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How to Change Default Downloads Folder in Edge, Chrome and Firefox

"Downloads" folder (typically, it is located under C:\Users\Username) is the default Downloads folder in Edge, Chrome, and Firefox browser.

Your every download via these browsers will be automatically saved to the default Downloads folder.

Keep in mind that in this post, I am talking about web browsers installed on Windows PC.

If you want to change the default one in Edge, Chrome and Firefox web browser, let's get started.

Change Default Downloads Folder in Edge, Chrome, and Firefox

Edge

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    Open Edge browser.
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    Tap three horizontal dots at the top right corner of the screen.
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    Click on Settings > "View advanced settings" button.
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    Under "Downloads" section, you can see "Change" button. Click on it.
Change button in Edge browser
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    In the "Select Folder" popup, choose the folder you want and then click "Select Folder" button. 
Select Folder popup with selected Documents folder
Documents as downloads folder

Chrome

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    Open Chrome browser.
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    Click on Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) > Settings > Advanced.
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    Find "Downloads" section. Under it, click on "Change" option besides "Location."
Change option
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    In the "Browser For Folder" popup, select a folder where you want to save your Chrome downloads.
Browse For Folder popup with chosen folder
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    After that, click on "OK" button in the popup.
New downloads folder

Firefox

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    Open Firefox browser.
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    Click on Hamburger icon (three horizontal lines) > Options.
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    Under "Downloads" section, you can see the default folder along with the "Browse" button. Click that button.
Browse button in Firefox
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    In the "Choose Download Folder:" popup, choose the folder you want and then click "Select Folder" button. 
Choose Download Folder popup with Documents folder as chosen
Documents folder set as new downloads folder

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