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Llanfair
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Status: New idea

I'm an Android user so I'm not sure what the situation is for IOS but, on Android at least, you can't change download location. This is really annoying as I have to constantly move files after downloading. Please fix this.

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1001100x02
Strollin' around

Absolutely a must have feature

Mville
New member

It's 11th October 2023, and this is still an issue. Sad.

This seems to be a place where your suggesttions go to die.

onix331
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Came here just because of this, will have to revert back to Chrome on mobile which is really sad.
Changing the location in about:config does nothing, and my phone can't manage the main Downloads folder, rendering it useless as firefox won't allow me to change the location.

This has been an issue since 2014...almost 10 years. No wonder firefox sees less and less users

pascalm
New member

I also don't understand why this isn't implemented yet. I can't work on my tablet like this...

 

onix331
New member

For anyone still working around this issue:

I've partially "solved" it by using Tasker to watch the Downloads-Folder

  • Profiles->Add->Event->File->File Modified->Point to Downloads Folder

And then copying/moving said files (in this case jpg)

  • Tasks->Add->"somename"->Add->Run Shell->"mv /storage/self/primary/Download/*.jpg /storage/self/primary/Actual\ Downloads/

Adjust the file/path to whatever you need

ullas
New member

Please bring the option to Firefox ASAP.

scowlingowl
New member

Option to choose the download folder on Android

Hi, please add the option to choose the folder you want to download your file to on Android.

It's kind of crazy to me that there's no such option even in the settings. Because I'm forced to use another browser for that.

Manvender
New member

I have the exact same issue. It would be awesome if firefox add this feature.

avcadiente79
Strollin' around

Download location

Download location option android missing a lot of browsers now have this.

FelixBoltwood
Strollin' around

Download Prompt (Android)

On android there's currently no way to choose the save location for files, nor is there an option to rename files before saving them. No social media sites add an automatic tag to an image to show which user it belongs to, so this would be a very convenient feature.