How to Recover Deleted Chrome Downloads and Resume Canceled Chrome Downloads

This page includes automated data recovery software with manual methods to help you restore deleted, removed Chrome downloads and even resume the canceled download with ease. When you are having this issue, try solutions to bring your deleted or lost Chrome downloads back.

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Solutions to Recover Deleted/Removed Chrome Downloads

Can I recover removed Chrome downloads or resume canceled Chrome download? Try the following methods to help you out. 

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Recover deleted downloads Use the automated method to undelete removed Chrome downloads with file recovery software. Or there are three manul way you can use to recover deleted...Full steps
Fix 2. Resume canceled downloads Open Chrome Downloads page by typing chrome://downloads on Chrome page. Enter Chrome Downloads page, scroll down to find out...Full steps

1. Can I recover deleted or removed Chrome downloads?

"Do you know how to recover deleted Chrome downloads on Windows PC? Some of my Chrome downloaded files were removed from the Downloads folder on my PC. Do I still have a chance to get them back?"

2. Is it possible to resume canceled Chrome download?

"Is it possible to resume or continue the canceled Chrome downloads? I tried to download some useful program but somehow the download process was canceled. I want to continue the downloading process, can you help me?"

If you are having a similar problem or you need a simple way to restore lost or deleted Chrome downloads and resume previously canceled download, relax and follow to get your problem solved right here now.

How to Recover Deleted or Removed Chrome Downloads

In this part, you'll find one automated method and three manual methods to bring your deleted or removed Chrome Downloads back:

Automated Method: Undelete Removed Chrome Downloads with File Recovery Software

As Chrome and Windows share the same Downloads folder, therefore, you can directly use a file recovery software to scan the Downloads folder and restore removed Chrome downloads with ease.

EaseUS file recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard can help you restore permanently deleted or removed files and data back. It's the most reliable method for undeleting Chrome Downloads regardless of whether you have installed Chrome in C: drive.

You can simply download and install it on your PC and then follow to undelete the removed Chrome downloads in 3 steps:

Step 1. Select location to scan

If you lost files in Downloads folder, move your mouse on "Select Folder" and click "Browse". Select "This PC" > "Downloads", and click "OK".

If the whole Downloads folder is missing, select C: drive (the default location of the Downloads folder) and click "OK" to scan and find your lost Downloads folder.

select a location and scan lost downloads folder

Step 2. Check and preview the found Downloads folder

When the scanning process finishes, use Search to find the "Downloads" folder with lost files.

Or, you can use the left pane and browse "Uses > UserName" or "Other Lost Files > Files Lost Original Name" to find files in the Downloads folder.

Preview lost folder data.

Step 3. Restore the Downloads folder and save it to a safe location

Click "Recover" to save the Downloads folder to another safe location on your PC.

Restore lost Downloads folder.

Three Manual Methods: To Manually Restore Deleted Chrome Downloads

# 1. Restore from Recycle Bin 

If your Chrome browser is installed in the default location, your downloads files and data will be saved in Downloads folder in Windows PC.

As deleted or removed Downloads files will be kept in the Recycle Bin, therefore, you can simply recover deleted Chrome downloads from the Recycle Bin:

Step 1. Open "Recycle Bin" on the Desktop, locate the deleted or lost Downloads files and data.

Step 2. Right-click on the Downloads deleted files and choose "Restore". 

How to Recover Deleted Downloads Files from Recycle Bin

The Recycle Bin will then restore the deleted files to their original locations. After this, you can check and find Chrome downloaded files in the Downloads folder.

# 2. Re-download Removed Chrome Downloads

If you deleted or removed the Chrome downloaded files from its local Downloads folder, you can resume the download process to bring the lost files from Chrome browsers.

Here are the steps: 

Step 1. Open Google, type: chrome://downloads and hit Enter.

Restore deleted Chrome downloads.

Step 2. Scroll down the page and find deleted or removed files, data, document in the Downloads list.

Find removed Chrome downloads.

Step 3. Select the grayed out info-box which is marked as Deleted and click to re-download again.

Re-download deleted Chrome downloads files.

# 3. Undo Deletion from the Downloads Folder

It's pretty simple and easy for you to quickly undo the deletion when you deleted Chrome downloads.

Once you realized that you committed a false deletion of the Chrome downloaded files in the Downloads folder, follow below guidelines to get the problem fixed quickly:

Step 1. Stay in the Downloads folder on your PC.

Step 2. Press Ctrl + Z to undo Chrome downloads deletion.

After this, you can check and continue using deleted Chrome downloaded files in the Downloads folder.

How to Resume Canceled Chrome Downloads

If you a running download in Chrome was canceled by careless operation or a sudden shutdown in the Chrome browser, relax. You can directly resume the download and get the desired files or programs on your PC:

Step 1. Open Chrome Downloads page by typing: chrome://downloads on Chrome page.

Resume canceled Chrome downloads.

Step 2. Enter Chrome Downloads page, scroll down to find out canceled download orders.

Continue canceled Chrome downloads.

Step 3. Find the grayed out info box which is marked as Canceled and click "Retry" to resume your download in Chrome again.

Re-download canceled Chrome download on Google Chrome page.

Wait patiently till the downloading process finishes. After this, you can go to the Downloads folder and check the Chrome downloaded files or install the downloaded program on your PC.  

To sum up, when you deleted Chrome downloads from your local Downloads folder. If nothing was there, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will help to bring them back.

When you canceled a download, don't worry. You can resume the downloading on Chrome with solutions on this page. 

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Updated by Cedric

Cedric Grantham is one of the senior editors of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. He mainly writes articles about data recovery tutorials on PC and Mac and how-to tips for partition management. He always keeps an eye on new releases and likes various electronic products.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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