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2391268 - How to Restore Deleted Ad Hoc Reports?


This document will help you to restore an Ad Hoc report that was deleted from your instance.


  • SuccessFactors HCM Core
  • Ad Hoc Report
  • Reporting and Analytics

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to the instance and go to Ad Hoc report Builder list
  2. You notice that a specific report is not available anymore for your User. For this example, the report Test x P copy was created by the Admin User: Adele Smoke ‎(admin)‎ and shared with the User Carla Grant
  3. There may be multiple reasons for the report non being visible anymore although in this case will focus on the example where the report was deleted by mistake by the Admin User


In case of a report deleted by mistake it can now be recovered by the Admin User via the Restore functionality.

This can be done as follow:

  1. Log in with the Admin User & select Admin Centre
  2. Reporting and Analytics then Restore Deleted Reports
    • select restore from admin.
  3. Identify the report you are looking for
    • find report.jpg
  4. Tick the Select check box and click on Make Active
    • Make active.jpg
  5. A Pop up will appear stating that the Report Successfully Restored
    • Successfully restored mess
  6. The report should now be available from the Ad Hoc report builder list for the Admin User and the User/s the report was shared with.
    • report available again.jpg


KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ADH , Adhoc Reports & Report Builder , How To


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