How to change the download location in Connect

The download directory can be changed easily from Connect's Preferences menu. The following steps describe how to make this change:

1. Bring up the Preferences window.

To open Connect Preferences, click the cog icon in the bottom left corner of the Connect plugin, if present:

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Windows alternative:  Right-click the Connect "C" icon in the system tray at the right end of the task bar. In the menu that appears, select Preferences.

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Mac OS alternative: Open the Connect menu in the menu bar and select Preferences.

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2. Open Transfers and specify the download directory.

Select Transfers to view transfer preferences. You can view the current download directory and modify it. Select Save downloaded files to and then click Browse to choose a directory to which you want to download files. Alternatively, you can select Always ask me where to save downloaded files to prompt you to select a directory whenever you initiate a download. 

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