Excel Recovery – Recover Deleted XLS/XLSX Files

Microsoft Excel is a popular spreadsheet program for editing, storing, organizing and managing data. XLS and XLSX are two file types of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, which are currently widely used for home and office data collections. While working with an excel file, problems do sometimes occur. Then what if you accidentally delete an important excel document without backup?

Is Excel Recovery Possible?

“Hello there, I was copying an excel file from my USB flash drive onto my PC. On my PC I had the file with the same name and I choose the option of replacing it, but suddenly the USB corrupted and the file disappeared. Please suggest how to find the excel file that was critical. Thanks a lot.”

Don’t be panic. When deleting an excel file, you are not actually losing it. Most of the time, the file is still there and can be retrieved with proper excel recovery software in just a matter of seconds. Jihosoft File Recovery is a program that was developed to restore Excel files from computer or removable devices securely. It supports Microsoft Excel file in .xls and .xlsx formats made by various versions of Excel, including Excel 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, etc.

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Simple Steps to Recover Deleted Excel Files

Note: Jihosoft File Recovery for Mac is also available. Please select the right version software according to your computer system.

  1. Start Jihosoft XLS/XLSX File Recovery and choose Recover File.
  2. Select the partition which you want to recover excel file from.
  3. Click Advanced Scan, and then tick XLS and XLSX formats only.
  4. Click Scan Now and wait the scan to complete.
  5. Preview the found files after scanning. Once you’ve chosen the excel files, click Recover to undelete excel files.

Simple Steps to Recover Deleted Excel Files


  • Once your excel files are deleted, please don’t put any new data to the partition where you lost the excel files.
  • Don’t download and install the recovery program to the disk that you lost your excel files from.
  • Don’t save the recovered excel files on the original place again. Find another partition or external device to store them.
  • Files are easily lost due to various reasons. It is always a good idea to make a backup of your important files, which can be done with the Create Image function of this program.

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