How to Recover Deleted or Lost Torrent Files

Roxanne updated on Dec 11, 2020 to File Recovery | How-to Articles

When you accidentally deleted a torrent file on BitTorrent, uTorrent, don't worry. Professional EaseUS file recovery software with two manual methods will effectively help you restore the deleted or lost .torrent files and downloaded files from the recycle bin or the local folder on your computer with ease.

The provided solutions on this page can be applied to restore lost torrent and downloaded files on BitTorrent, uTorrent, Torrent, etc. applications.

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Use File Recovery Software Select the drive where you lost torrent files and click "Scan" > Select to retore...Full steps
Fix 2. Open Torrent location Open Torrent Properties > Go to "General" > Check Torrent Location...Full steps
Fix 3. Find Torrent files in Search Search %appdata% > Find Torrent folder > Find lost torrent...Full steps

How do I recover deleted torrent files

"I downloaded a movie torrent from uTorrent. When it is fully downloaded and still exists on my hard drive, I accidentally deleted it by press the button "REMOVE". The torrent is downloaded as magnet links, so I don't have the .torrent files. So, can I still recover the downloaded torrent file and resume the download? Is there any other way that can help?"

Many people who download videos or other documents online via .torrent files may have encountered the same problem. Usually, when the torrent files get removed from your download list, you may apply reliable file recovery software or manual methods to restore them from your local drive. Follow this page and check the detailed steps to bring your lost torrent files or downloaded files back on your own. 

Is it possible to recover deleted torrent downloads

Is it possible to recover torrent downloads? Of course, yes. When you delete or remove the torrents from the application, your computer won't remove or erase the actual data files that you were downloading.

It would just remove the torrent files from the Torrent downloading application, marking the file as usable. This makes torrent file recovery possible. So it is to resume the downloading.

If you have little data recovery experience, stay on this page. We would like to introduce you to how to recover deleted or lost torrent and resume failed downloads step by step. Hope it is helpful!

Part 1. Recover removed or deleted torrent files (3 methods)

We collected one automated file recovery software and two manual methods to assist you in restoring the deleted or lost .torrent files with ease. Pick up one and follow to bring your lost torrent files back now.

# 1. Recover .torrent with EaseUS torrent file recovery software

Applies to: Recover deleted .torrent files, and even restore the lost downloaded files.

When you deleted the torrent while downloading, all you need is a powerful torrent file recovery software. Here, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard with powerful data recovery capacity and a wizard-like interface will guide you effectively recover deleted files, including the lost torrents. 

With this software, you can even the lost downloads on your computer. To recover deleted or lost torrent files, follow these steps:

Step 1. Download and open the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Select the disk partition or storage location where you deleted your files and click the "Scan" button to move on.

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Step 2. The scanning process starts as long as you click "Scan". The quick scan for deleted files won't take too long to complete.

scan for deleted files

Step 3. After the scan, click the "Deleted files" on the left panel that contains all the removed files. You can select and preview files as you need. Then, click "Recover" to restore the data to a secure location.

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# 2. Two manual methods to search lost torrent files on a local drive

Most downloading applications would create a folder on your local drive for saving the downloaded files and even the torrents on your PC. So it is for the Torrent clients. 

No matter you are using BitTorrent, uTorrent, Torrent, or other downloading applications, you may follow the two manual ways to search and restore the lost torrent files on your own. 

Method 1. Open the local Torrent folder and find the lost torrent

Step 1. Right-click your Torrent downloading program and select "Properties".

Step 2. Go to "General" and find the location where the application saves your downloads and torrents.

Step 3. Copy the location and past in your Windows File Explorer. 

  • For BitTorrent users, the file location is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\.
  • For uTorrent users, the file location is: C:\Users\Administrator\AppData or C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\.

Step 4. Once open the local folder, locate the deleted torrent and double-click to restore it.

Method 2. Use Search to find and restore lost torrent files

Step 1. Open Search bar and type: %appdata%, hit Enter.

Step 2. Enter C:\Users\AppData\Roaming\ and find uTorrent or BitTorrent folder. 

Step 3. Find the deleted or removed torrent from the folder and double-click to restore it to your Torrent downloading program. 

Note: Both two methods will resume the canceled download automatically for you after double-clicking the lost torrent. 

Part 2. Restore lost torrent downloads

Some of you may have the same question on how to restore the lost downloaded files on a local drive. When a downloaded file gets deleted from the torrent downloading program or the local drive, you have two choices:

If you prefer a file recovery software, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard with detailed steps in Part 1 can help. If you prefer to restore downloaded files from the recycle bin, check the following steps here for a guide.

  • Restore from the Torrent Recycle Bin:

On the Torrent downloading application > Open Recycle Bin and select the removed downloads > Select "Restore".

  • Restore from the Recycle Bin on PC: 

Open the Recycle Bin > Locate and right-click on the deleted or lost downloaded files > Select "Restore".

The restored download files will be restored to the original location on your PC.

Part 3. Plus tips for torrent file recovery

We also gathered some top concerned questions and provided some tips to help you out of torrent issues. Hope it's helpful.

1. How to resume the downloads with restored torrent files?

Some of you may have the same doubt on how to restore or resume the downloading with restored torrent files. Both below two ways can work:

# 1. Open your downloading application > Create a new downloading task > Browse to select your torrent file and click the "Sart" or "Download" button to resume the downloading process. 

# 2. Open your downloading application > Double-click the restored torrent files > The downloading program will automatically create a new task, resuming the download for you.

2. How do I recover a removed torrent?

Once your torrent gets removed, check your local folder on your PC in this location: C: > Users > UserName > AppData > Roaming > torrent folder. If nothing was found, use file recovery software like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to scan your disk and restore the deleted torrent immediately. 

3. How do I restore deleted files? 

When you deleted files on a local PC, check the Recycle Bin first. It may have recycled the removed files there. If it's there, right-click the file and select Restore to bring them back.

If nothing shows up in the Recycle Bin, or your lost files were on an external storage device, reliable recovery software like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard would be your best shot. It would fully scan your device and bring the files back within a few simple clicks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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