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How to Recover Hogwarts Legacy Lost Progress on PC/Steam/Xbox

This post provides practical solutions to recover Hogwarts Legacy lost progress on your PC, Steam, and Xbox. Follow the steps below and run Hogwarts Legacy progress recovery software to restore the missing game save in Windows 11/10/8/7.

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My Save Disappeared: Hogwarts Legacy General Discussions

"My Hogwarts Legacy save disappeared. Has anyone else had the problem that their save game disappeared and a new game starts automatically?" - from Steam Community

Are you frustrated by lost progress in Hogwarts Legacy? Many players have experienced this same issue, making it difficult to enjoy the game. Fortunately, there are several solutions available that can make it much easier to keep track of your progress when playing this popular video game. In this post, we'll discuss some tips and tricks for ensuring that your lost progress doesn't become a major cause of frustration while playing the game. Keep reading to fix Hogwarts Legacy lost progress error so that you can stay one step ahead!

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#1. How to Recover Hogwarts Legacy Lost Progress on a PC

Before you carry out the steps to restore lost Hogwarts Legacy progress and game save, you need to understand that this game has an autosave folder. This folder is stored on the local drive. When you are faced with Hogwarts Legacy lost progress error, you can recover the local folder and put the recovered data in this directory:

(C:)\Users\Your Username\AppData\Local\Hogwarts Legacy\Saved\SaveGames

The problem is how you can recover lost game save in Hogwarts Legacy. All you need to do is download and run professional data recovery software. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a trusted and tested data recovery tool for Windows and Mac users. This data recovery software can satisfy your game save recovery needs perfectly.

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Download and launch this game data recovery software and follow the steps below to recover lost game data on your PC/laptop.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard in Windows 11/10/8/7 and choose the place where you lost data. Then, click "Scan".

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Step 2. After the scan, use the file format filter on the left or upper right corner to find the files you need. Then, you can click the "Preview" button or double-click a file to preview its content.

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Click the checkbox next to the file and click "Recover" to get back the lost data to a secure place.

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After the recovery, copy the whole game folder and paste it to the Hogwarts Legacy file location.

#2. How to Recover Hogwarts Legacy Lost Progress on Steam

Things could be a little bit easier if you are playing Hogwarts Legacy with your Steam account. Usually, Steam will offer game players a built-in backup feature. Make sure that you have turned on the Steam game backup feature in advance. Then, follow the steps to retrieve the lost progress of Hogwarts Legacy on Steam.

Restore Hogwarts Legacy with Backup

Step 1. Open Steam and click the "Steam > Backup and Restore Games" option.

Step 2. Select the "Restore a Previous Backup" option.

Step 3. Click "Browse" and find Hogwarts Legacy in the Steam backups folder. Hit "Next".

Step 4. Reinstall your game and re-open Hogwarts Legacy to see if you have restored the game save.

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If you still can't regain Hogwarts Legacy, you need to visit the Steam Cloud to get the game progress.

Resync Hogwarts Legacy Progress via Steam Cloud

Step 1. Visit Your Steam Cloud.

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Step 2. Browse the games and locate Hogwarts Legacy and click "Show Files".

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Step 3. Exit Steam and delete the Save folder.

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Step 4. Relaunch Steam and the app will now re-sync the data so that you get your most recent save.

Step 5. Start Hogwarts Legacy. If everything goes smoothly, your latest save will be restored.

#3. How to Recover Hogwarts Legacy Lost Progress on Xbox

Xbox is a gaming console that has drastically changed the way gaming is experienced by home users. Xbox offers an expansive library of games, movies, and television shows. Xbox also offers online services, including Xbox Live, which enables people to play against others online. Users can stream videos and music, play their digital media, and have other interactive experiences as well. Furthermore, Xbox players can build their library while playing online with friends in tournaments and championships. Xbox has revolutionized the video game industry, offering players exciting opportunities to explore new worlds of entertainment.

When you are losing Hogwarts Legacy game save on Xbox, you can try to access Xbox 360 cloud saves to recover saved game data on Xbox:

Step 1. From the Xbox 360 Dashboard, go to "Settings > System > Storage > Cloud Saved Games" and select "Enable".

Step 2. Start your game. When you're prompted to select a device for saving your game, choose "Cloud Saved Games".

Step 3. If you want to look at your game save, you can follow these steps:

  • Press the "Guide" button on your controller, select "Games & Apps", and then select "Active Downloads".
  • Choose the game save and you can start Hogwarts Legacy with the right progress.

If you still can't restore lost Hogwarts Legacy game data, contact the Xbox support team.

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Or, try data recovery services to recover missing Hogwarts Legacy game save with professional help.

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Consult with EaseUS data recovery experts for one-on-one manual recovery service. We could offer the following services after a FREE diagnosis

  • Fix game data on HDD, SSD, external hard drive, USB flash drive, and pen drive
  • Fix disks that cannot be read or accessed because of bad sectors
  • Fix disks that become GPT-protected partitions
  • Repair damaged RAW drive that needs to be reformatted (BitLocker encrypted drive is also supported)
  • Repair wiped data, unformat hard drive, install/uninstall software or driver, etc.


These are the three possible ways to recover your lost progress in Hogwarts Legacy if you are playing on PC, Steam, or Xbox. We hope that this article was helpful and that you were able to successfully recover your game save. If not, please reach out to our customer service team for further assistance. In the meantime, be sure to protect your game save by making backups. Thanks for reading!

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Hogwarts Legacy Lost Progress FAQs

Read the following questions and answers to get additional help for the Hogwarts Legacy game save.

1. How do you recover a saved game on Steam?

You can restore Steam missing files with these steps:

  • Open up Steam game player on your device and go to Library.
  • Find the lost game name on the left panel, right-click on it, and select Properties.
  • Wait for the verifying process to finish, then you can open your Steam game and play it on Steam again.

2. Where is Steam game save data stored?

Steam game is by default stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata. However, many third-party games use different destination folders, which you can find on your Steam Cloud profile.

3. How do you save progress in Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery?

To Save your game, navigate to the settings menu and tap on the gear-shaped icon. Tap Save Game to ensure your game is saved with the server.

4. How do you restore progress on Harry Potter puzzles and spells?

Complete the game data recovery process first, then open Settings and reconnect your account. Click the Recover button on the pop-up window to resume playing.

Then, you can regain progress with puzzles and spells. If you find this post useful, share this post on your Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to help more Hogwarts Legacy players.


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