How To Turn Off/On Auto-Save In Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Shield auto save

Nintendo’s Pokemon Sword and Shield has plenty of new features and among them is the auto-save feature. This new feature saves your progress at various points in the game without you having to worry about manually saving the game.

Developers have added this quality of life feature that makes sure your gameplay remains uninterrupted.

Pokemon Sword and Shield players will notice a message at the upper-right corner of the screen. The message is the indication of the auto-save being triggered.

The auto-save message comes up when you enter a town or a building. While the Pokemon Sword and Shield Auto-Save is good to have, there are reports of data corruption due to this feature.

How to Turn Off AutoSave in Pokemon Sword and Shield

In this section of the article, we will discuss how to turn off auto-save in Pokemon Sword and Shield. As we said, the auto-save feature is causing data corruption so it is best to turn off this feature until there is a fix for the problem.

The very first you need to do is enter the options menu and go down to where it says “autosave.” Press X to enter the menu and choose the gear option that reads “options” at the bottom right of the screen.

Scroll down the autosave option and  select “on” or “off.” Press B or A to save your settings and exit the menu.

That’s it, if you need more help with the game check out our Pokemon Sword and Shield  Gym leaders,  and how to get Shiny Pokemon.