How To Recover An Unsaved Excel File in Excel (For Free)
Written by co-founder Kasper Langmann, Microsoft Office Specialist.
Losing an unsaved Excel file is a real pain.
Whether you lose an entire spreadsheet or just the latest round of edits, it can take a lot of time to fix the problem.
But Microsoft has your back 🙂 !
There are a few ways you can recover unsaved Excel files.
BONUS: Download the Recover Excel File PDF Guide to go along with this post.
And while they won’t always work, they’re definitely worth a shot before you start again from scratch.
The best strategy, of course, is to not lose data in the first place. We’ll also share a piece of advice that will help with that.
*This tutorial is for Excel 2019/Microsoft 365 (for Windows). Got a different version? No problem, you can still follow the exact same steps.