How to Easily Change Google Chrome Folder Download Location

How to Easily Change Google Chrome Folder Download Location

Geekers - You are certainly no stranger to this one web browser, right? Google Chrome is a fast, reliable web browser and the best choice for mobile devices. This web browser was developed by Google and was first released on September 2, 2008. Based on statistics from W3Counter, Chrome was ranked first as the most popular web browser in September 2018 with a score of 62.2%.


In Google Chrome, you can search for various information, download files (documents, photos, videos and audio), and various other activities through the internet network. There are various types of interesting and important content that you can find on the internet such as e-books, e-magazine, video tutorials, music video clips, songs, and others. You can download the files and then the files will be saved to your computer after the download process is complete.



In which directory are the files stored once downloaded? By default, these files will be stored in the Downloads folder on our computer.


What if you want to save the downloaded files to another directory? Well, the storage location for downloaded files can be changed to your liking. How do you do that? For more information, let's see the explanation below.


How to Change Google Chrome Download Folder Location


Changing the location of the download folder in Google Chrome can be changed according to the wishes of the user. The method is very easy and simple. Below are the steps for changing the download location of the Google Chrome folder.



1. First, open the Google Chrome browser first.


2. Click the 3-dots icon in the right corner of the Google Chrome screen, then click the Settings menu as indicated by the arrow in the image below.


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3. In the Settings window, scroll down the screen until you find Advanced. Click Advanced as indicated by the arrow in the image below.



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4. After that, scroll down the screen until you find the Downloads section. Click the Change button in the Location section as indicated by the arrow in the image below.


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5. Next, select the location of your download folder. If you want to create a new folder, click the Make New Folder button as marked by the red box in the image below. Then, click the OK button.


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6. Now, your download folder location has been successfully changed. However, if you want every time you download a file, the file storage location is asked/confirmed first, then activate Ask for storage location for each file before downloading as indicated by the arrow in the image below.


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That's all for the discussion on how to change the download location of the Google Chrome folder. All right, I hope the discussion that has been explained above is useful and good luck. Thank you!



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