Note: For the lazy ones, I think downloading would be best idea to install Chrome on custom directory. It works the same but in more simple manner. Download and install Chrome normally see Resources. This wikiHow teaches you how to select any folder as the default location for all your downloads in the Google Chrome browser. Press keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + J simultaneously, and Chrome will open a list of all your downloaded files in chronological order.
New sources may be suggested by the community at any time, as long as they have policies against piracy. Please leave politics and religion out of discussions! Get community feedback on an app you have created. We hope this guide will help you get the best out of this fast and secure browser. Check to make sure the Chrome symbolic link works properly. I had also the same problem as yours. Read also: Why should you change the default download folder in Chrome? So in this article, we are going to tell you about this in detail. You may pause or resume files that are in the download queue there for instance.
Relocating the Downloads folder is one option. Or maybe you have different location preferences for different types of downloads. Recent versions of the web browser display a short confirmation that a file has been downloaded successfully. And when asked what application to use for download, just select native Browser. If you installed Google Chrome only, administrative privileges shouldn't matter. If you would rather save them to a different location, you can easily change the Chrome download folder location. Solution I found for myself was under settings of native browser, advanced tab.
However, you can have Chrome ask you every time to choose the download folder location. Click the More icon three vertical dots and then click Settings to open the Settings page. You should check this maybe. I feel like I should be able to accomplish this without a 3rd party solution. Google Chrome, Firefox, Boat Browser, etc. How often do you download files from the Internet? The download app on my for instance separates files that are downloading from complete files.
This can be useful if you are using different browsers simultaneously so that the downloads from different browsers go into separate folders. Wrapping Up While Google Chrome is undeniably one of the best browsers, there are certain tweaks you should know to get the best out of this robust browser. While technically, Chrome will always install to this default folder, you can alter that folder so Chrome will actually install its data to another location. I just bought myself a new 64 gb micro sd card and I want to change the download directory to a folder on the new card. It should be similar to the Galaxy S4.
Tap on the Menu icon in the top left corner and select Downloads to display only downloaded files. It will redirect you to your desired folder on the hard drive. Chrome displays warnings for some file types, e. How that is done depends again on the device, but you should have access to a file browser called Explorer or just Files. Next, you need to set which rule type will execute first. I think the article would be much easier, simpler, easier to read, less daunting, and more user-friendly if it just had two screenshots, with the Destination and Source paths for each instance, with a caption saying to create those folder paths before doing it. There you may also clear the list of downloads which just removes the reference to the download but not the actual file which remains on the device.
Anyway, if you download on Android using Chrome for the first time, you know where to look now. Basically, the browser saves everything in the Download folder of the operating system but not always and in particular the demanding user wants to mix the navigation downloads with those of other programs. About the Author A lover of technology in all forms, Matt Skaggs began writing professionally in 2010, specializing in Windows computers and Android devices. A tap on a single download listed there launches the file. Design and layout of the app depends largely on the manufacturer of the device.
Step 3: In the Downloads section, click the Change option next to the Location field and then select a location. Click on it to reveal more settings and options. Open your Google Chrome browser. Read also: Steps to Change Chrome default Download Folder. You must engage the community, hit and run posts are not allowed. There are additional actions you can take on downloads.