How to Recover a Deleted Excel File

In this tutorial, you will learn how to recover a deleted Excel file.

Important data may have been lost if you unintentionally deleted or corrupted an Excel file. You don’t need to worry about recovering deleted Excel files. It is possible to restore a deleted Excel file by following a few easy procedures.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to recover a deleted Excel file.

Recover a Deleted Excel file

Before we begin we will need a group of data to recover a deleted Excel file.

Step 1

First, go to ‘Bin’ or ‘Recycle Bin’ depending if you are using a Mac or Windows.

Step 2

Select the deleted Excel file in ‘Bin’ or ‘Recycle Bin’, right-click and select ‘Restore’.

Step 3

You can then relocate your restored Excel file to the original location you have saved it.


That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to recover a deleted Excel file.