Change the Auto Save Delay in Visual Studio Code

Updated: September 2, 2023 By: Guest Contributor Post a comment

This article shows you how to change the Auto Save Delay in VS Code (Visual Studio Code).

  1. Go to the Settings page.

    Go to Code > Settings… (or Preferences) > Settings (macOS) or File > Preferences > Settings (Windows).

  2. Search for “Autosave”

    Type “autosave” in the search field to search.

  3. Adjust the Auto Save Delay

    Make sure “afterDely” is selected in the “File: Auto Save” section then enter the number of milliseconds you want for the delay in the input field in the “File: Auto Save Delay” area.

Done. Your changes will be automatically saved.

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You can also check out our Visual Studio Code topic page for more tips and tricks to improve your producibility and coding experience.

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