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How to Save Game in GTA 5 Story Mode


GTA 5, also known as Grand Theft Auto V, offers an expansive story mode where players can immerse themselves in a thrilling open-world experience. However, progress in the game can be lost if not saved properly. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to save your progress in GTA 5 story mode.

Method 1: Using the In-Game Save Option

  1. While playing GTA 5 story mode, press the "Pause" button on your controller or the "Esc" key on your keyboard to bring up the pause menu.
  2. In the pause menu, navigate to the "Game" tab using the arrow keys or directional pad on your controller.
  3. Scroll down to find the "Save Game" option and select it by pressing the "Enter" key or the corresponding button on your controller.
  4. A list of available save slots will be displayed. Choose an empty slot or overwrite an existing save by highlighting it and pressing the "Enter" key or the button on your controller.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to confirm the save and wait for the process to complete. Your progress is now saved!

Method 2: Utilizing the Quick Save Feature

GTA 5 also provides a convenient Quick Save feature, allowing you to save your progress without accessing the pause menu.

  1. While playing GTA 5 story mode, find a suitable location where you want to save your progress.
  2. Open the in-game cellphone by pressing the "Up" key on your controller's directional pad or "T" on your keyboard.
  3. Scroll through the cellphone menu options and select "Quick Save" by pressing the "Enter" key or the corresponding button on your controller.
  4. A confirmation message will appear indicating that your game has been saved. You can also check the bottom-right corner of the screen for a brief notification.

Method 3: Autosave Feature

GTA 5 includes an Autosave feature that automatically saves your progress at certain checkpoints throughout the game. However, it is recommended to manually save your game using the aforementioned methods for complete control over your progress.

Additional Tips

  • Save your game regularly to avoid losing progress in case of unexpected events or game crashes.
  • Create multiple save files in different slots to have backup options or to replay specific missions without affecting your main progress.
  • When using the Quick Save feature, make sure to find a safe location with no immediate danger to avoid unwanted consequences.


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