Google Downloads Folder

Change Google Chrome’s Download Location

You can customize the download settings for each profile you have set up in Chrome. This is useful if you use profiles to isolate your work and personal activities. For example, you could set up your personal profile’s download location to be different from your work profile to keep your downloads organized.

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How to find Chrome's download settings

  1. Click the menu button in the upper right-hand corner. 
Chrome settings and more
  1. Click Settings.
Chrome settings
  1. Select Downloads in the left menu.
Chrome Downloads Settings

Change Chrome's download location

Note: If you have multiple profiles set up in Chrome. Remember to update the download location for each one.

Click Change and select your new download folder location.

Chrome change download location

Choose where Chrome saves a file each time

Enable Ask where to save each file before downloading.

Chrome ask where to save each file


Now that you know how to change your download settings in Chrome you may be interested in how to move your downloads folder to OneDrive.

Learn how to move your Downloads folder to OneDrive.

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