My card decks disappeared from my account

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14 Nov, 2019 05:36 AM

Hi - I have logged into my existing AnkiWeb account after almost a year of not using it. When I got into my account there are no card decks present. I made multiple card decks almost a year ago but there is nothing showing. It's as if it is a new/unused account. Is there any way for my cards to be retrieved? I would like to use them again.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Damien Elmes on 14 Nov, 2019 09:11 AM

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    I'm afraid you will only be able to recover your data if you have a backup on one of your devices:

    AnkiWeb account removal

  2. 2 Posted by Sarah Abuharaz on 14 Nov, 2019 05:57 PM

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    Hi Damien,

    How do I know if my cards are backed up?

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Damien Elmes on 14 Nov, 2019 08:34 PM

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    If you have Anki installed on your devices, you can look for automatic backups it may have taken:

    Restoring an Automatic Backup (Recovering from Data Loss)

  4. 4 Posted by T on 02 Apr, 2020 01:19 PM

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    so I can see my full deck collection in my browser, but I cannot find one of them in my main window~??

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Damien Elmes on 03 Apr, 2020 09:47 AM

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    If you renamed the default deck, it will not appear in the main screen when there are no cards in it.

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