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How to Recover Deleted YouTube Videos on Computer

“I have many YouTube videos I downloaded on my computer. But I accidentally deleted them last night and I don’t know how to recover them. They are important for me and is there any way that I can recover deleted YouTube videos on my computer. Thank you very much!”
Asked by Amy

If you have the same question with Amy, you need to read my article carefully. I will show you how to recover deleted YouTube videos on computer step by step. You need a program called Data Recovery. It can scan your computer deeply to find the deleted and lost YouTube videos on your computer. It can also get back deleted YouTube videos from external hard drive, SD card, memory card for you, too.

Step 1. Run YouTube Video Recovery

Free download, install and run this recovery program on computer. You will see the following interface.

interface

Step 2. Scan and Find Deleted YouTube Videos on PC

On the interface, you need to select the “Video” as the data type you want to get back and you also need to select a hard drive to scan. After that, you need to click “Scan” button and this program will scan your computer deeply to find the deleted videos for you.

This program will do a quick scan for you at the first time. If you can’t find the videos you need, you can try again with deep scan mode. This mode will take longer time but with more results. After a deep scan, you can find the deleted or lost YouTube videos on your computer easily.

scan result

Step 3. Recover Deleted YouTube Videos on PC

This YouTube Recovery software will list all the videos on the interface with a data menu for you. You can use this menu to find the YouTube videos you deleted or lost easily. Select all the videos you want to restore, click “Recover” button on the interface. This program will recover all the selected YouTube videos back to your computer again.

recover success

Recover the Original Videos You Uploaded to YouTube

If you lose the original videos you uploaded to youtube.com, you can follow this method to get back them. But you need to have the URL of the Youtube videos you want to get back.

1. Find the URL you received after you uploaded your YouTube videos in Email.

2. Copy the URL and go to archive.org. Paste the URL on the search bar.

3. You can easily find the information of your deleted and lost YouTube videos