I cannot see saved word and excel files

Umberto Galderisi 1 Reputation point

I have a MacBook Air M1 2020 with macOS Monterey 12.5. This computer is associated with my iPhone through iCloud.
I have a Microsoft word 16.16.27. Till today everything was fine, now if I open a new word or excel file I can work without problems and can save three files. Nevertheless if for example I save the file on the desktop or in another location I cannot see the saved file. Then if I use spotlight to find the file it finds the file and I can open it. In other words, the files are saved in the location I select but I cannot see them, I can only retrieve them through Spotlight or looking for recent files in word or excel. Please could you help me? Thanks

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  1. Ceasar Chen_MSFT 4,391 Reputation points

    Hi, @Umberto Galderisi
    You can update Office or uninstall to see if there are similar issues after reinstalling. Is the testing problem the same for creating a new MAC account?

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  2. Umberto Galderisi 1 Reputation point

    I downloaded again the Microsoft office 2016 that is still in my microsoft account. Anyway the problem still persists.
    How can I do?