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This page offers information on downloading various file types online, such as audio clip documents, PDF files, documents images, programs, and others. Download instructions are accessible for every modern browser for PCs, smartphones, tablets, and Chromebooks. Click the link below for more information about downloading or downloading your files.

What is Downloading?

To download means to get information via the Internet, which can then be saved and opened. It is not confused with copying or saving, which is transferring files to the Internet (e.g., copies of files to another location or saving documents). Additionally, a download doesn’t constitute an upload, which is a file transfer process between two computers.

How do you download files on a computer with different browsers?

  1. To begin downloading from a website, it is necessary to first click on a downloading button. A different color of text and an underline typically identifies links. However, it could represent an icon or button. If you want to download an audio file, image, or other media that isn’t linked, go through our downloading examples for more assistance.
  2. After you click on a file link it will either prompt the browser to initiate the Download or asks for your input according to the particular browser you’re using. Here’s more information about how modern browsers handle downloads.

Google Chrome

  1. When the Download has been completed, the prompt will appear in the lower-left corner of the window of your web browser.
  2. Select the downloaded file to launch it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Once Download has finished After the Download is completed, a warning will appear in the middle of the window of your browser. Choose “Save File” and choose where to save the file to your computer.
  2. Once the file has been saved When the file is saved, click the downloads’ progress icon located in the upper-right edge of the window and then click on the saved file to open it.

Alternately alternatively, press Ctrl + J to access the section Downloads to access the Downloads section Library.

Within the Library window, double-click the downloaded file to open it.

Internet Explorer

  1. Once the Download has been completed, there is a prompt on the lower right-hand side of your browser’s window in the middle. Select Save or Run to start the downloaded media.
  2. Press Ctrl + J to see to view Downloads.
  3. Select “Run” to start any of the downloaded files.

Microsoft Edge

  1. Once the Download is complete After the Download is complete, then press Ctrl + J to look up your latest Downloads.
  2. Select the downloaded file for it to be opened.


  1. After you click on a download link, you’ll be required to choose the location where the file will be saved. Select a file location and select save.
  2. After the Download is complete When the Download is complete, then press Ctrl + J to look up your latest Downloads.
  3. In the pop-up window that displays open, find the downloaded file. Click to open it. Click the Run button to open it.


  1. When you click on the hyperlink to download, you might be asked to allow downloads on the site. Click Allow.
  2. When the Download is finished When the Download has finished, you can click after it has finished and open the downloads app within the Dock, which is usually near the Trash app, to see your downloaded files.
  3. Double-click your downloaded files to play it.

How do you download it on a tablet or smartphone?

Download files directly from the web for your Android mobile device, tablet, Apple iPhone, or iPad. Select the model of your tablet or phone below, and follow the directions.

Tablet or Android phone

  1. Start your Google browser.
  2. Visit a webpage with a file that you would like to download.
  3. Then, tap and hold your finger over the link to download the file until a menu of choices appears. Release your finger.
  4. Click to open the Link to Download and the download image option on the menu.
  5. If required If you are required, tap on the option to download the option again. This could be necessary for specific files to finish the Download.
  6. Launch The downloads and My Files application for the Android phone to see downloads of the files.

iPhone or iPad

  1. Start Safari. Open the Safari web browser.
  2. Go to a website with a file that you would like to download.
  3. Click and keep your finger on the file’s download link until a menu of choices appears. Release your finger.
  4. Click the Download linked File option from the menu.
  5. If a small screen asks you to download the document, click the Download.
  6. To open the downloaded files, click the blue circle with an arrow pointing downwards to that icon in the upper right corner below the address bar.
  7. The list of files downloaded is shown. If the file is compatible with your iPhone, you can press a file’s name to see or open it.

How do I download the Chromebook?

Downloading a file to the Chromebook is like downloading on a PC, but with some slight variations.

  1. Start your Chrome browser.
  2. Visit a webpage with a file that you would like to download.
  3. Click the link for the right one to save the file onto your Chromebook. An Download Manager pop-up window will appear in the lower-right corner once the file has been downloaded.
  4. Select the Show in Folder link on the Download Manager pop-up to see your downloaded file.

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It is also possible to press the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + J to see the files you downloaded.