How do I restore an archived presentation as the author?

Content Authors can re-activate or restore archived presentations by viewing the presentation. This can be done by viewing a presentation through the My Content tab or viewing the presentation's URL link from a Brainshark report.


To restore an archived presentation through My Content as the author:

  • Select the Content tab.
  • Select My Content from the drop-down menu.
  • Search and find the presentation that you would like to restore
  • Hover over the presentation's thumbnail and select the More button shown as 3 horizontal dots
  • Select View and play a few seconds of your presentation
  • Close the presentation player, by selecting the small X in the upper right-hand corner
    • Do not close your web browser
  • After, your presentation will be restored and you will be able to edit your presentation.

To restore an archived presentation through the Reporting tab as the author: 

  • Navigate to the Reporting tab.
  • Select Content from the left-hand menu
  • Choose Presentation Creation
  • Choose the date range for which the presentation was created.
    • If you do not know the date range, choose All Time
  • Click the Report Options tab.
  • Uncheck all boxes except for Include Archived Presentations
  • Click Run report.
  • In your report, find the presentation that you want to restore, copy the link from column H
  • Paste the presentation link into your web browser and press enter to view your presentation.
  • After, navigate back to the My Content section in your account to edit your presentation.


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