How to Change Download Location and Settings in Edge Computer?

Learn how to manage the downloads and downloading settings in the Edge computer browser. You can change and choose the default download folder before saving.

Microsoft Edge allows saving the downloaded files in the Downloads folder in the system. You can change the default download location to some other drive or folder.

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You can also enable the option within the Edge to choose the location to save the downloaded files.

How to Manage the Download Settings in Edge Computer?

Here are the steps to manage the downloading setting in Edge browser on computer:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to the Downloads section.
  5. If required, change the location for downloaded files.
  6. You can also enable the options — Ask where to save each file before downloading.

Microsoft Edge Download Location and Settings

This will allow to choose the download location within your local machine and also ask the location to save each file when downloading.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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