How to Recover a Deleted Google Drive Files?

If you have deleted a file from trash and you want it back, then you can recover it from Google Drive. The first step to recovering a deleted Google Drive file is trying to find the file in your account. To find a file in Google Drive, make sure that the file has not been deleted or check the trash. You can search for your file or check revision history or find an orphaned file. You can also check the Apps Status Dashboard and know issues page to find a file in Google Drive. 

If you can not find a file, then contact a Google Drive specialist to recover a deleted files. The Google Drive support is available in English only. To talk to Google Drive specialist, click "Contact us" located at the top of the page. If you are using Google Drive through work or school, then you don't see the 'Contact us' page. Now, select "Missing or deleted files" option. Once you have sent a report, they will get the file back into your Google Drive account.
 
Google will help you to recover files if you use Google Drive account with a consumer account and you are the owner of the file. If you are not the owner of a file, then you can contact the owner to ask that your access is restored. If you are using Google app through work or school, then you can contact your administrator to recover files. You can recover files that were deleted within the past 25 days. 

To restore a file you own, go to https://drive.google.com & sign into your account. Click "Trash" icon and select the files which you want to restore and then click "Restore" button.

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