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Can I recover an unsaved Word document?

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Can I recover an unsaved Word document?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  NewITZone replied 2 years ago.

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Please do not click on accept until you get satisfied.

Customer :

where do i find my answer?

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Please tell me your operating system name?

Customer :

I'm not sure- give me an example

NewITZone :

Is it windows based or mac or linux

Customer :

it is a macbook pro, but I was working in a word document

NewITZone :

Ok. please hold on

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when you restart your word program it will ask for save. If you are not able to save the file last time.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
that did not work. WHen I reopened word, it did not prompt me to save the last file

Expert:  NewITZone replied 2 years ago.
oh..

Command+F
The search bar will be at the top of the screen on the right and type *. docx and hit enter. if not.

Please see auto recover option. If it is not turn on, then you can't recover them.
To see if the Auto-recover feature is active in Word, you would need to click on the
Disk icon entitled Save

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Once in the Save window, just check the Save AutoRecover info every:
check box and select the amount of time you want your Word document to be saved
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