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How to Recover Unsaved/Deleted Word Doc 2007/2010/2013

-- Thursday, November 09, 2017
Are you looking for a guide to recover unsaved Word documents? Here we are! In this article, you will see how to easily and effectively recover unsaved or deleted Word 2007/2010/2013 document files. Please continue to read.

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  • Method 1: Recover Unsaved Word Document Files via Word Itself

    To recover an unsaved Word document(for example, it just suddenly close without saving when you create a file), you can refer to the following tips:

    1. Launch Word and go to "File > Info > Manage Documents > Recover Unsaved Documents".

    Recover Unsaved Word Document Files

    2. On the pop-up window, please select the Word document you want to recover. Click on the "Open" button and the unsaved document would be displayed.

    3. After you open the document, you will see an information banner on the top asking you to save the file. Please click on "Save As" button and the document would be saved on your computer.

    Method 2: Recover Unsaved/Deleted Word Document Files with Data Recovery

    If you fail to recover unsaved Word documents in method 1, here you are recommended to use a more powerful way to solve the problem. To do this, Data Recovery program, a tool that is made to recover unsaved, deleted or lost Word document files in several simple steps, is a must. Now, please check on the guide below to recover unsaved Word documents.

    Step 1 Download and Install Data Recovery
    To begin with, you need to download and install Data Recovery program. Then please launch it on your computer.

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    Step 2 Select Data Type to Recover
    On the interface of the program, please select "Document" and then click on the "Next" button to continue.

    Select Data Type to Recover

    Step 3 Choose A Location to Scan
    Now, you need to choose a location so that the program will scan through it. For instance, in most of the cases, the Word documents may be stored on Disk(C :). So you need to choose it. But if you have no ideas where they are, please choose "Whole Computer" to scan.

    Select A Location to Scan

    After that, the selected location will be scanned in “Quick Scan” mode by default. Cannot find the wanted Word documents? Please use "Deep Scan" mode to try again.

    Step 4 Recover Unsaved/Deleted Word Document Files
    You can now choose the ones you want and click on the "Recover" button to get the unsaved or deleted Word Document files back. By the way, you can also preview the files to see if they are the ones you need before you recover them back.

    Recover Unsaved/Deleted Word Document Files

    Above are the two methods to recover unsaved or deleted Word document files. I am sure you will successfully get the lost important files back easily by referring to the guides above. If you have any question, please drop us a comment on the box.

    Ivy Bruce

    Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.