Fix GTA Online ‘Saving Failed’ Bug

Prasiddh Thakkar
Prasiddh Thakkar

Undoubtedly, in terms of reputation, GTA Online is reaching new heights. However, this game needs a lot of improvement as frequently players are reporting different types of issues. One of the recent issues experienced by the players is the ‘Saving Failed’ bug. Because of this problem, players are losing their progress. It seems that the error is common in GTA 5. However, this is a minor error from game servers where the game is unable to connect with the server and so players are getting the “Saving Failed” error. Luckily, there are several you can try. Let’s find out how to Fix GTA Online ‘Saving Failed’ Bug.

How to Fix GTA Online ‘Saving Failed’ Bug

Here are some simple and easy steps to fix GTA Online ‘Saving Failed’ bug.

1. First of all, press Alt + F4 on your keyboard and wait for a few seconds until you’ll get the option to quit. As soon as it appears, press Escape and get into GTA V again. Wait for sometimes and the game will be saved automatically.

This way, you are not going to leave the game completely, but the game will consider that you have closed out to the point and that needs to save.

There are a few other solutions as well which we are going to address below but this is the best fix that has worked for many players. However, you can also try the next solution.

2. Another solution is to just change an accessory by using the Interaction Menu, then exit from it and wait for a few seconds. This process will force a save. However, the same error will be back after sometimes and you will need to do the same process again.

3. Another easy solution shared by a Reddit user is to open up any random job such as Violent Duct contact mission and complete it which will take hardly 1 minute. Once you complete it, the error will get fixed itself.

Unfortunately, all of these solutions are temporary and they may come back. Hopefully, the devs will look into this error and release the new patch/update for the permanent solution.

That’s all for this guide on how to Fix GTA Online ‘Saving Failed’ Bug.

Also, check out our next post – How to Fix GTA online session is having trouble syncing important catalogue data with the server Error?

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