Change the save AutoRecover information time for Microsoft Excel or Word 2010, 2013 or 2016

If you would like change the frequency with which Microsoft Word automatically saves a recoverable copy of your document, follow the steps below. The default time is set to 10 minutes.

  • In Microsoft Word, click the File > Options

  • In the Options dialog box select the Save option located on the left side and you will see the Save AutoRecover information every 10 minutes.  As default it is 10 minutes but change the time to the interval you would prefer.

  • When finished click OK

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