How to Customize the Auto-save Interval in Microsoft Word

Generally, we opt Microsoft Word for creating articles or assignments. But sometimes we are afraid of losing the entire created assignment just because of unwarned power-cut or any other problem which causes shutdown. Luckily, Word has a feature to save the data automatically within a selected interval of time. And if you think that the document should be saved within every small interval of time, you can decrease the interval time. And some persons don’t want to crunch their hard disk frequently; they can increase the interval time.

In order to make any change in the Auto save Interval Period of Microsoft Word, just follow this article. Today, we’ve dedicated our article to this general problem of losing data during work. But you’ve to follows some simple steps to complete the task.

Steps to Customize the Auto-save Interval in Microsoft Word

Initially, click on Microsoft word and on the “FILE” option afterwards.

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Instantly you’ll see a Word start screen. Select the “OPTIONS” from the menu list on left.

After that, another Word Option screen opens, where you’ve select the “SAVE” option from the menu on left.

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After opening the save screen, check that every check box is appropriately market according to your requirements or not. Change the time period just by entering a new value in the box or use the UP and DOWN arrows to make any change.

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Make yourself sure about the interval period and click OK to save all changes. And the work is done!

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Just by following these few steps you can make any change in the Auto-save Interval Period of Microsoft word. Whenever you feels that you want to change the interval time again, follows the same steps again and enter desired number on “Save AutoRecover information every” box. And click the OK option.

Some persons don’t want the Word to save the document automatically. In order to do this, don’t mark anything in “Save AutoRecover information every” box. And Word will not save your documents automatically.

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