Backup and Change Tracking

Backup and Change Tracking

Track changes and create backups.

Highlight changes made to a sheet

Open the sheet and select Highlight Changes on the toolbar. Move the slider to ON....

Track changes with the activity log

The activity log shows you a user's activity in a sheet or who last viewed a dashboard. 

View changes made to Smartsheet Items

Right-click a cell and select View Cell History to see a log of changes made on the cell level, who made the changes, and when they were made....

Recover a deleted sheet

You can't recover deleted workspaces or folders—you'll need to rebuild them. On the left Navigation Bar, click Browse....

Backup

About Smartsheet data backups

To request a sheet or workspace backup, you need viewer permissions or higher....

Download a recent backup

To request a sheet or workspace backup, you need viewer permissions or higher....

Schedule recurring weekly backups

Backups include sheet data, comments, and attachments....

Request a sheet snapshot

Select File > Activity Log. Adjust the Start Date and End Date as needed. Navigate to the specific change and select Request a Snapshot....

Request a one-time backup

To request a sheet or workspace backup, you need viewer permissions or higher....

Understanding and resolving formatting issues in Smartsheet backups

Discover key insights on why Smartsheet backup data might not retain original formatting, and learn how to manage backups and formatting

What's in a backup file?

To request a sheet or one-time workspace backup, you need viewer permissions or higher....

Request a one-time data backup

Request a sheet or one-time workspace backup:, you need viewer permissions or higher....