How to Locate Google Chrome Downloads on Different Devices
Downloading apps, music, films, wallpapers, and other media is one of the most popular uses for Google Chrome, which millions of people use. On the other hand, tracking down the files you downloaded on your desktop computer or mobile device may be challenging. In this article, we will walk you through the steps necessary to locate Google Chrome downloads on your iPhone, Android device, Windows computer, and Mac computer.
Find Google Chrome Downloads on Mac
To find your Chrome downloads on a Mac, you can follow these steps:
- Open Google Chrome and wait for the download process to finish.
- Click the up arrow next to the downloaded file and select ‘Show in Finder.’ This will open the folder where the file is saved.
- If you have closed the downloads menu, you can also find your files in the Chrome Downloads section by following these steps:
- Click the three-dot icon in the top-right corner of Google Chrome.
- Select ‘Downloads’ from the dropdown menu.
- Find the file you are looking for and select ‘Show in Finder’ to open the folder.
Change Google Chrome Downloads Location on Mac
To change the default download location for Google Chrome on a Mac, you can do the following:
- Launch Chrome and click the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
- Select ‘Settings’ from the menu.
- Scroll down and select ‘Downloads’ from the left-side menu.
- Click ‘Change’ to open Finder and choose a new location for downloaded files.
- Alternatively, you can enable the ‘Ask where to save each file before downloading’ toggle to specify the download location every time.
Find Google Chrome Downloads on Windows
The process of finding Chrome downloads on Windows is similar to that on Mac. Here are the steps:
- Find your downloaded files at the bottom of the Chrome window and click the up-arrow icon to select ‘Show in folder.’
- Alternatively, open the Chrome Download folder in File Explorer.
- Find the file you are looking for and select ‘Show in folder’ to open it.
Change the Download Location in Google Chrome on Windows
To change the default download location for Chrome on a Windows PC, follow these steps:
- Open Chrome Settings and go to the ‘Downloads’ section.
- Click ‘Change’ to open File Explorer and choose a relevant drive and folder.
Find Google Chrome Downloads on Android
On an Android device, you can find your Chrome downloads directly from the browser or by using a file manager app like Files or Solid Explorer. Here’s how:
- Open Google Chrome and tap the three-dot menu icon in the top-right corner.
- Select ‘Downloads’ to view all your downloaded files.
- Alternatively, you can use the default Files app or install a third-party file manager like Solid Explorer.
- Download and install Files by Google from the Play Store.
- Open the Files app.
- Go to the ‘Browse’ tab.
- Select ‘Downloads’ under ‘Categories.’
Change the Download Location in Google Chrome on Android
To change the download location for Chrome on an Android device, follow these steps:
- Launch Chrome on Android and tap the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
- Open Settings and scroll down to ‘Downloads.’
- Enable the ‘Ask where to save files’ toggle. This will prompt Chrome to ask for a download location every time.
Find Google Chrome Downloads on an iPhone
On an iPhone or iPad, you can find your Google Chrome downloads using the following steps:
- Launch Google Chrome on your device.
- After downloading files, select the three-dot menu in the bottom-right corner.
- Enable the ‘Ask where to save files’ toggle, and Chrome will ask to select a download location every time.
- Open ‘Downloads,’ which will take you to the Chrome folder in the Files app.
- You can also check your Chrome downloads using the default Files app on your iPhone:
- Open the Files app.
- Select ‘On My iPhone’ and find the Chrome folder.
On an iPhone or iPad, changing the place where Chrome downloads its files is not a feature that is currently available. It is relatively easy to locate and update your Chrome downloads, regardless of whether you use Google Chrome on a desktop or mobile device. If you want easy access to all your Chrome files, please change the download location to an appropriate folder.