Google Drive: Lost Data Recovery

Go to www.spinbackup.com.

  1. If you already have a Spinbackup account, tap the Log in as G Suite / Google Apps Administrator button in the upper right corner.

    If you have no Spinbackup account and, therefore, no backed up data, it is impossible to recover anything. Check our How to Sign Up for Spinbackup Account for Business and Google Account: How to Back Up Your Data articles to get the opportunity to recover your deleted data in future.

    Spinbackup Log in

  2. Insert your e-mail and password or sign in with Google.Spinbackup Sign In
  3. At your dashboard on the left, click Users.
    Spinbackup dashboard users

  4. You will see a list of all your domain users subscribed to Spinbackup. Choose the name of a user whose files must be restored, unfold it by clicking +/- button, and click the Google Drive button under the user’s name.Spinbackup Google Drive recover users
  5. By pressing the Version button, choose the backup version that corresponds to the last date when the required file existed in the user’s Google Drive.Spinbackup Google Drive recover version
    You can choose the required version by finding it in the list or choosing the required date in the calendar. When the version is chosen, press Ok. If the desired restore point corresponds to the last backup version, skip this step.

    Spinbackup Google Mail recover version calendar 07

    Please note: Spinbackup saves the last 100 backup versions, which correspond to the last 100 days. If a file in your Google Drive was backed up in the version earlier than 100 days ago, but does not exist in the accessible 100 versions, you can find it in the Lost & Found box. For more information, please read our Restore-in-Time Machine and Version Control article.

  6. You have three ways to recover your data:
    • Recover several files and/or folders:
      Check the checkboxes of the files and/or folders that must be restored.

    Spinbackup Google Drive recover selected

    • Recover all files and folders on a screen:
      Check the upper checkbox. You can move to another page and/or change the number of files/folders on the screen in the upper-right corner.

    Spinbackup Google Drive restore all page

    • Recover the whole Google Drive of a selected user.
      Select nothing and move to the next step.
      Please note: This function does not work during a free trial period when the maximum amount per one restoration process is 200 files. You can restore over 200 files with several restoration processes.

  7. Press Restore.Spinbackup Google Drive Restore all
  8. In a new window, select the e-mail address of the user you want to receive the restored file(s). You can select only among those users subscribed to Spinbackup. Press the checkbox if you want to restore file(s)’ shared users. Then press the Start restore button.Spinbackup Google Drive recover start
  9. The system will notify you as soon as the restoration process is done. Check your Google Drive “Restored by Spinbackup at…” folder and enjoy your restored files.Spinbackup Google Drive recovered
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