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 –
Document will get 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 save the document.
Save or download google docs in a different format
You can download and save Google doc in various formats like Microsoft Word, OpenDocument Format, Rich Text Format, PDF Document, Plain Text, Web Page, or EPUB Publication.
Save a google doc as a pdf
You can save Google doc document as pdf by downloading it on your desktop follow below steps
Go to File -> Download -> PDF Document
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.