Follow the steps below to recover a deleted Google Sheets file from Google Drive’s trash bin.
Navigate to Google Drive (drive.google.com) and click on "Trash" or "Bin" on the left-hand side of the screen. Look for your deleted file here, where files stay for 30 days after deletion.
If you find your file in the Trash, right-click on it and select "Restore". This will move the file back to your main Drive folder.
Follow the steps below to recover a deleted worksheet within a Google Sheet file.
Open the Google Sheets file that contained the deleted worksheet. Find it in your Google Drive.
Click "File" in the menu, then select "Version history" > "See version history". Look for a past version with the deleted worksheet and restore it.
Look through the version history for a version with the deleted worksheet.
Click on it and choose "Restore this version" to bring the worksheet back.
We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to recover deleted Google Sheets. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to center across selection in Google Sheets or our article on how to calculate percentage change in Google Sheets.
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