Word is the industry-standard digital word processor used by most of the organizations and on most computers. Now, let’s see how one can recover earlier, unsaved or lost Word document on Mac. Recover word from Mac
Day-to-day reasons for loss of Word documents
- Deleting Word documents and then emptying trash
- Upgrading your macOS by failing to back up the Mac startup disk
- Deleting the storage drive that holds your Word files
How to recover earlier version of Word document on Mac
Open the Word document in context. Suppose you are using Office 2016 or 2020 then click File > Browse Version History
Or for any other version, File > Restore > Browse Version History
However, if you have not performed several changes in the current document, you can restore it by using the Command and Z buttons simultaneously.
How to restore unsaved Word document on Mac
You might face a situation when you should restore a Word document on a Mac for several reasons:
By mistake deleted the files from your hard disk.
You would have formatted the drive.
The application unfortunately crashes as you are working on your file
Problem caused to your hard disk that makes the files damaged.
Issue from a virus that leads to data loss
To fix these problems, do the following:
AutoRecover lets you to restore an unsaved Word document on Mac. You might not have saved the document after making changes on it a couple of times. You can easily use this feature when it reminds you the next time asking you whether it can recover the present Word to the earlier saved version.
How to restore deleted/lost Word document on Mac
Suppose you have lost the Word documents on Mac because of the above reasons, you can always recover deleted Word document from the trash folder.
But you have to do it in 30 days of the deleted file’s duration in the trash. Just right click and restore option will do the work.
Suppose you have deleted Word document on Mac’s trash itself, or how to recover Powerpoint from Mac is the ultimate resort. You also have the surprising benefit of previewing missing files to make sure there is restoration quality.
Word is an effective tool for Mac users. Just get on with your daily work without any hassle through the above-mentioned ways. And still if you want to leave no stone unturned by avoiding data loss in any circumstance, you can have a Mac recovery software preinstalled.
Now lets see the ways to restore unsaved/earlier/deleted/lost PowerPoint files on Mac:
In the present virtual world, Power Point presentation, though at the outset looks threatening and difficult, is the undisputable king for making presentations.
Only recently you would have made your challenging PowerPoint presentation but alas! you lost it or accidentally deleted it. You surely would not want to rework on a new presentation right?
Restore Lost/Deleted PowerPoint from the temp folder
You can also restore PowerPoint on Mac with temp files. You have to use the command + space key and then “ter”. Then, opt for the terminal.app. Then enter “open $TMPDIR” and click Ok.
After clicking on the TemporaryItems folder in the open directory, you can observe the file in context. Then alter the file format to .ppt. Later the file is ready to use.
Recover unsaved PowerPoint files from the AutoRecover
The recovery functionality of PowerPoint is available through AutoRecover feature. This will autosave the files on your Mac system in case your PC shuts down suddenly or due to corruption. After the unexpected shutdown, you can reboot your Mac and Excel. This option will work when you have saved your Excel file atleast once.
Restore lost/deleted PowerPoint document from Google Drive
It’s as simple as logging into your Google account and going to the Google Drive. Reach the trash folder and locate the missing or deleted PowerPoint file on your Mac system. You can then restore it by right-click>restore. You can do this in OneDrive too with the same rightclick>restore option.
You can even try Excel recovery through iBeesoft Data Recovery for Mac to recover your Mac files quickly. With two scanning ways to let you totally restore Excel file on Mac, you can be benefitted by this software when the other ways don’t work.