AutoRecover is a feature in Microsoft Word 2016 or 2013 that automatically saves the document you’re working on at certain intervals. This allows you to recover the document if your PC malfunctions in the middle of your work. AutoRecover can be enabled or disabled by using the following steps.
- Open Word and select “File” > “Options“.
- Choose “Save” on the left pane.
- 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.