How to change the default saving location in Chrome browser

By Default Google Chrome stores all files in the download folder of Windows. Sometimes due to memory issues users want to change their saving location. Users can save their default location on a different drive other than default C drive. By changing the default saving locations in Google Chrome, Windows automatically creates new folders to save new files. It is also beneficial for users who want to save files on the flash drive.

Video tutorial



To change your location in Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and click on three vertical dots on the top right side of the screen.
  2. A drop-down menu will appear, Now click on Settings.
  3. From the left pane go to the advanced section and click on Downloads.
  4. Under the download section, click on the change to change your default saving location.
  5. To change your file saving location every time, click the checkbox.


The method is the same for both IOS and Windows users. You can make a new folder to set it as your default location on your desired drive. Finally, it is always a good practice to keep your download list clean to find your downloaded files easily.

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