Microsoft Edge – Change Default Download Location

Microsoft Edge has a missing feature and that is the ability to change the default download location, We found a way to change it just follow these steps carefully.

1. Close Microsoft Edge if it’s running.

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2. Press the Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the Run Window.

3. Then type regedit on the box and hit Enter or click OK to open the registry editor.

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4. In the registry editor navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Main

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5. Then on the right pane, right click on an open space to open the context menu and select create a new>string value and then rename it to Default Download Directory.

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6. Now double click to open it and at the value data box paste or enter the new download location. That is it.

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