[100% Working]: Things To Do To Recover Deleted or Lost YouTube Videos

By | March 2, 2017

Recovering Deleted Youtube Videos

You will agree when I say – “there are many people out there who have accidentally deleted their YouTube videos from their media storage devices

And you will also agree when I say – “people who accidentally deleted their YouTube videos and are unable to recover them successfully, may be they are still looking for solution.

There are users who watch videos on YouTube on daily basis but not all. But, some people who find interesting videos then they download & save it on their media storage devices or on external devices like memory cards, USB flash drive, hard drive, etc, so that they can watch them, whenever they want to.

But things do not go according to you!

There are chances you might lose or delete your downloaded/saved YouTube videos and then you may look for an effective solution to restore deleted/lost YouTube Videos.

Well, in this post I am going to share some amazing facts and easy solutions on how to retrieve YouTube Videos in different situations.

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Let Me Introduce Real Examples Of YouTube Video Deletion:

Example 1: I download and upload videos to YouTube. I have created wonderful videos that I want to share with people hence I have uploaded on YouTube and after uploading I have deleted the videos from my hard drive. And later when I was looking for my uploaded video on YouTube, then it is saying me “videos deleted by YouTube” for it might breach their policy.

Example 2: I have downloaded one funny video and saved it on my phone’s SD card, but later the videos got deleted by me accidentally while I was deleting unwanted files to free up some space on my SD card.

Example 3: How do I recover the deleted videos by users from youtube? –  original post from Quora

In both the examples, you can see that I have lost my both videos that I created by myself and uploaded on YouTube and second video that I have downloaded from YouTube got accidentally deleted by me.

There are other several ways through which users may lost/delete their YouTube videos due to various reasons and thereafter they look for a solution on how to recover deleted youtube videos? Some of them are mentioned below.

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Causes That Are Responsible For The Loss/Deletion of YouTube Videos

  • Accidental deletion of videos that is stored within your devices while viewing or deleting unwanted videos
  • All videos including YouTube may get corrupt and finally get erased if there is any virus or malware infection
  • Formatting the media storage devices such as hard drive, memory cards, USB drive can lead to the deletion of videos
  • Unknowingly deletion of videos by any third person
  • If you delete Google account through which you have uploaded videos on YouTube will also get deleted
  • If you delete the YouTube channel through account settings, even then also your video get deleted permanent

So, these are some of the common and possible reasons through which users may lose their YouTube videos. At such situation you may get sad or disappoint.

But Relax and be calm!

There are few solutions that you can follow to retrieve your lost or deleted or removed YouTube videos that is explained below. Just go through them.

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Solutions To Restore Deleted/Removed YouTube Videos

All right, so here are the solutions that you were looking to recover deleted youtube videos. The solutions are given as per different situations, just find it by yourself and it work 100%.

Solution 1: Retrieve/Find Deleted YouTube Videos Online


There are various websites where you can find your videos back that is deleted or removed from YouTube – it doesn’t matter whether you are looking to recover deleted youtube videos with URL or without URL. The websites are:

  • vk.com
  • youku.com
  • svoe.tv
  • video.mail.ru
  • twitvid.com
  • dailymotion.com
  • tomsk.fm
  • video.bigmir.net
  • videobash.com
  • kiwi.kz
  • vimeo.com
  • bashtube.ru

For example: If you are looking for removed Enrique Iglesias videos on Youku only, then you can use Google string – site:youku.com “Enrique Iglesias” to search videos on that particular website. After you find your deleted videos from the websites mentioned above, you can then proceed to watch deleted YouTube videos online as well as you can download deleted youtube videos with URL or without URL, as of now it doesn’t matter at all.

Note: There are many hundred of websites that store files from YouTube available on internet. The sites that I have mentioned above are just few of them. You can use search engine to find more.

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Solution 2: Contact YouTube Help Support

You can request an email to YouTube support team to retrieve deleted or lost videos from your YouTube channel. Additionally, your channel must have at least 10, 000 view or you are in the YouTube Partner Program.

Here follow the steps to contact help support team:

  • Log-in to your YouTube channel and scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Help.
  • Next click on Need more help and then click Get Creator Support.
  • Select the appropriate category as per your issue and click on Email Support. You may also have to click on “contact the Creator Support team” link as well.

Solution 3: Restore Deleted YouTube Videos From archive.org Site

  • Log-in to your YouTube channel account and get the relevant URL of the YouTube videos.
  • Click on the video information to open the deleted video (though the video will not get played) in order get the relevant URL.
  • Once, you get the URL, visit archive.org website and then paste the URL of the deleted videos on the search field of Wayback Machine and click on browse field.
  • This find the deleted YouTube video. You can now download it from there and yes don’t forget to keep the backup.

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Solution 4: Recover  YouTube Videos Deleted/Lost From Media Storage Devices

If you have lost or deleted YouTube videos from your media storage devices such as memory card, hard drive, USB flash drive, then you can use Video Recovery software that comes separately for both Windows and Mac users. This recovery software has the power to recover deleted media files such as videos, audios and photos of almost all file types of file format, no matter whatever may the reasons behind the deletion of files.

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So, in order to get back deleted YouTube files, users are recommended to try YouTube Video Recovery Tool, if they have lost their videos from their media storage devices. Now, below find steps on how to rescue the lost/deleted videos with the help of recovery software.

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Steps To Recover Deleted/Lost YouTube Videos From Media Storage Devices

Step 1 – Install "Photo Recovery" software and launch it on your computer. Click on "Recover Photo, Audio & Video" tab to recover photos, videos and audio files from any SD card, external USB drive or computer hard drive. Connect the media to your computer and then perform the process.

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Step 2 – Select the drive from which you want to recover files. All the hard drive and external media will be shown in the list. Now select the desired drive to scan and then click on "Scan" button.

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Step 3 – Once you click on "Scan" button the software will show that scanning is in progress. The software will search for all multimedia files from your selected drive or attached media.

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Step 4 – After scanning, all the files that are found in the selected volume, hard disk or other storage media devices are listed. You can now select the files to preview them and then you can click on "Recover" button to finally save them on your computer.

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Related Deleted YouTube Videos Frequently Asked Question [FAQ]

How to restore missing YouTube offline videos after reinstalling the YouTube app?

Well, you must know that YouTube does not create any folder for storing offline videos on your storage device. They are available in the app data itself. Hence, when you un-installed the app, the downloaded offline videos also get lost with it. Therefore, you cannot restore the lost videos, you have to download it again.

How can I save YouTube downloaded offline videos to SD card?

Well, to download and save YouTube videos to SD card, you have to use third party YouTube downloader app.

I have been using The fastest free YouTube Downloader – Savefrom.net to download YouTube videos and save it on my external memory card.

The operation is very easy and in just three steps you can download the video:

Step 1: Copy the URL of the video from the YouTube website.

Step 2: Paste the URL and click Go button. The website will automatically parse the link and it will display the types of video quality that you can download. It also allows you to download only audio of the YouTube videos.

Step 3: Click on the HD quality that you wish to download, select destination path where you want to save the file. That’s all.


By now I believe that you have got the solution that you were looking for. From restoring YouTube videos online to offline and saving YouTube videos to SD card from recovering video files from media storage devices, all are mentioned here.

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[100% Working]: Things To Do To Recover Deleted or Lost YouTube Videos
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[100% Working]: Things To Do To Recover Deleted or Lost YouTube Videos. 1: Retrieve/Find Deleted YouTube Videos Online. 2: Contact YouTube Help Support. 3: Restore Deleted YouTube Videos From archive.org Site Wayback Machine feature. 4: Recover YouTube Videos Deleted/Lost From Media Storage Devices.
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