When you remove duplicates with Duplicate File Finder, by default the application moves all these files to Trash. If you have removed some files by accident and would like to restore them, follow the steps below.
- Go to the → → select or use Command+Y shortcut.Also, you can just click the Show Removal History button in the removal window.
- Select the files you want to restore using the checkboxes of files and groups of files. Then click the Restore button.
Please note, If the duplicates are deleted from the Trash, you will not be able to restore them. It is possible to restore only the files, which are stored in the Trash folder or have duplicates in other folders. You can the note next to each file name whether it is Restored, Restorable or Not Restorable. You can see next to each file name whether it is Restored, Restorable or Not Restorable.
Moreover, to be able to restore the duplicates, the optionhas to be enabled. You can check it in Preferences → tab. Tick the checkbox to always save your duplicates’ removal history.
Read more about restoring files in the article “How to restore removed duplicates with Duplicate File Finder.”