How to recover a deleted Google Sheets file

You can watch a video tutorial here.

Google Sheets is an online spreadsheet application. Files created in Google Sheets are stored in Google Drive. When working with Google Sheets files, you may delete a file either accidentally or intentionally.  Files that are deleted from Google Sheets go first to the Trash folder of Google Drive. These are then deleted permanently after 30 days.

Step 1 – Open the Trash folder

– Open Google Drive
– Click on the Trash  folder

Step 2 – Find and restore the file

– Find and select the deleted file
– Right-click and select Restore from the context menu

Step 3 – Check that the file has been recovered

– Open Google Sheets
– Check that the file has been recovered

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