How to recover deleted files from Google Drive : If you’ve accidentally deleted a file from Google Drive, here’s how to recover it from the Trash folder. Google Drive keeps your deleted files in the Trash folder for up to 30 days.
Google Drive stores and organizes your content in the cloud for you to access at any time. If you accidentally deleted a file from Google Drive, there are ways to recover it from the Trash folder. Google keeps files in the Trash folder for 30 days before automatically deleting them. If you delete a shared file from Google Drive, others can see it until you delete the file permanently. Once a file is out of the Trash, there is no way to recover it again.
If you do not know about this, let us tell that Google Cloud provides 15GB storage for free, after which you can buy paid storage through Google One plan. Google Basic plan offers 100GB cloud storage for Rs 130 per month. Google also has a standard plan that offers 200GB of storage for Rs 210 per month. A premium plan offers 2TB of cloud storage for Rs 650 per month. Google’s Google One membership also supports Family Sharing.
How to recover deleted files from Google Drive
For this, you can recover files on Google Drive using an Android phone, iPhone, iPad or desktop browser. The steps and options are the same for all three platforms. As mentioned by us, deleted files are kept in the Trash folder by Google for a month before they are permanently deleted. If you change your mind about deleting a particular file, you can easily (recover) it from the Trash within 30 days of deleting it. Also, it is also worth noting that you can restore any file only if this file is yours, that is, you are the owner of the file. If you are not the owner of that file, you will need to contact the person concerned to restore it. Follow the steps given below to restore deleted files from Google Drive –
You go to the Google Drive app on your mobile, click on Trash.
On a computer browser, go to drive.google.com/drive/trash.
You can set your trashed files in order by the date they were trashed to make it easier to find the oldest or latest trashed files.
Click the three-dot icon below the file you want to restore, or right-click the file you want to restore.
Click on Restore.
Your file will now be restored to where it was deleted.