Change Default Save/Download Mail Attachment Location on MacBook Mac: macOS Big Sur/Catalina & Earlier

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

Here’s the way to change your primary or default Mail app download location on Mac for the attachment. Business person or Mail app addict professionals are never happy to save documents in the Mac download folder. Because the Default location is easy to find by unknown inside download folder. One time setting saves more time by changing every time download location path. Also For all Applications, Web browser default download location is the same. So Single documents downloaded from mail is very difficult to find. Not for all time in the mail app, still you have an option once you change it from the default Download folder.

Also, a large file or attachment takes more time to download or save it on your hard drive. Follow the below steps for a change it on Latest macOS, Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, But also working on OS X EI Capita, Yosemite.

Frequently Asked Questions, What is the default download location for files on Mac? Open Finder on Mac > Click Download Folder from the sidebar (Filter or find Recently Downloaded files from mail attachment). Follow the below steps for change or set your folder in finder.

Steps for Change Default Mail App Download Location On Mac, MacBook’s Finder or Folder

1: Launch Mail app on Mac.

2: Go to the Top Mac Menu, Mail > Preference.

System Preference on Mac mail app

3: Then, Under General Section > Download Folder.

Set Location for Mail app

4. Click on Drop Down for change it. Next Go for Other.

5. Choose your target location that you want mostly prefer and easy to use.

Choose Download Folder location for Mail app

6. Now, Test on attachment mail inside mail app. Click on attachment pin > Save all

Download Mail attachment from Mail app

Here I set it for Desktop, Still want change for this time Tap on Dropdown and choose other location folder.

  • Next time, Your Attachment will move or save to a new location on your MacBook Mac.

Really Useful: More in mail app setting you can create different Signature with image under the single mail account on Mac Mail app. also the option for setting your Time for the auto to fetch new mail from the Mail server on your Time interval.

More new features for upcoming updates and tips, Tricks related to mail app on Mac, connected with us and share your valuable feedback on how useful Mail app download location on Mac, iMac, MacBook.

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