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Google Drive: Recover Deleted Files




Article Goal - Illustrate the steps to recover deleted files from Google Drive
Article Audience - Public


Google Drive Notes

1. Every Users Google Drive has Trash for storing deleted files
2. Deleted files will be kept for up to 30 days before the are removed forever

Recover Files From Trash

1. Open Google Drive and select(click) Trash
2. Select(right-click) the deleted file and select(click) Restore
** macOS - Right-Click: Hold down control + Click **
** Chromebook - Right-Click: Two-Finger tap on trackpad or Hold down the Alt key then Click **
3. The restored file should be returned to the same location it was deleted from





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