By default, Google Chrome downloads all files from the web to the Downloads folder. This works fine for most users, but if you want to change it — or if you prefer Chrome to ask you every time — it’s a quick enough fix.
Start by clicking the hamburger menu — the icon at the top right with three horizontal lines — to bring up the dropdown. Click Settings > Show advanced settings and then scroll until you get to the Downloads area.
Here you’ll see a field displaying your current download location. Click the Change… button to select a new one:
If you prefer Chrome to ask you where to put files, you can check the Ask where to save each file before downloading box.
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