How To Recover Or Restore Deleted Files Or Folders In Dropbox

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Dropbox is a famous online file storing and backup platform. When you have the Dropbox app downloaded and set up on your computer, the Dropbox folder will be created. You can easily sync all the data on the computer by simply dragging and dropping into the Dropbox server. But when you delete a folder or a file, it will be erased entirely from the Dropbox server. The files you would have deleted aren’t deleted from the server but are hidden.

So we will be showing you the step by step procedure to recover the deleted data from the Dropbox server.

  • The best way of recovery is from the Dropbox trash folder.
  • We all know the primary use of the Trash icon for each of the platforms; it stores all the deleted files.
  • So, open the Dropbox application on your Windows or Mac computer.
  • Locate and perform a double-click on the Trash icon to open it.
  • You could now see the list of deleted folders and files.
  • You have the option of clicking the checkbox one by one and then click the Restore option present in the application.
  • You can also select multiple folders by holding the Shift button (Windows) or the Command button (Mac) and click the folders.
  • Click the Restore button and all the data will be restored back to the Dropbox application.

Now the steps mentioned above are just for files when you wish to recover them within the 30-day period. If you want to recover the files that have been permanently deleted from the trash after 30 days, you can use a data recovery applications.

Here, the steps to download and use the Easeus data recovery software are given.

  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Enter the Official Easeus data recovery website URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  • Download the recovery software to your computer from the official site.
  • Perform a double-click on the downloaded Easeus application file to run the installation.
  • Once the installation is complete, open the Easeus data recovery wizard.
  • The application will show you the list of drives present on your computer.
  • Choose your drive, select the Filter option, and select the All Files option.
  • Now, the Browse for Folder window will open, where you have to select the folder to save the recovered files.
  • Once done, you can complete the procedure by clicking the Recover button.