Word 2013 & 2010: Enable or Disable AutoRecover Save

AutoRecover is a feature in Microsoft Word 2013 or 2010 that automatically saves your document at certain intervals just in case your PC malfunctions in the middle of your work. AutoRecover can be enabled or disabled by using the following steps.

  1. Open Word and select “File” > “Options“.
  2. Choose “Save” on the left pane.
    Word Save Options selection
  3. Uncheck the box for “Save AutoRecover information every x minutes” if you wish to disable the AutoRecover feature. Check the box to enable it. You can also set the length of time in between when Word saves AutoRecover data.
    AutoSave Options

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