How to create automatic backups in Microsoft Word

We’ve all been there, losing work because you’ve forgotten you’ve made changes to a document and then pressed save. All those words that you deleted are gone and never coming back! Wouldn’t it be nice to create automatic backups in Microsoft Word?

Well now you can!

Creating Automatic Backups

  1. Go to ‘File’ then ‘Options’
  2. Select ‘Advanced’ and scroll down until you find the ‘Save’ section.
  3. Check the ‘Always create a backup copy’ box.
  4. Now when you press save, Microsoft will automatically create a copy of the document before any changes were made.

There we are, you can now be sure that no work is lost throughout the project.  For more useful tips and tricks visit out How-to Videos here.

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