QNAP Recovery: How to Recover Deleted Files from QNAP Drive

To undelete QNAP files, there are two ways to go. 1. Restore deleted files from Recycle Bin; 2. Disconnect QNAP network drives and connect to a computer, use EaseUS data recovery software to scan and find lost files, like photos, videos, music files, Word documents, Excel files, PDF, etc.

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QNAP data recovery overview

QNAP 's Network Attached Storage(NAS) are systems that consist of one or more hard drives that are constantly connected to the internet. Qnap NAS drives are popular NAS cloud drive for home and company users to back up or store important files and media such as photos, videos, music files, and documents.

But sometimes, unexpected accidents like accidental file deletion, disk formatting or corruption, system crash, etc might happen and get your data erased, damaged or inaccessible. When this happens, can you recover deleted or lost files from a QNAP NAS drive? Of course, yes. QNAP data recovery is possible. No matter how you get your files or folders lost on a QNAP drive, you can get them back from [1] Recycle bin (if enabled), and individual users might ask NAS administrators for help; [2] Third-party QNAP data recovery software. 

To recover deleted files from the Network Recycle Bin, right-click the files in the @Recycle folder and select "RECOVER".

restore files from qnap network recycle bin

To quickly and thoroughly undelete files from QNAP network drives with software, select a reliable, trustworthy yet powerful one as recommended here, and learn with the detailed user guide.

Stop READING or WRITING to the NAS immediately when you find that you have deleted or lost your data. Discontinue backups (temporarily) that write to the NAS drives. This is helpful for getting a better QNAP data recovery result.

What is the best software for QNAP data recovery

From the last paragraph, you can infer that whether you can recover deleted files from QNAP drive or devices depends on if you can find some reliable QNAP recovery software. Actually, you can find a long list of such programs when you search QNAP data recovery or QNAP data recovery software on google, but which one is the best?

Here, we would like to recommend you EaseUS hard disk data recovery software, which goes compatible with all the popular QNAP products. For example, the Enterprise NAS TS-EC2480U R2, TS-EC1680U R2, TS-EC1280U R2, TS-EC880U R2, TS-1685, TS-1283XU-RP, TS-883XU...Moreover, it supports the recovery of all types of files like photos, videos, music files, Word documents, Excel files, PDF files, PPT files, and many other files and folders from QNAP NAS drives.

Now, you can download this QNAP data recovery software to easily restore your deleted or lost files in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP with simple steps.

To recover deleted or lost files from QNAP drive:

Pull the disks out of the QNAP and connect them to a Windows computer.

Step 1. Open EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you should see a list of all disks on your computer. Choose the exact hard drive partition where files were deleted and click the "Scan" button.

select your hard drive and click scan

Step 2. The scan process starts immediately. Depending on how large the hard drive is, it usually takes several minutes to several hours to finish the scan. However, the "Deleted Files" result comes out very quickly and you can check all the deleted files in that folder.

scan deleted files on hard drive

Step 3. After the scan, you can double-click or right-click to preview the found files. Then, select the target files and click "Recover" to save them to another safe place rather than the original hard drive.

select files and click recover

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Tracy is enthusiastic to share technical tips and solutions about computing and technology. Being an EaseUS member since 2013, she also writes instructional content about data recovery, file/disk partition/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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