How to Restore a File in OneDrive or OneDrive for Business

OneDrive allows users to restore files to an earlier version to prevent accidental data loss or data corruption. The file restoration procedure can help reversing or backtracking accidental content changes. The feature works in both versions of OneDrive, which are personal and business. If you are new to OneDrive, this article will help in understanding how to restore files in OneDrive.

  • Step 1: Log In to Your OneDrive

Go to the OneDrive website and enter your Microsoft login credentials to access the account homepage.

  • Step 2: Select a File

Now, select a file you want to restore to an earlier version. Keep in mind that only one file can be restored at a time.

  • Step 3: Expand File Options By Clicking on the Ellipsis 

Select the ellipses (…) next to the version of the document that you want to restore, and then click Restore.

  • Step 4:  File Has Been Restored

The previous document version that you selected will become the current version. All other versions will be visible as previous versions. 

We hope you found this article on OneDrive helpful.

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