Change Chrome Download Location, do you want to do so? Then, you are at the right place, because here I will be discussing the same. You will also learn about how to customize various permissions for downloading multiple files on your PC/Mac, or even your smartphone device.

How to Change Chrome Download Location?

When you download files using the Google Chrome web browser, these files get stored in a specific file folder. Now, you will surely be more than happy to know that you can change this default download location to organize your downloads, free up space on your hard drive, or forward downloaded files to an online storage service like Dropbox. You can also set Chrome to prompt you for a download location every time you download a file. So, in order to change Google Chrome’s default file download location, you need to:

  • Open your preferred Chrome browser.
  • Thereafter, click on the 3-dots button and go to “Settings”.
  • Next, click on “Advanced” > “Downloads” > “Location” > “Change”.
  • Now, navigate to the place that you want to choose as your default download location and select it and confirm.
Change Chrome Download Location

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Finding a Downloaded File ~~> ~~>

  • Open your preferred Chrome browser.
  • Thereafter, click on the 3-dots button and go to “Downloads”.


  • You can also press, “Ctrl+J” (Windows) or “Option+Command+L” (Mac).
  • Thereafter, you will get a list of downloaded files and also their download URL.
  • Now, to open a file, select that file and double-click on it.
  • That’s it!

Note: If you want to delete a file, you can click on the cross(X) button next to that file’s name to remove it.

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Asking for File Saving Location ~~> ~~>

If you want that a prompt appears each time asking you to specify where to save your files every time you download them:

  • Open your preferred Chrome browser.
  • Thereafter, click on the 3-dots button and go to “Settings”.
  • Next, click on “Advanced” > “Downloads”.
  • Thereafter, checkbox the “Ask where to save the file before downloading” option to prompt a file location every time you download one.
Change Chrome Download Location

Downloading Multiple Files in Google Chrome

To change the permission to download multiple files in Chrome:

  • Open your Chrome browser.
  • Thereafter, click on the 3-dots button and go to “Settings”.
  • Next, select “Privacy and Security” > “Website Settings”.
  • Now, go to “Permissions” > ” Additional Permissions” > “Automatic Downloads”
  • Thereafter, enable the Ask me when a website tries to download files automatically.
  • That’s it! Now, Chrome will ask for permission before downloading multiple files from a website.

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Change Download Location in Safari Browser ~~> ~~>

  • Open your Safari browser.
  • Then, go to Menu > “Preferences” > “General” > “Download”.
  • Next, go to “Other”, thereafter, select the folder where you want to save your files.
  • Now, close the window and get ready to save your files at your desired location.

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Change Chrome Download Location

How to Download in Google Chrome? ~~> ~~>

  • Open Google Chrome on your device.
  • Now, go to the web page from where you want to download your files.
  • To download, hold down on the image or link
  • Dropbox appears and then click on the Download image or the Download link option, depending on the type of file.
  • The link or image is downloaded to the previously assigned location.
  • That’s it! You have successfully downloaded your files.

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WRAPPING UP !! ~~> ~~>

In this post, I think I have done well enough to have given you ample solutions; to help you change the Chrome download location. All the methods above are literally quite simple and easy to follow. So, try your hands on any of these quick fixes to download your desired file. If you have any other method up to your sleeve then do mention the same here and I will definitely try to incorporate the same in this article. On that note, until the next time, see ya !! Goodbye !! ~~> ~~> ~~>

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