Google docs automatically save to an online storage "cloud" as you work. Docs are then available to access from any computer after logging in to your Google account. There is no save button. In order to save a doc or file to your personal hard drive, you must download the document before saving it to your computer.Continue Reading
Click on the "File" tab in the menu bar at the top of the page. Select "Download as," and then select the file type you would like to save your doc as.
Select the location where you would like the file to save to on your computer, such as "Desktop."
Click the "Save" button to save the file to your local hard drive.