We all have been there where we have worked our asses off on a Word document or an Excel spreadsheet only to realize that we forgot to save it.

The moment we realize it, it’s all chaos. We start gnashing our teeth, banging our heads on the wall and whatnot. What we don’t know is that with the help of one simple trick, we can recover those unsaved files. This trick works perfectly for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others.

NoteThis doesn’t work if your Laptop or Computer has suddenly shut down.

Recovering Unsaved Word Files:

  1. To start off, head to the File Menu in Quick Access Toolbar.


  1. Next, click the Info Bar.


3. Click the Manage Document Option down below. After that hit Recover Unsaved Documents.


  1. Select your file.


5. Click the Save As button above to Save your lost file.


Do keep in mind that…

These are .asd files which are known to last only 4 to 5 days before they get completely removed. So, all the unsaved files you lost before cannot be recovered with this trick.

You can recover your files even after shutting down your Laptop or Computer.


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