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You can now see and restore older versions of all your files on OneDrive

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Microsoft has announced a yet another exciting new feature for users of OneDrive. Microsoft is expanding OneDrive version history support to all file types. This feature is also available for your OneDrive personal account and has been the highly requested features.

What this means this to you? With these changes in place, you can now see and restore older versions of all your files in your OneDrive, which previously was limited to support Office files only. So, in case you accidently edited a PDF or a CAD file or even a photo/video, you will always be able to restore or download a previous version with version history on OneDrive.

OneDrive will keep an older version of your files for 30 days. Expanded version history support has started rolling out and will be available to everyone this summer.

How to use version history in OneDrive – Getting Started

Navigate to OneDrive.com, right-click the file you want to restore or view a previous version and then select Version history.

Image of the OneDrive Documents window with the menu displayed and Version History highlighted for selection.

The Version History popup shows the date of the previous revisions, who it was modified by and the size of the previous revision.

Image of window displaying the version history of a selected file.

Simply select your desired revision and either click Open File to view or download it or click Restore to replace the current version with the revision you selected.

Image of the version history for a selected file and the Restore option is highlighted for selection.

If you have some interesting ideas for OneDrive and want to communicate the same with the team, visit OneDrive’s UserVoice.

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