How to change the default Downloads Location in Microsoft Edge browser?

Microsoft Edge is the most-used Internet browser in the current world. Most browsers save download files from the Internet to the system Download folder by default. Internet Explorer is superseded by Edge browser.  When you download any file or program using the Edge browser, it has a default Download folder location to save the downloaded file. Moreover, you can change the default location of the download folder to a new location with the help of this risewindows article.

How to change the default Download location in the Microsoft Edge browser?

Step 1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser and click on the Menu button (Three horizontal dots).

Edge-menu-1-1024x544Step 2. Now, click on the Settings to launch the Edge Settings from the drop-down menu.

Settings-1024x546Step 3. Next, click on Downloads from the left pane.

Edge-Downloads-1024x543Step 4. To change the location of the Downloads Folder, click on the Change button

Change-1024x542Step 5. Then, select the desired location/folder where you want to save the downloaded files from the Edge browser.

You can also toggle On/Off from the downloads section, “Ask where to save each file before downloading.” Once toggle On, Edge will prompt for a location when you try to download a file.

You might also be interested in our guide on changing the default Downloads location in the Opera, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers.

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