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Recycle Bin

How to Use the Recycle Bin in OneNote

Recycle Bin

When you delete pages or sections from a notebook, they are sent to the recycle bin.

Move Items to the Recycle Bin

  1. Double-click a page.
  2. Click Delete.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin
  3. Right-click a section.
  4. Select Delete.
  5. Click Yes.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin

Restore an Item

After a few things are deleted, head over to the recycle bin.

  1. Click the History tab.
  2. Click the Notebook Recycle Bin button.

    When you're restoring things from the recycle bin, it's easiest to keep the notebook pane open.

  3. Click the current notebook list arrow.
  4. Click the Pin Notebook Pane to Side button.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin
  5. Expand a notebook's sections.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin

    Any pages that have been deleted show up in the Deleted Pages section, no matter which notebook they were deleted from.

  6. Click a page and drag it to an open section.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin
  7. Click a section and drag it to an open notebook.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin
  8. Click Click Navigate to parent section or click a section.
    Move Items to the Recycle Bin

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