How to Find Deleted YouTube Videos? ARCHIVE | Windows | Mac

YouTube is the most popular online video streaming app in the whole internet world. Every Netizen is familiar with this app. It is also a great video-sharing platform where millions of people upload videos, millions of people react and comment in others’ videos and many of them make real money. You can make a channel and upload your videos over there.

How to Find Deleted YouTube Videos

If you have a YouTube channel you may have faced some technical glitches and lost your videos. after editing and uploading some important videos on the channel and then loosing it permanently can be quite disheartening. But do not worry at all. No loss is permanent when we are here for you with a solution. You can regain your deleted YouTube videos by following some simple steps. Dig in to know in detail.

How to Find Deleted YouTube Videos?

There are several methods to watch deleted videos. Here we are going to discuss about some of them.

ARCHIVE.ORG

Archive.org is a free to access library for digital content. It, kind of holds a record of all digitized books, music, games and videos also. You can look for your removed YouTube video over here. Follow the below steps.

  1. First, you need to access the email account that is been linked with your
  2. YouTube channel. There will be some male concerning your video upload information. With the mail a link of that video will be attached. You have to copy the link.
  3. Now open archive.org on another tab. Paste your video link on the search bar of WayBackMachine.
  4. Tap the ‘Search’ option.
  5. You will find the info about you deleted videos there on archive. Maybe you will get to watch it or download it again.

You can upload this now again on your channel.

FOR WINDOW USERS:

If you are a user of Windows, then this method is for you. You have to take help of a third-party app, Disk Drill for Windows.

  1. First of all, Install this Disk Drill App in your device.
  2. Now go ahead and select the drive that had the deleted video in it.
  3. Now click ‘Recover’. The app will start searching for the file immediately.
  4. You will see a long folder holding the files that match with the search and can be recovered.
  5. Now from the bunch of videos you have to find out your video.
  6. Select a new location for this on your device.
  7. Click ‘Recover’ and your videos will be restored soon.

FOR MAC USERS:

People who are using mac can also retrieve their YouTube videos using Disk Drill. The following method is for you.

  1. Just like the windows, the Mac users need to Install Disk Drill for Mac on their device.
  2. Next, choose the particular drive in which the deleted YouTube video or videos existed.
  3. Now click ‘Recover’. The app will start searching for the file immediately.
  4. You will see a long folder holding the files that match with the search and can be recovered.
  5. Now from the bunch of videos you have to find out your video.
  6. Select a new location for this on your device.
  7. Click ‘Recover’ and your videos will be restored soon at the preferable recovery location.

Use a Backup:

Not just YouTube videos, but you can accidentally lose any important file or video from your device at any point of time. So it is always clever to have a backup for all of your important files. Your device can itself recover the deleted stuffs. And also, you will not have any headache of losing the videos anymore.

You should do this backing up thing regularly on your computer to acquire the safety of your valuable data. You can also switch to software like Windows Schedule Backup Software to schedule a regular backup automatically. How to get the files and folders totally depends on operating system your device uses. Also, the recovering process vary from one backup system to another.

If the particular deleted video was included in your backup data, you can easily get it back. But unfortunately, the recent videos and the downloaded videos may not be there.

Surf Your Browser History:

You can use archive.org to search your browse history and look for the video. But this method will only help in case you have searched that particular video previously using your browse so that your browser has a record of it.

Maybe YouTube Itself can Help You:

If you are making your living out of your YouTube channel, it can be really stressful to lose videos. But YouTube can help you regarding this kind of technical glitches. You have to send mail to the YouTube support and recovery team briefing about your problem. You can follow the steps below.

  1. Visit your YouTube account and go to the ‘Help’ section. Now go to the option ‘Need more help’ and eventually to ‘Connect with the YouTube help community’.
  2. Click the arrow button right after the word ‘Forum’.
  3. Click on ‘Ask now’ in the Ask the Community section.
  4. Here you can type your question and follow the instructions to get a solution by YouTube.
Data Recovery Software:

If the original video is deleted from your PC, you can use a data recovery software to get it back. There are plenty of data recovery software available in the market. You can install anyone. This software will recover the video from the machine itself. You can use it to get back other deleted files, graphics, emails, documents too.

Stellar Photo Recovery:

Stellar Photo Recovery is a very useful software for both PC and Mac. It can recover the deleted items even if the original one is lost. You can try the free trial version before purchasing this software.

While using YouTube or such other online platforms these types of accidents can occur. We hope at least one out of the above methods will definitely help you to watch deleted YouTube videos once again. You will be able to re-upload the videos on your channel as well. Use a backup for your computer  to avoid any kind of unwanted data loss in future.

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