How to Change Download Location in Windows 11
Hello there! This is Tracy from Valadilene.org. In this guide, I will show you how to change your download location in Windows 11. This is a straightforward process and should not take more then a few minutes. Let’s get started.
Steps to Change Download Location in Windows 11
Step 1: Open Settings
Click on the Start Menu and then select ‘Settings.’
Step 2: Navigate to System Storage
In the Settings window, click on ‘System,’ and then select ‘Storage.’
Step 3: Open Storage Locations
Under More Storage Settings, you will find ‘Change where new content is saved.’ Click on it.
Step 4: Change Save Location
Under ‘New downloads will save to,’ there will be a drop-down menu. Click on it and select the drive or the folder where you want your future downloads to land.
Step 5: Apply Changes
Ensure to click on ‘Apply’ for the changes to take effect.
Make sure the disk or the folder you’re leading your downloads to have enough memory space to store the downloaded content.
Changing your download location in Windows 11 is an easy task if you know where to go. This is a great feature if you want to keep your system drive clean and reserve it only for system files and applications.
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I have based this guide on my own experience with Windows 11. I encourage you to check out Microsoft’s official help and support page if you need any further information: Microsoft Support.