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How to Recover Unsaved PowerPoint File

2016-06-13 16:03:17 Posted by Abby Haines to Resource

Summary:
This page shows you how to recover an unsaved PowerPoint file. Try the two easy pptx recovery solutions to retrieve lost PPT files when the presentation closed by misoperation, sudden power off or software crash.

Is it possible to recover a pptx file not saved?

"I was building a product demo presentation in PowerPoint and incorporating multiple screenshot images from Photoshop. But when I was trying to briefly at a window in Photoshop, I accidentally closed my PowerPoint presentation without saving. Is it possible to recover an unsaved pptx file? If yes, please tell me how to do it, really thanks!"

You are working tirelessly on a presentation and forgetting to save them periodically. Suddenly, the presentation closed by your misoperation, power off or software crash. It happens frequently and makes you lost hours of hard work. At this moment, will you try to perform pptx recovery to retrieve the unsaved PowerPoint file or spend other several hours rebuilding the lost PowerPoint presentation? Obviously, the former one is better. And it is not so difficult as you have expected if you find efficient ways. Here we will introduce you two easy methods: 

Recover unsaved PowerPoint file from the temporary files
Recover unsaved PowerPoint file With EaseUS file recovery software

Recover unsaved PowerPoint file from the temporary files

In Office 2010 and higher, there is an option called Recover Unsaved Presentations, it allows you to recover unsaved PowerPoint file from the temporary files. Here’s how to do it:

1. Click on File tab in the upper left corner.
2. Choose Recent
3. In the bottom left corner is Recover Unsaved Presentations

The Saved Drafts folder will open. Find your file and double-click on it to open. Then save the file. This method is also available to recover saved over excel files or Word documents. And these files are temporary and will be deleted from your computer if you don’t retrieve them promptly. 

Recover unsaved PowerPoint file With EaseUS file recovery software

If you fail to recover unsaved PowerPoint file from the temporary files, you can try to perform pptx recovery with EaseUS file recovery software. It is the best office recovery software that allows you to recover saved over office file or files over-written with same file name. Now, you can try the following steps to retrieve deleted or lost or unsaved PowerPoint files with ease. 

Step 1. Select the disk storage location where you lost PowerPoint files and click "Scan".

Select the disk storage location where you lost powerpoint files

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will start a quick scan first. After the quick scan completes, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Scan the selected partition to recover unsaved PowerPoint file

Step 3. Choose the file(s) you want to recover by file types from the scanning results. Click "Recover" button to recover the selected files. You'd better choose a different location instead of the original hard drive to avoid data overwriting.

Preview and recover unsaved PowerPoint file