iCloud: Recover deleted files on iCloud.com

Recover deleted files on iCloud.com

On iCloud.com, you can recover files deleted from both iCloud Drive and other apps.

Recover files deleted from iCloud Drive

You can recover files you deleted from iCloud Drive in the last 30 days, whether you deleted them on iCloud.com, your iOS device, your Mac, or your Windows computer. However, you can’t recover files you permanently removed as described in Permanently remove deleted files on iCloud.com.

  1. In iCloud Drive on iCloud.com, click Recently Deleted in the bottom-right corner of the window.

  2. Click Recover All, or select each file you want to recover, then click Recover.

Look for your recovered files in the folders they were in when you deleted them. For example, if a file was in the Pages folder when you deleted it, look for the recovered file in the Pages folder.

Recover files deleted from other apps

You can restore files you deleted from other apps, such as iWork apps, in the last 30 days, whether you deleted them on iCloud.com, your iOS device, your Mac, or your Windows computer. However, you can’t restore files you permanently removed as described in Permanently remove deleted files on iCloud.com.

  1. Go to Settings on iCloud.com, then click Restore Files (in the Advanced section).

  2. Select each file you want to restore, or select Select All.

  3. Click Restore.

Look for your recovered files in the folders they were in when you deleted them. For example, if a file was in the Pages folder when you deleted it, look for the recovered file in the Pages folder.

Published Date: Jun 20, 2019
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