Backup and Change Tracking

Backup and Change Tracking

Backup

About Smartsheet backups

Smartsheet operates 100% in the cloud: the sheets you create are stored on Smartsheet servers....

Download a recent backup

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Schedule recurring weekly backups

Licensed users on Business or Enterprise plans can schedule weekly recurring backups for all sheets in your sheets directory and any workspaces where...

Request a sheet snapshot

If you are a licensed sheet owner or admin, you can request a snapshot of your sheet....

Request a one-time backup

You can request a one-time backup and/or a recurring backup. Scheduled backups are available for licensed users on Business or Enterprise plans....

Backup FAQ: Why isn’t my backup data formatted correctly?

Formatting information is stored in the sheet; it’s separate from your data....

Backup FAQ: What’s in my backup file?

A backup consists of a ZIP folder containing the following: Excel (.xlsx) files of the data from each sheet you requested to have backed up....

Backup FAQ: How often can I create a backup?

You can create backups for sheets and workspaces as frequently as once every 24 hours. Daily backups must be requested one at a time....

Highlight Changes Made to a Sheet

To quickly identify and review the changes that have been made to a sheet, use Highlight Changes....

Track the history of changes with Activity Log

With Activity Log, you can quickly see a user’s activity in a sheet or who last viewed a dashboard....

View Changes Made to Smartsheet Items

To view changes that have been made to a Smartsheet item, you can look at cell history, include System columns, or use Activity Log....

Recover a Deleted Sheet

If you're the owner of a deleted sheet, you have up to 30 days to recover it; after that the sheet will be permanently deleted....