Restore file version

put
https://api.box.com/2.0
/files/:file_id/versions/:file_version_id

Restores a specific version of a file after it was deleted. Don't use this endpoint to restore Box Notes, as it works with file formats such as PDF, DOC, PPTX or similar.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
12345

The unique identifier that represents a file.

The ID for any file can be determined by visiting a file in the web application and copying the ID from the URL. For example, for the URL https://*.app.box.com/files/123 the file_id is 123.

stringin pathrequired
1234

The ID of the file version

Request Body

stringin bodyoptional

Set this to null to clear the date and restore the file.

Response

Returns a restored file version object.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

put
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X POST "https://api.box.com/2.0/files/12345/versions/456456" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>" \
     -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
     -d '{
       "trashed_at": null
     }'

Response Example

{
  "id": 12345,
  "type": "file_version",
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "modified_by": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "name": "tigers.jpeg",
  "purged_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "restored_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "restored_by": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "sha1": "134b65991ed521fcfe4724b7d814ab8ded5185dc",
  "size": 629644,
  "trashed_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "trashed_by": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "uploader_display_name": "Ellis Wiggins"
}