How to save Powerpoint Presentations automatically on OneDrive

If you use Microsoft PowerPoint frequently, you can benefit from the Autosave feature. Saving your work directly to the cloud can help you access the files from any device and collaborate with others. Read on to learn about the steps that you can follow to save all the work you do to One Drive automatically.

Set up your OneDrive Account


To save your files to OneDrive, you will need to set up an account. This is extremely easy and will take a very small amount of time. Open the OneDrive app on your computer. Sign in to your Microsoft account. Voila! Your OneDrive account is ready to be used.

Steps to automatically save presentations to OneDrive


  • Step 1 : Open Microsoft PowerPoint once your Onedrive account has been set up.
  • Step 2 : Click on the “File” menu on the top of your screen.
  • Step 3 : Select “New” on the panel that appears on the left.
  • Step 4 : Select any template that you want.
  • Step 5 : On the top left corner, toggle the button next to “Autosave”.
  • Step 6 : A pop-up will appear. Select “OneDrive” here.
  • Step 7 : You will have to provide a name for your presentation. Click on “OK”.

After this, any change that you make will automatically be saved on OneDrive. To access the presentations, open the Documents folder in OneDrive.


You can also save these presentations to separate folders to improve their accessibility. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Step 1 : Click on the "File" menu
  • Step 2 : Click on “Save a Copy”.
  • Step 3 : Select the OneDrive option.
  • Step 4 : Click on “New Folders”.
  • Step 5 : Select the folder you created and click on “Save”.

You will have to do this whenever you start a new presentation. Once AutoSave is on, the changes will be saved to your OneDrive account directly.

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