It’s true that your data is not Safe as your Computer may Crash, Power Outage, your computer may unstable due to system issues.
Although your application like MS Office may have some problem itself.
This tutorial shows you How to Enable AutoSave and Autorecover in Microsoft Office 2010, 2013.
As we know that Crashes may happen any time. Though, people may accidentally close a file without saving.
This guide help you to avoid losing all your valuable work and data. This article shows you simpole way to Enable AutoSave and Autorecover in Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013.
You can easily enable AutoSave and Auto Recover in Microsoft Office versions 2010 and 2013 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Publisher, Visio, Project and all applications of MS Office 2010 and 2013. Let’s see how to activate AutoSave and Auto recover in Microsoft Office.
How to Enable AutoSave and Autorecover in Microsoft Office
Click File >> Options >> Save.
Make sure that the Save AutoRecover information every x minutes box is selected.
In Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, make sure the Keep the last autosaved version if I close without saving box is selected.
You can select the number of minutes (choose a value from 1 to 120) after which the program automatically saves the document.
Make a Note that the Keep the last autosaved version if close without saving feature makes it very easy to recover your valuable files / data / documents (with minimal loss of data) when you accidentally close MS Office without saving your files.
For an instance,upon exiting a Word document, the application usually asks you whether you want to save the changes or not, and clicking on No may result in the lost of data.
When this option enabled, Microsoft Word will keep a copy of the last auto saved version of the document and the worse that could happen is that you’ll lose 1 to 10 minutes of work (depending on that how you configured the AutoSave settings).
I hope this article How to Enable AutoSave and Autorecover in Microsoft Office is very useful.