How To Save On Google Docs

Last Updated on August 16, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to save on Google Docs.

How To Save On Google Docs

Saving your document is an essential part of the writing process, and Google Docs makes it easy to save your work. When you create a document on Google Docs, it is automatically stored in your Google Drive. This means you can access the document from any device with an internet connection.

In this guide, we will explain how to save your document on Google Docs and move them to another folder if needed. We will also explain how to save a copy of the current document.

How to Save a Document in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to save a document in Google Docs.

Step 1

First, head to and click the Blank option to start a new document.

Step 2

You may edit the title of the document.

Step 3

Google Docs will automatically start saving your document to the cloud.

A saved document will show the text “Saved to Drive”.

Step 4

To save the document elsewhere, we can use the Move feature. Click on the Move icon and choose the folder where you want to move the document to. Click on Move to proceed.

We can also save a new copy of our document by clicking File > Make a copy.

You can choose to rename the copy as well as the folder where the copy will be saved.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to save on Google Docs.

Click this link to make a copy of this sample document to try doing it yourself!