How to change Autosave time in Word

Sometimes Word Autosave interval is set to 5-10 minutes which is not very helpful to many users as if by mistake your word closes; you will lose all your hard work as autosave didn’t do its work. Therefore, it’s essential to set the Autosave time interval for Microsoft Word according to your requirements, and that’s why troubleshooter is here to list all the steps required to change autosave time in Word.

How to change Auto-save time in Word

How to change Autosave time in Word

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

1. Open Word or Press Windows Key + R then type winword and hit Enter to open Microsoft Word.

2. Next, to change the autosave time interval in word click Office icon on the top or in the latest word click File.

click Microsoft Office icon then click Word Options

3. Click Word Options and switch to the Save tab in the left-hand side menu.

4. In the Save documents section, make sure the “Save AutoRecover information every” checkbox is checked and adjust the time according to your preferences.

make sure Save AutoRecover information every checkbox is checked

5. Click Ok to save changes.

6. If you don’t want Word to automatically save your documents, simply go back to the Save Documents option and uncheck “Save AutoRecover information every” checkbox.


That’s it you have successfully learned How to change Autosave time in Word if you still have any queries regarding this post feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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