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Recover Deleted YouTube Videos


Following are 2 situations for recovering deleted YouTube videos.

Situation1: Recover deleted YouTube videos online

All you need is Firefox and the Firefox Add-On "Download YouTube Videos +". Following are the brief steps to recover deleted YouTube videos online. To see the detailed, you can see them on the link:

Step1. Find your deleted video's ID number

In the URL, you will notice it ends with ?v=(video ID number).

Step2. Pull up your video using the "Annotation" feature

Annotation is a feature which YouTube gives you for editing your videos. One thing you need to know is that YouTube doesn't literally deleted your videos from their servers. In fact, they simply mark the video as "un-viewable" or "deleted". Pull up the deleted video using the annotation page.

Step3. Save the video

Firefox and the Add-On are both free, so why not use it to save the video?

Situation2: Recover Deleted YouTube Videos on Computer

If you lost videos downloaded by YouTube, then it is possible to recover deleted YouTube videos on computer's hard drive. The tool needed is Data Recovery Software. This software can help you recover lost videos, photos, music, documents, emails, etc. from your PC’s hard drive as well as from USB drives, external hard drives, mobile phones, digital cameras, iPods, MP3/MP4 players, and other storage media. For Mac users, go to see Mac Data Recovery Tool.

To recover deleted YouTube videos on computer, there are several steps you need to follow:

Step1. Run and select the file type

Free download, install and launch the data recovery tool. And then select file type which you want to recover, including photos, audios, videos, documents, email, etc. Of course, you need to choose video.

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Step2. Choose the location where you lose your YouTube videos

If you don't remember the location, simply "I can't remember" to scan the whole computer.

Step3. Preview and start recovering

In the scanning results, find your lost YouTube videos. Select a path to save the recovered videos. Then click Recover to recover deleted YouTube videos.

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