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How do I open an Autosave file?

I have lost my game. I was working on it for atleast two months and I tried opening it one day and something did not work and I was confused so I decided to save:( Now, I can't get it back. How do I access a previous UASSET file or a UMAP file?

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asked Nov 01 '16 at 07:12 PM in Using UE4

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Hey NLEGITN,

What you'll need to do is drag those files into your Content folder inside of your project folder. This will allow them to show up in your Content Browser when you start the project.

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answered Nov 01 '16 at 07:35 PM

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avatar image JonathanArmstrong Aug 23 '18 at 03:33 PM

It should be noted that this technique requires additional steps: Rename the autosave file to remove the suffix "_auto#." Try using "_test." Go to the map folder location in your project, from within Unreal>right-click any file in there. It may give an error "failed to load assets" Now try going to file>open and the autosave file is discoverable in the list of available maps in the content folder.

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