Where you can find Recycle bin in SharePoint online

In this SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss the recycle bin in SharePoint Online. Also, we will see what are the items we can remove from the SharePoint Online recycle bin.

What is Recycle bin in SharePoint Online?

SharePoint Recycle bin is a location where we can get our deleted record. When we doing any delete operation on the SharePoint site, the deleted data will be saved in the recycle bin and we can again recover it if it needed.

In SharePoint Online, items are retained for 93 days from the time you delete them from their original location.

They stay in the site Recycle Bin the entire time unless someone deletes them from there or empties that Recycle Bin.

When Item deleted from the 1st Recycle bin, it goes into 2nd storage recycle bin in SharePoint Online. And it stays there up to 14 days from the time you deleted it.

Step #1

Login to the SharePoint Online site -> Site Settings -> Under Site Collection Administrator -> Recycle Bin.

Recycle bin in SharePoint online
SharePoint Online recycle bin

Step #2

Once you open the recycle bin, there is a second-stage recycle bin to delete the item.

Where you can find Recycle bin in SharePoint online
Recycle bin in SharePoint online

What Items we can recover from SharePoint Recycle Bin

  • Deleted List Items
  • Deleted Document Libraries
  • Deleted Site Pages
  • Deleted File and folder
  • Deleted solutions
  • Deleted Events and News

Note: Each SharePoint site has its own Recycle Bin.

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In this tutorial, we found out Where you can find the Recycle bin in SharePoint online. And also we discussed what are the items we can recover the SharePoint Online recycle bin.

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