Why Can't Find Document on Mac

Hey, I was working on an important project and was about to finish it. But yesterday I open my Mac but cannot find the document no matter how I try, why can't I find the document?

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Finley· Answered on Jan 04, 2024

There are several possible reasons for this can't find document on Mac situation, but one of the most common causes is that you have deleted the files accidentally or you forget to save them. If you are using Microsoft for Mac, you can first check the temporary folder for you may find your documents there. If they are gone for sure, use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac to help.

What you should follow using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac and recover lost files on Mac:

Step 1. Download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. Choose the location where you have saved your lost critical documents and click "Search for lost file".

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac will immediately start scanning on the disk selected. To find lost documents, use the filter feature and choose "Documents".

Step 3. You can preview the target files by double-clicking the files. Then, click "Recover" to get the lost documents back at once.

AutoSave is also a workable way to recover your lost files:

  • Locate the Trash bin on your Mac. 
  • Scroll down to find the item you want to recover and double-click it.
  • Now, find your unsaved Word document in this folder. 

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