Hi, please I need all the help I can get, a few days ago I was instructed to draw up a statistic report for the company I work for which I was able to finish up a few hours ago, but I mistakenly exited the page without saving the file, the thought of starting all over is creeping me out, please is there any way I can recover unsaved excel file 2016?
Situations like the above can sometimes happen, either by a power cut, system shut down or accidentally exiting without saving or for any other reason, an unsaved excel file may leave you feeling drained, all your hour's work, down the drain. Is there any way to recover unsaved Excel file 2016? The short answer is yes. This page includes solutions on how you can recover unsaved Excel file 2016 and also how to recover data if you deleted them.
Before using this method, click to see if you enabled the AutoRecover feature, this method will not work if you haven't enabled the Auto Recover feature before losing the excel file.
Step 1: Start Office file or open a new excel document in Windows.
Step 2: Select "File" and "Recent", search on the recent used excel documents and find the one written - unsaved Excel document.
Step 3: Select "Recover Unsaved Workbooks", the document should be restored.
Step 4: On the home interface, open the lost excel and click "Save As" to save it on your computer.
In case you didn't enable the AutoRecover feature, another way to recover unsaved Excel file 2016 is to restore it from a previous version using the following steps:
Step 1. Create a new Excel file using the same name as the last excel file.
Step 2. Open the file and select the "Files" tab, then click on "Info”.
Step 3. On the Right of "Manage Versions" you should see all autosaved versions of your excel file, double click on the most recent version and view the content. Then save it as a new Excel document if it’s the lost document.
We've stated above how to recover unsaved Excel file 2016. What if you deleted the file and want to recover it? Below are two efficient methods to recover deleted Excel files.
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Step 1. Open AnyRecover on your computer and click on the "Deleted Files Recovery" mode.
Step 2. Go on to choose the location where you deleted the file, e.g. your internal hard disk, eternal removable device, then hit "Next".
Step 3. To find the specific files, you want to recover, choose the type of file.
Step 4. The program will begin scanning the disk to find your files.
Step 5. When the scanning is finished, you can preview them to choose the specific files you want to restore and click "Recover" to retrieve the files.
Step 6. If you still don't see your deleted files, then choose "All-Round Recovery" mode.
Note: Ensure you don't save the file to the same partition where you deleted them.
Another easy way to recover deleted Excel files is by undeleting them from the default recycle bin in the system.
Step 1: Open the Recycle bin on your computer and search for the excel files you deleted.
Step 2: Right-click on the file(s) and select "Restore".
That's it! The deleted file(s) will be retrieved.
Step 1. Open the file on the File tab.
Step 2. Click on the location where the spreadsheet is loaded, then select "Browse".
Step 3. Under "Open", click on the corrupted excel file you want to view.
Step 4. Select the arrow next to the open button then choose "Open and Repair".
So, that’s how to recover unsaved Excel file 2016. Also, if you deleted an excel file (or any other file type) mistakenly and want to restore it, you can trust iMyFone AnyRecover data recovery software to restore it easily, or you can use any of the ways we mentioned above. If you have any suggestions or complaints about this or related topics, feel free to contact us or use the comment box.
By Alva Doris , to Deleted Files Recovery
Posted on Oct 15, 2019 ( Updated: May 29, 2020 )