How to Change the Default Local File Location in Word and Excel

Microsoft Office normally does a great job on picking your default local file location. However, if you work with documents on your server a lot it can become annoying to always have to browse to the server to open your documents. Thankfully it is an easy setting to change. Here are the steps to change the file location, it’s the same for both Word and Excel.

Step One: Open Microsoft Word or Excel and Click on File.

Click on File

Click on File

Step Two: Select Options.

Click Options

Click Options

Step Three: Select Save then go to Default local file location and click Browse. Browse to the location your files are stored and then save your settings. Restart the program.

Save

Change your Default Location

If this tip helped you please leave a comment. This was posted by techspeeder.

 

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