Recover Deleted Recording Files or Programs from Sky Plus Box

Abby Haines updated on Dec 29, 2018 to Storage Media Recovery | How-to Articles


Accidentally deleted recording files from Sky+ or Sky Plus Box? This page introduces how to recover deleted recording files Sky Plus Box in two ways. Just try the step-by-step guides to undelete or restore your shows, TV programs or other recording files with ease.

"A few months ago, I got a third Sky HD box installed and used it to record many TV shows. But several hours ago, my mother accidentally deleted some of those recordings from the planner. Is there any way to recover deleted recording files Sky Plus?"

Like the above cases, sometimes, you might mistakenly delete wrong recording files or programs from yours Sky Plus Box. Actually, you are not alone. Many users have the same experience and asked for help on Sky Plus Box data recovery online. Here we will introduce how to recover deleted recording files Sky Plus Box in two ways. If you are interested in this topic, you can read on to get the step-by-step guides. 

Is it possible to recover deleted recordings or programs from Sky Plus Box

"How can I undelete or restore deleted recordings or programs from Sky Plus Box"? If you are searching "Sky Plus Box data recovery" online, you will find there are many users reporting data loss issues and ask such question for help. However, we think that other than Sky Plus Box data recovery solution, you should first figure out that whether it is possible to recover deleted files like recordings, shows and TV programs from Sky Plus Box. Here we can confirmly tell you that the answer is yes. Next, we will show you how to do it in two ways in different data loss situations. 

2 ways to recover deleted recordings or programs from Sky Plus Box

To get back your deleted items, you have two ways to go. Both are detailed below. Choose one of them to restore your lost files.

Undelete or restore recordings in Sky Plus Box from Trash 

When you deleting a program from the planner in Sky Plus Box or Sky+, it's automatically moved into the Deleted section of Recordings. If there's enough space on your Sky Q box's hard disk drive and you didn't permanently delete it from the deleted file section, you can easily undelete or restore it with simple steps. 

1. Press sky on your Sky Q remote, select Recordings and then select Deleted.
2. Select the recording you want to recover and select Undelete.
3. Restore or permanently delete your recordings

Recover deleted recordings from Sky Plus BoX with EaseUS file recovery software

If the above method cannot help, you can try to retrieve deleted recordings files or programs from Sky Plus Box using EaseUS file recovery software. The personal video recorder service, Sky+, or Sky Plus Box usually save the recording files including TV shows, movies or some other programs on an external hard drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device. Requiring no data recovery company or service, the powerful data recovery program can deep scan those devices to find and retrieve all the deleted or lost recordings including permanently deleted shows and TV programs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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

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

5. 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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