How to Restore Folder after Emptying Recycle Bin?

  • Easily restore the folders deleted from the recycle bin within clicks
  • Supports all file formats including videos, pictures, audio files, documents, HTML, XML, .apk files, and much more
  • Simple and secure to run on all versions of Windows OS
  • Displays preview of the recovered files

“I accidentally cleared the Recycle Bin items from my system and later realized it contained some important files. Is there any way that I can restore the files emptied from the recycle bin?"

Of course! you can easily recover folder after emptying the Recycle Bin using the Folder Recovery software.

Emptied Recycle Bin files on Windows

Recycle Bin, a directory present on all the versions of Windows Operating Systems that temporarily stores the files deleted from the system. Recycle Bin occupies 10% of your hard disk space. If there are separate partitions on your hard disk then, 10% of each partition’s space is occupied by Recycle Bin which can be altered manually.

Scenarios due to which the folders get emptied from Recycle Bin:

  • You may accidentally click on the "Empty Recycle Bin" option" without checking its content
  • Auto deletion of recycle bin items over a period of time
  • Usage of some unreliable third-party software can also empty the Recycle Bin or delete the folders resulting in deletion of your valuable folders

When you delete a folder or other data from Recycle Bin then, only the links of the data is removed. You can still find the presence of a folder or the other files in the same place on your hard disk unless they are overwritten. Hence, in this kind of situation, you should stop using the system and start regaining the emptied Recycle Bin data using the Folder Recovery Software.

Easily regain files are folder emptied from the Windows Recycle Bin

You can retrieve the folder after emptying Recycle Bin due to any of the reasons mentioned above using the Folder Recovery software. This tool is considered as the perfect solution to recover folder emptied Recycle Bin. It is built with a simple graphical user interface so that even a user with less technical knowledge can perform emptied Recycle Bin folder recovery on their own.

This professional software can also be utilized to recover folders from SD Card, USB drives, external HDD, SSD, iPods, etc. It also has great compatibility with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and 2008 Operating Systems. There is a separate version of this software which can be used to recover deleted folders from Trash on Mac operating systems.

Steps to recover folders after emptying the Recycle Bin

Step 1: Download and install the Folder Recovery program on your computer.

Step 2: On the main screen, select “Recover Files” option to restore emptied Recycle Bin folder. Now choose the drive that stores the Recycle Bin folder.

Step 3: Hit on the Scan button to continue with the folder restoration.


Figure 1: Recover Partitions/Drives

Step 4: The software starts scanning for the file items deleted from the recycle bin.

Figure 2: Scanning for Folders

Step 5: A new window appears showing all the files restored from the recycle bin. Review the recovered files using File Type View and Data View panes.

Figure 3: Recovered Folders

Step 6: Preview the files with a right-click. Then mark the file items that need to be saved.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 7: Specify a target location to save the file retrieved from the Recycle Bin folder.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Folders