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How to Fix Manual Save Crashing in Starfield

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If you’re experiencing a hard crash every time you try to save in Starfield manually, don’t worry; you’re not alone. Luckily, we’re here to help alleviate this issue and ensure you can get back to exploring, stealing, or whatever you’re up to in Starfield. Here’s how to fix the manual save crashing issue in Starfield.

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How to Fix Manual Save Crash on PC in Starfield

So, to fix the manual save crash issue in Starfield on PC, you’re going to need to mess around with some local files on your computer. Below, we’ve outlined the step-by-step process to correct the problem – note that you’re going to have to delete your local save files for Starfield:

  • Go to your game folder’s location in File Explorer. This is usually your C: or D: drive.
  • Go through the directory Users/Documents/My Games/ Starfield/Saves to find the location of your files. (Note that if you’ve set up the folder location in a different spot, this directory will not work for you. You can also manually search in File Explorer for the folder you’re looking for).
  • Save a copy of these files so you do not lose your save data.
  • Keep anything called Quicksave, Autosave, or Exitsave, but delete everything else with the word save in it.
  • Now, you should be all good to go, as the corrupted files have been removed.

How to Fix Starfield Manual Save Crash on Xbox

First, go to your Xbox settings and ensure that the games you want saved to the cloud are synced up. You can do this by going to ‘Settings,’ ‘Select Storage,’ and then selecting your cloud-saved games. Ensure that Starfield is one of them, and let the game sync to the cloud.

Related: How to Change the FOV in Starfield With Mods

Then, you’re going to delete your manual saves of the game that are found locally in-game. After this, let the cloud backup redownload your saved files, and you’ll be all good to get back into Starfield.

That’s everything you need to know about how to fix the manual save crash in Starfield. While you’re here, check out how to access your preorder bonuses to get a head start in space.


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Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. You can also find him thinking about his ever-expanding backlog of games he won't play and being constantly dehydrated. Do not contact him.