When you’re working in Google Docs, every change you make is saved automatically as you type. This means that there’s no Save button in Google Docs.

However, this only works if you’re connected to the Internet. If you want to save Google Docs without being connected to the Internet, you need to set up offline access in order to be able to save your changes.

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Here’s how to do it.

  1. Make sure you’re connected to the Internet and using the Chrome browser.
  2. Open Chrome and sign in.
  3. Go to https://drive.google.com/drive/settings.
  4. Check the box next to “Create…on this device when offline”.
Create on this device when offline

You can also make any document you have already created available offline. To do so, go to “File” in the toolbar and click “Make Available Offline.”

Make Available Offline

To save Google Docs on your computer, you’ll need to download them. Go to “File” in the toolbar and hover over “Download”. You can choose from multiple file options, including Microsoft Word docx, PDF, TXT, and more.  


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