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2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

by Dan, 2018-11-30

People delete files on Windows computers all the time, office files are at least half of them, word, power point, excel, and etc. For some people, excel documents are the main part. Once you realize that you have accidentally deleted files that you actually need, the Recycle Bin is always the first place to find them. However, if you have emptied Recycle Bin, how to recover files deleted from Recycle Bin? Or if you use Shift + Delete to permanently delete the files? How to recover deleted Excel documents on Windows 10/8/7?

Method 1. Recover deleted Excel document on Windows with TogetherShare Data Recovery

Step 1: Download TogetherShare Data Recovery to your desktop, then launch the program and select the files types you want to recover, Documents in this case. Then click on "Next" button to move to the next step.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

Tips: You could recover 1 GB files for free with TogetherShare Data Recovery Free

Step 2: Just select the hard drive or device where you lose your data. Then click on "Scan" button to scan the selected hard drive or device to find deleted/lost data.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

Step 3. Now, TogetherShare Data Recovery will scan your hard drive or device to find lost data after you click on "Scan" button. You can pause or stop the scanning process when it has found your lost files. But, it is recommended to recover your lost data till the scan is completed.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

Step 4. After scan, you can preview all the recoverable files and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

Related post: How to Recover Shift Deleted Files

Method 2. Recover deleted Excel document on Windows from MS Unsaved files

1. Open a blank Microsoft Excel document and click the File tab.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

2. Click the Options link at the bottom.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

3. Choose the Save option from the left.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

4. 4. Once you find the section with a path showing where your autosaved documents go, select and copy it. In my case, it’s here: C:\Users\Bryan\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

5. Open File Explorer and paste in the copied file path. Hit enter.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

6. Here, we’ll see the last save of the document I was working on, which starts with the name "MYDOC." Click it to open the file.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

7. Right click the Microsoft Excel Binary file, and select Open with.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

8. Choose Excel, and click Ok.

2 Ways to Recover Deleted Excel Document on Windows 10/8/7

Also, you could try to use the same method as recover deleted files from Windows desktop.