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How to Recover Deleted or Lost Saved Game Files on Xbox One

Updated on Nov 30, 2018 by Tracy King to File Recovery


Did your Xbox One saved games get lost or disappeared all of a sudden? Xbox help solutions are available here to help you recover deleted files and lost saved games on Xbox One with ease.

Saved Game get lost due to Xbox One update

"Hey guys, you know what? I cannot find my games on Xbox One. And right after updating it to the latest version, all the saved games are gone. Can I still restore the games back?"

"Help! I Lost my Xbox One game files after making an update to the latest version of Windows 10. Do you know how to get my games back?"

"Xbox One deleted my saved games after updating to Windows 10. How to get my deleted game files back?"

2 Ways to recover deleted or lost Xbox One saved game and files

Have you ever encountered a similar problem as the cases mentioned above? According to Xbox, their new version upgrade is meant to better support Windows 10.  However, for some users, updating their Xbox resulted in all of their saved games to disappear.

If you’re unable to find your saved games after updating Xbox One, don’t worry! We’re here to help with the following two methods to restore deleted or lost saved game files on Xbox One.

Method 1. Recover deleted/lost Xbox One game files with EaseUS recovery software

EaseUS game file recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard works efficiently to recover deleted or lost saved game files on Xbox One hard drive. You can try the free download trial version of this software and follow the below steps to see if you can find and recover your lost Xbox game files.  So if you’re able to see that your lost game files are able to be retrieved, you’ll just need to purchase a license code for data recovery.  

Step 1: Selecting

  • Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the drive where you lose your data.
  • Select the very hard drive when you open the file recovery software.
select the hard drive

Step 2: Scanning

  • Click the "Scan" button. The length of the scanning time highly depends on the drive capacity.
  • Wait patiently during this process.
scan the hard drive

Step 3: Recovering

  • After the scan, just choose what you need and click "Recover" button to recover lost data.
  • The "Filter", "Search" and "Extra Files" options are helpful for you to find the desired data from a hard drive.
recover data from hard drive

After all these steps have been made, you can then import the recovered games and files into the Xbox playing apps to replay them again.

1. Stop using the Xbox One hard drive when you have lost data or game files on it.
2. It's very helpful, and we highly recommend for you to backup games onto other storage devices.
3. Don't connect Xbox One hard drive with other incompatible or unauthentic devices.

Method 2. Re-download deleted or lost Xbox One games

If you don't want to try a third-party recovery software to restore deleted or lost game files, you may also choose to redownload the lost games one by one and re-install them in Xbox One hard drive. Then you'll be able to play them again.

1. Run Xbox App > Go to "Settings" > Click "Account" and "Download History".
2. Find the Games that you've downloaded > Select "Download Again".

Wait patiently and let the app to finish the downloading process. All the deleted or lost saved games will be available for you to play on Xbox One then.