You can easily recover deleted files in Google Drive


Google is one of the most popular search engines in the world. Searching there to know anything. In addition, important photos, videos, files are stored in Google Drive. Sometimes files get deleted from Google Drive by mistake. Again, in the last version of the desktop, it was seen that many files were deleted while updating.

Here’s how to restore these files to Drive for Desktop-

Drive’s file recovery tool for desktop is a new built-in feature that allows users to run a full scan within Google Drive and recover files lost for various reasons, including files lost due to sync issues in previous versions.

This tool scans the drive, recovers the lost files from the backup and restores them in a separate folder called ‘Recover from Backup’. Check out how to use this feature in Drive for Desktop-

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>> Open drive for desktop application on own device. It can usually be found in the list of installed programs or applications.

>> Identify the menu bar at the top of the screen (for Mac users) or the system tray in the lower right corner (for Windows users). The system tray usually contains icons for running applications and utilities.

>> In the menu bar or system tray, look for the Drive icon for the desktop and click on it to open a menu or display additional options related to the application.

>> Hold shift on your keyboard.

>> While holding Shift, click on the ‘Settings’ option in the Drive for Desktop menu. This key combination can unlock additional or advanced settings within the application.

>> A submenu or advanced settings window should appear. Search for and select ‘Recover from Backup’ option.

>> Once the ‘Recover from Backup’ option is selected, access to the Recover feature should come. Follow the on-screen instructions or prompts to navigate through the backups and restore specific files or data as needed.

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Source: Times of India

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