data recovery


: the process of getting back computer files that are or seem to be lost

Examples of data recovery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shockingly, several users report the phone is automatically doing a factory reset, which deletes all your data, shutting down any possibility of data recovery. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 27 Oct. 2023

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“Data recovery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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