OneDrive: Restoring Deleted Files

If a file has been deleted from OneDrive, there is sometimes a way to restore those deleted items.

The OneDrive Web App

  1. Log into your UW Stout email here.

  2. In the top left, click the App Launcher and select OneDrive.

    App Launcher

  3. In the left menu, select Recycle Bin.

    Recycle Bin

Recycle Bin

  • In the Recycle Bin you will see recently deleted folders and documents.

  • These files can be restored by selecting the button next to the line and clicking Restore.

  • Please note the Original Location of the file. This is where the file will be restored to.

    Recycle Bin

Second-Stage Recycle Bin

  • If the file is not in the Recycle Bin, scroll to the bottom and click Check the Second-stage recycle bin.

    Second-Stage Recycle Bin

  • These files can be restored by selecting the button next to the line and clicking Restore.

  • Please note the Original Location of the file. This is where the file will be restored to.

    Second-Stage Recycle Bin

  • If the file cannot be found in the Recycle Bin or the Second-Stage Recycle Bin then the file has been permanently deleted. Permanently deleted files are non-recoverable.

    Empty Recycle Bin




Keywords:onedrive restore delete deleted folder file document gone disappeared   Doc ID:92625
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2019-06-21 09:29 CDTUpdated:2019-06-21 15:47 CDT
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