What to Do if You Accidentally Deleted an Item

Accidentally deleted an important item you didn’t mean to? Eyes widen, heart skips a beat. It’s happened to us all. But don’t panic! Whether you’ve deleted a password, credit card details, a secure note, or any other valuable info, Passwarden lets you recover them all. What is Passwarden trash? How long do items stay there? How to restore items from trash? Find it all out below!

How long are deleted items stored in Trash

Passwarden Trash is like the recycle bin on your PC. When you remove an item or a vault, they aren’t immediately deleted forever. The item/vault gets to trash and remains there for up to 90 days. Afterwards, the deleted items and vaults are automatically and permanently purged from trash. But before that, you have a whole 3 months to restore whatever item or vault you need! 

What items can you restore from Trash in Passwarden

Let’s break it down based on the types of vaults available in Passwarden: 

  • Vaults you own: you can restore any of your deleted items or vaults that belong to you.
  • Vaults shared with you. the restoring option depends on your permissions. If the vault’s owner assigned you the Admin or Editor role, you have permissions to add and edit items. Which includes removing and restoring items, too. Just follow the few easy steps of the below instruction. the restoring option depends on your permissions. If the vault’s owner assigned you the Admin or Editor role, you have permissions to add and edit items. Which includes removing and restoring items, too. Just follow the few easy steps of the below instruction

As a Viewer, you can’t restore items, but you may contact the Vault owner, if you need to access a deleted item. 

How to restore deleted items in the Passwarden app

  1. Open your Passwarden app.
  2. Navigate to Trash.
  3. Find the item or vault you want to restore.
  4. Right-click on it and press Restore.

That’s it! Now, you can find the restored item in the same vault it belonged before. If you’ve restored a vault, it’ll appear in the All Vaults list. 

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