Simply follow any of these procedures:
- Choose File -> Save.
- Click the Save button on the Standard toolbar.
- Press Ctrl+S.
- Press Shift+F12.
- Press Alt+Shift+F2.
It is important to save a document periodically as you work. Having Word save it automatically will reduce the chance of losing data in case of a power failure or other interruption.
1. Select Tools -> Options... to open the Options dialog box.
2. On the Save tab, click the Save AutoRecover info every check box:
In the Minutes box, use the arrows to select a time or type a time for how often Word is to save your document.
3. Click OK to close the dialog box.