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Change Word’s default save location

Recently, CU System’s default file-saving location for Microsoft Word changed to the Cloud. While this default is the safest backup location, if you use the S drive for collaborative work, it can be more advantageous for Word to save there. Switch your default file-saving location in Word with these quick steps.

  1.  Open Word
  2. Select File and click on Options in the bottom left corner
  3. Select the Save tab on the left sidebar
  4. Select the Save to Computer by default checkbox
  5. Choose your desired location by clicking Browse under the Default local file location setting
  6. Select your desired location in the File Explorer pop-up and select OK
  7. Select OK to finalize the changes


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