How to change the download folder location in Chrome & Edge

This tutorial will show you step by step how to change the download folder location in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge on a PC.

How to change the download folder location in Google Chrome on a PC

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Click on the three dots in the top-right corner of Chrome.

Google Chrome menu button

3. Click on Settings.

Google Chrome settings

4. Click on Advanced located in the left sidebar to show more settings.

Google Chrome Advanced settings

5. Click on Downloads located in the left sidebar.

Google Chrome download settings

6. Click on the Change button next to Location.

Google Chrome change download folder button

7. Select the new download folder.

8. Click on Select Folder.

Select new download folder in Google Chrome

If you want, you can also turn on the “Ask where to save each file before downloading” option.

How to change the download folder location in Microsoft Edge on a PC

1. Open Microsoft Edge.

2. Click on the three dots in the top-right corner of Edge.

Microsoft Edge menu button

3. Click on Settings.

Microsoft Edge settings

4. Click on Downloads located in the left sidebar.

Download settings in Microsoft Edge

5. Click on the Change button next to Location.

Change download folder button in Microsoft Edge

6. Select the new download folder.

7. Click on Select Folder.

Select a new download folder in Microsoft Edge

If you want, you can also turn on the “Ask me what to do with each download” option.



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