Google docs is a web-based app that does not have any specific save button on it. It allows you to save documents automatically. There is no such option to save the document manually. But you can download and save google doc as pdf, word, plain text, webpage, etc. We’ll discuss below how to make a google doc a pdf –
How to save Google doc as pdf on Computer
You can download and save Google doc to pdf and in various formats like Microsoft Word, OpenDocument Format, Rich Text Format, PDF Document, Plain Text, Web Page, or EPUB Publication.
How to make a Google doc a pdf
You can save Google doc document as pdf by downloading it on your desktop by following below steps
Go to File -> Download -> PDF Document
Does Google docs save automatically
Yes, Google docs save automatically as you type as you can see Saving… in blue box in the below image.
All changes saved in Drive, all the changes you made in the documents are saved in your Google Drive by default as you can see in the below image, it will save your document sec by sec. But you can change the way to how to save a Google doc.
Save document from Google drive to My Desktop
You can open Google drive and choose the document, right click on it, select download and the document automatically save on your computer.