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I accidentally deleted all files

I accidentally deleted all files

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Hey - I'm sorry if this has a solution somewhere else but i couldn't find it quickly and i'm worried about losing everything permanently.


I have a dropbox personal account.


So, I tried linking my dropbox account with a cloud storage system, and it deleted all of my dropbox files and folders.

I can see each individual folder in my recently deleted files, but there must be hundreds and hundreds of folders there, all deleted at the same time.

I tried ctrl clicking, shift click etc but can't see a way of restoring all at once, or even selecting a group - i can tick each individual folder but that is going to take forever.


Also, I didn't notice this until dropbox had synced all of my changes...

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Re: I accidentally deleted all files


Hi there @trunip190, I'm sorry to hear about the situation!


It might be easier to restore the files through the events page here.


As the deletions would most likely be grouped together as an "event", you can check for actions showing "deleted x files", click on the event and then choose "restore" from the right side of the page.


Let me know if this helps!

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