I accidentally modified a file on SharePoint, thus showing my name on the 'Modified By' column and changing the modified date. Is there a way to return the file to its version 1 including the original user and modified date? Thank you!

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Select the file -> Click ellipses -> Select Version History -> Choose the version you want -> Restore enter image description here

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Restore a previous version of an item or file in SharePoint

  • But that will create a new version and will also reflect my name, not the original creator of the file, right?
    – user95069
    Feb 23, 2021 at 9:13
  • It will create a new version. If you restore version 1, the modified date and modified users of version 1 will be restored. Update a picture in the answer. Feb 23, 2021 at 10:15

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