"Hey guys, do you have a secure and effective method to help me recover my lost PowerPoint files? How did this happen to me?
It was an accident that my Office 2016 suddenly crashed last night when I was editing a conference PowerPoint. And it was almost done. I tried to open Office 2016 PowerPoint, but I was unable to access it. What a mess! So I’m wondering is it possible to restore the PowerPoint? I forgot whether I have turned on the AutoSave feature or not. So if you do have any effective solutions, please help me. Thank you."
Mac Office 2016 is a product produced by Microsoft, providing convenience for Mac users who like using Office to deal with their daily jobs. So how to fix Mac Office loss problem? Here the following, we’ll introduce you effective methods for how to make Office recovery on Mac and restore lost PowerPoint files with ease.
So how to recover lost Office files or retrieve PowerPoint files? Don’t worry. Here the following, we’ll introduce you three methods to recover deleted files on Mac.
Method 1. Recover Office and PowerPoint files from AutoSave
In order to avoid data deleted trouble, Microsoft add AutoSave feature in Office. So if you have turned on the AutoSave feature, you can restore and find lost files on Mac.
If you need to recover Office files, follow next steps:
In the Finder, go to: /Users/ username/Library/Application Support/ Microsoft/Office/Office 2016 AutoRecovery.
If you need to recover lost PowerPoint files, you can also follow the above steps to find lost PowerPoint files and restore them.
Since PowerPoint is also a tool in Office, so when you have set AutoSave feature, and then you’ll be able to find saved PowerPoint files in the AutoRecovery.
Method 2. Recover Office and PowerPoint files from Time Machine backup
If you used Time Machine to backup your Office files, then when you lost PowerPoint or other Office files, you can also use Time Machine to get all lost files back:
1. Connect Time Machine backup drive with Mac.
2. Click Time Machine in the Dock and enter Time Machine .
3. Find backups - your Office files and PowerPoint files then click Restore to recover backup PowerPoint or all Office files.
Method 3. Recover Office and PowerPoint with professional Mac data recovery software
This method is designed for those Mac users who have forgot to turn on AutoSave features in Office and use Time Machine to backup important data. So when you carelessly deleted or wiped all Office files or PowerPoint files without backups nor AutoSave files, you still have a last but not least method which is to turn to professional Mac data recovery software.
Here we’d like to introduce you EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac, allowing you to make office file recovery and retrieve whatever you’ve lost on Mac without any obstacles. And it’s compatible with all Mac OS X.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac and select file types - "Document".
Step 2. Choose volume where the Office and PowerPoint files were, click "Scan" to let the program scan lost files for you.
Step 3. Preview and choose found Office and PowerPoint files, click "Recover" to save in a safe spot.
Note: If you don’t want to suffer from Office or PowerPoint files loss trouble, please do remember to turn on AutoSave feature in Office or use Time Machine to backup important Office files regularly.
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