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How to Retrieve Deleted Files from Dropbox

Updated on December 5, 2019


Accidentally deleted a file or folder from Dropbox? Here you can learn how to retrieve deleted files from Dropbox even if it has deleted from Trash with the help of Remo Recover file recovery software.


I need help to recover permanently deleted files from Dropbox!

“Hi, I permanently deleted my Dropbox folder containing important files. I don’t have any idea about how do I recover deleted files from Dropbox? Is there any ways I can restore these files? Please help.”

Folder in Dropbox is like any other folder present on your computer hard disk. Generally the Dropbox folder or file will be saved where the OS is located. If Dropbox files are intentionally or accidentally deleted, the files synced to its cloud counterpart might also be erased. But don't be panic! The files deleted from the dropbox are not permanently deleted, instead, they are inaccessible to it's users and the actual files still resides in the same location untill they are overwritten with new files. So it's possible to perform permanent deleted file recovery from Dropbox.

Possible solutions you can try to recover deleted files from Dropbox

Dropbox holds deleted data for 30 days by default in the version history. So, you can restore any deleted folder or file in the last 30 days or longer from the Dropbox by following the below mentioned ways:

Solution 1: Procedure to undelete files from Dropbox

  • Sign in to the Dropbox website
  • Right click to the Deleted File and choose Previous Versions
  • Find the version of your file that you like to revert and click (ellipsis button)
  • Click on Restore icon

Solution 2: Recover deleted files from Dropbox with Trash

  • Click Show deleted files icon which displays all files and folders
  • Choose the deleted file or folder and hit Restore button


Remo Recover - Free Software to Recover Deleted Files from Dropbox..!

Remo Recover file recovery software is the only solution if the above methods cannot help you to recover permanently deleted files from Dropbox. It successfully retrieves all deleted or lost files from Dropbox with ease. Tool allows you to perform data recovery of all file types from Dropbox including images, documents, videos, archives, audios and more. After the files are recovered by this utility, you can save in any drive of your choice and later sync it back to your Dropbox account without any obstacles.

The software comes handy to recover deleted files on Windows 8, 8.1, Windows 7, XP, Vista, Windows 10, etc. formatted with different file systems like NTFS5, NTFS, FAT32, FAT16 and ExFAT. By using this utility, it is possible to recover shift deleted files and files that bypassed Recycle Bin. It helps you in recovering data from various storage devices such as hard drive, external hard drive, FireWire device, memory card and so on.

How to Recover Deleted Files from Dropbox with Remo Recover?

Download, and install the free version of Remo File Recovery software on your system. Then, follow the procedure given below to restore deleted files from dropbox.

Step 1: Open Remo Recover software and click Recover Files in the main screen. In the same screen, select the drive from which you would like to recover Dropbox files and click Scan

Recover deleted dropbox files - Main screen

Step 2: The software scans the selected drive and lists recovered files

Recover deleted dropbox file - Scanning progress

Step 3: You have an option to view recovered files in 2 types of views, namely File Type View and Data View

Recover deleted dropbox file - View Recovered Files

Step 4: Then preview the files and save them in a preferred location

Recover deleted dropbox file - Save Recovered Files