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Manage Download Settings in the Brave browser on a Computer

Are you looking for an option to change the download folder in the Brave browser? Learn how to customize and organize your download folder preferences.

The Brave browser offers customization to change the download folder location to any desired drive or location. We can manage and customize the download settings within the Downloads Settings section.

We can also enable the toggle option for the browser to ask where to save the downloaded file for each download.

In this guide, we have shared these steps to manage the download settings and folder in the Brave browser.

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Manage and Change Download Settings

Managing the download settings on Brave browser is a process that can be done by heading to the additional browser settings. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Brave browser on a computer.
  2. Click on the More horizontal 3-bar icon for the options menu and select the Settings sub-menu.
    Brave browser Settings menu option
  3. Head to Additional Settings from the left panel and choose the Downloads tab.
    Additional Settings with Downloads Tab in Brave Settings PageIt will open the Downloads Settings page. The location where the files are stored is displayed under “Locations”.
  4. Click the Change button to change the location.
    Change Download Folder Location in Brave Computer browser settingsIt will open the Finder/Explorer window.
  5. Choose Drive and Folder location on the device, and hit on Select Folder to confirm.
    Choose drive and Select Folder for Download in Brave

That’s it. The newly chosen location will be the default download folder for any files downloaded on the Brave browser.

Alternatively, you can toggle the switch beside the Ask where to save each file before downloading for the Brave to ask the download location.

Ask where to save each file before downloading toggle button in Brave Computer browser

It’s sometimes annoying due to a pop-up requesting to choose the download location, but it will help you better organize.

Bottom Line

Brave browser offers options to manage and change the location where you want the downloaded files to be saved on their devices.

On the Brave browser, we must navigate to the browser settings and access the additional settings to manage the download settings. We can choose where the downloaded files are saved for easy access.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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