Step 1 – Open the Google Drive app, on your iOS device

Step 2 – Tap on the three bars, on the top left corner

Step 3 – Then select Bin/Trash

Step 4 – Then tap on three vertical dots, next to the file you’d like to restore

Step 5 – Tap on Restore.

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