Auto save and save AutoRecover info every x minutes

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Office Version
  1. 365
Platform
  1. Windows
Hello

in the link below it says:
The amount of new information that the recovered file contains depends on how frequently an Office program saves the recovery file. For example, if the recovery file is saved only every 15 minutes, your recovered file won't contain your last 14 minutes of work before the power failure or other problem occurred. To be extra safe, enter a small number in the minutes box, like 5 or 10. That way, you’ll never lose more than 5 or 10 minutes of work.``

I thought that is not necessary. I opened a new file and turned on Auto Save and then closed the file in 1 minute and all my info were there. My auto recovery set to 10 minutes. Ti my understanding just enabling Auto Save (turn on auto save) then excel will start saving the file maybe every second literally. Then why the need to set auto recover to 10 or 15 minutes etc. Thank you so much.



 

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