How to Change Default File Download Location in Safari on Mac

If you want to change Safari’s default file download location on your Mac, follow these quick steps to get it done.

Safari is my favorite web browser on Mac. With Apple Pay support, Picture-in-Picture, iOS-Style Siri and more in macOS Sierra, it has become more advanced than any other web browsers, hasn’t it?

By default, all the files you download in Safari go to the Downloads folder. But if you want to change the default file download location; there is an option to let you get it done easily.

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How to Change File Download Location for Safari on Mac

I prefer to save files to my separate folder as it makes a bit easy for me to access them. The desktop is also a good location to keep any file since you can instantly access and get rid of it whenever you want.

How to Change Safari’s Default File Download Location on Mac

Step #1. Open Safari on your Mac.

Step #2. Next, click on Safari from the menu then select Preferences.

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Click on Preferences in Safari on Mac

Step #3. Now, click on General tab → Up next, you have to click on the selection box next to File Download Location to open a menu.

Click on General Tab in Safari Preferences on Mac

Step #4. You need to choose Other from the drop-down menu.

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Click on Other in Download in Safari Preferences on Mac

Step #5. You will see a list of folders on your Mac select from. Pick the one where you wish to save your downloaded files → Click on the Select button.

Change Safari Download Location on Mac

That’s all folks!

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Now onwards your all downloaded files would be saved to the new location.

Have you installed macOS Sierra on your Mac? There are several all new features that would help you get the best out of your Mac. Personally, I like using Siri a lot. There is a trick to enable Hey Siri voice activation to let you use the assistant voice hands-free.

As macOS Sierra is still in beta, we would recommend you to install it on your secondary device. Due to some bugs, you may not have the best experience while testing it out.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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