Manage your default download location

If you’d like to save files added to Slack to your desktop, you can download them. If you need to change the default download location, use the steps below.

  1. Click your profile picture in the sidebar.
    Static image of a cursor clicking on the profile picture menu in the Slack app
  2. Select Preferences from the menu.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Under Download location, click Change and select your preference.

Note: This option is only available if you downloaded the Slack app directly from the Slack downloads page.