I receive an error if I create a new document in Microsoft Word 2013 and then try to save it to OneDrive. How do I avoid that error message and actually save?

Here are the steps to reproduce:

  1. Open MS Word 2013.
  2. Create a new blank document by clicking "Blank Document"
  3. After the document opens, choose File > Save.
  4. Choose OneDrive - Personal , then click Browse.
  5. Name the document, then click Save.
  6. The error will say "Word did not save the document."

This is my save screen:

Saving to OneDrive

This is the error message:

Word did not save the document

My current workaround is to save to the Desktop, and then to drag the document into OneDrive. Is there a way to save directly to OneDrive?

TLDR; Replace the Save As address with "OneDrive" and press enter! You can then save to anywhere in OneDrive.

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How do I avoid that error message and actually save?

  1. Open MS Word 2013.
  2. Create a new blank document by clicking "Blank Document"
  3. After the document opens, choose File > Save.
  4. Choose OneDrive - Personal , then click Browse.

At this point, you will that the address bar contains this or something like it:

Web Sites > https://d.docs.live.net > db5db99f78f6191

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If you click on that, it will change to this address:

https://d.docs.live.net/db5db99f7f8f6191

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Replace that text with "OneDrive" and press enter.

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You can now save directly to OneDrive from Word.

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