How to Change Download Location of Microsoft Edge?

Change Download Location of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the default and built-in web-browser of Microsoft Windows 10. This article will show you the steps to view and change download location of Microsoft Edge browser.

How to see where downloads are saved of edge?

Where is the default edge download folder location?

Can’t you find Microsoft edge downloads?

If you are using edge browser for downloading anything on the web then, by default it goes to the Download folder of your user directory in C:\ drive.

Follow the path to find your current download location manually of Microsoft Edge: C:\Users\your user\Downloads

[Read: Repair or Reset Microsoft Edge Browser in Windows 10]

How to Change Microsoft Edge Download Location?

The following steps have been done on Windows 10 version 20H2 and OS build 19042.662. Microsoft Edge browser version is 87.0.664.57.

Make sure you should check your Windows and browser version.

The Steps may be varied if you are using the lower or upper version of Microsoft Edge.

Step 1. Open Microsoft Edge browser.

From the top-right corner, click on the menu button (three horizontal dots) and select Settings from the list.

microsoft edge settings

Step 2. Follow below steps to view and change default download folder location of Edge:

  1. Now from the left pane, navigate and click on Downloads
  2. At the right pane, you will see the current download location where your download goes automatically.
  3. To change the folder location of Microsoft Edge to your desired folder, click Change

view default download location of microsoft edge

Step 3. A Select Folder or Location window will be prompted (depending on your browser version) to choose your preferred folder location.

Select desired folder and click on Select Folder.

change download location of Microsoft edge

Your above action saved the new download for your Microsoft Edge browser.

From now onward, if you download something from the internet by using edge it will save your downloads to the new selected location.

[Read: Enable Dark Theme of Microsoft Edge]

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