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Restoring Deleted Files in OneDrive

The files you delete from your OneDrive library will be available in your OneDrive Recycle Bin for up to 30 days. You can restore deleted files from the Recycle Bin, which will add those files back to your OneDrive library.

 

To restore a deleted file in OneDrive, do the following:

 

  1. Go to office365.illinoisstate.edu.
  2. Log in with your Illinois State email address and password.
  3. Click OneDrive.
  4. Click Recycle Bin in the left hand column.
  5. Click the check mark next to file(s) you want to restore.
  6. Click Restore.

 

The file will be restored and will appear in your OneDrive library.

 

 

To restore a previous version of a file in OneDrive:

  1. Go to office365.illinoisstate.edu.
  2. Log in with your Illinois State email address and password.
  3. Click OneDrive.
  4. Right-click the document for which you want to restore an earlier version, and then click Version history.
  5. Version history appears in the Details Pane. Select the ellipses (...) next to the version of the document that you want to restore, and then click Restore. (See Figure 1)
  6. If you see a confirmation message, click OK.The document version you selected becomes the current version. The previous current version becomes the previous version in the list.

 

Figure 1

 

 

How to Get Help

 

For technical assistance, you may contact the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357, or by email at SupportCenter@IllinoisState.edu.

 

 

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