How to Restore Files and Folders on SharePoint Storage Site

This article shows how to recover a deleted file from the SharePoint Storage site. You can restore multiple folders and files at the same time. The folders and files will be restored in their original location.

 

Step 1 Go to storage.uidaho.edu and at least the top level folder where the file or folder was located

You only need to be in the top level folder (Storage-ITS, Storage-COS, etc.) to restore files and folders beneath that level. In this example a file from Storage-ITS/Training folder is being restored. You can restore multiple folders and files at the same time. The folders and files will be restored to their original location.

See Knowledge Base article How do I access SharePoint Storage? if you need help accessing and navigating to SharePoint Storage site.

 

Step 2 Click on Recycle Bin

The Recycle Bin will have files and folders others have deleted as well as files and folders you have deleted.

 

Step 3 Select the file(s) and/or folder(s) needed to restored (A) and Click on Restore (B)

The folders and files will be restored to their original location. In this example it is Storage-ITS/Training folder (see highlighted text below)

 

The file(s) or folders are restored to the original location. In this example, Storage-ITS/Training

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Article ID: 1690
Created
Tue 7/21/20 12:28 PM
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Tue 7/21/20 12:30 PM