How To Make Chrome Ask Where To Save Downloads (Easy Guide)

I am not the only one who wants a prompt asking where to exactly save the downloads from the browser, and luckily, there is an option for it. You can make Chrome ask the location to save your downloading file every time you download something. This can be helpful when you want things organized, like separate folders for photos and videos. 

So, if you’re wondering how you can do it, here is a little guide to do it on both your PC as well as Android devices. So, without wasting any more time, let’s dive straight into the topic for today. 

On PC

If you want to do it on your PC, here’s what you have to do. 

Turn on Ask where to save each file before downloading in chrome pc
  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Click on the three vertical dots on the top right of the Window.
  3. Now to go Settings > Advanced > Downloads
  4. Toggle on the button beside ‘Ask where to save each file before downloading’

And you have done it. Now all the downloads you will do will ask you to choose a location.

On Android

For android devices, it’s much easier. Here are the steps you  have to follow

turn on Ask where to save each files android
  1. Open Chrome app.
  2. Click on the three vertical dots on the top right.
  3. Now to go Settings > Downloads
  4. Toggle on the button beside ‘Ask where to save files’

And that is it. You have turned the option to ask where to save files.

FAQs

How do I change where my Downloads go?

All your downloads go into the Downloads folder on both Android and as well as PC.

How do I make Chrome save my last download location?

By default, when you have the  ‘Ask where to save each file before downloading’ option turned on in your Chrome browser, it will always remember the last location you chose. So, you don’t have to do anything about it. 

Conclusion

It’s a really helpful feature and sadly not many users know about it. So, make sure you share it with other people and help me save a little of their time and effort in moving the files they download. For any queries, our comment section is always open.

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Satish Shah

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