How To Change The Download Location In Google Chrome

Most of us use Google Chrome to download a bunch of files on a regular basis. The files that are downloaded using the browser will be saved in Google Chrome’s default download location if you have not change it.

If you want to keep things organized, you can change the download location in Google Chrome as per your preference. This not only makes it convenient to search for files and folders but also helps to keep a tab on your downloads.

How to change Google Chrome download location

To change Google Chrome’s download folder location, perform the following steps:

1) Click on the Chrome menu to go to Settings.

how to change google chrome download location

2) Scroll down to the bottom of the page till you see the Show advanced settings option as shown highlighted below.

how to change google chrome download location

3) Once in the advanced settings, scroll further down the page till you come across the Downloads section. You will be able to see the current download location that is defined. In this case the default download location is C:\Users\Arpit\Downloads.

how to change google chrome download location

4) To change the download location in Google Chrome, you need to click on the Change button. Once you click on Change, a new window will pop up where in you can select the desired location to save the downloaded files.

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Once you have selected the new location, the settings will immediately take effect and all of your downloads, going forward will be saved in the new location.

chrome change download location

Also, you must check out these 5 useful tips for Google Chrome as well. Do let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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