Save Document to Your Computer by Default in Word 2013

Word 2013 has one of the most important features to save your Word document by default in your computer. By setting this option Word automatically saves your document.

Use the following procedure to save the Word document by default.

Step 1

Open Word 2013 and click on the "File" tab.


Step 2

Choose the "Option" button within the backstage view.


Step 3

Now the "Word Options" window will open; select "Save" from the sidebar.


Step 4

Now within the save document section check the "Save to computer by default" checkbox and click on the "Ok" button.


Step 5

Now when you try to save a new document, it's set to save to your computer and you just need to select a directory. But you still have the option to save the document to SkyDrive.


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