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Good afternoon Smartsheet Team.

I have had several members of my team lose data that has been added to their Smartsheet because the auto save function does not to always execute the save in a timely fashion. Is there a way to ensure auto save functions like google doc or SharePoint?

Thanks

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  • Humashankar
    Humashankar ✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @JayHop

    Have you tried -

    Auto-save settings

    • Auto-save after 1 minute of inactivity: Select this option to have Smartsheet automatically save any edits every [x] minutes of inactivity. Click 1 minute to edit the save frequency to 1, 2, 3, 5, or 10 minutes.
    • Auto-save my changes when I leave a sheet or report: Select this option to have Smartsheet automatically save any edits when you close a sheet or report's tab, switch to another tab, or log out of Smartsheet.


    Huma

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 04/05/24
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    Hi @JayHop

    I hope you're well and safe!

    To add to Humashankar's excellent advice/answer.

    Here's some excellent news.

    In the near future, you'll be able to forget about hitting the save button thanks to auto-save. Plus, with functionality that lays the groundwork for real-time collaboration, you'll be able to work in a sheet simultaneously with your colleagues and stay effortlessly synced with the latest, most up-to-date version of your work. 

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic weekend!

    Best,

    Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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