This is a very convenient feature when you need to send a report that you’re presenting to your boss, or share a picture with the person sitting next to you without the need to use email attachments or configuring file sharing on Windows 10. If you enable this feature, every file you receive from other devices will automatically be stored in the Downloads folder. However, if you prefer to change this location to another folder or driver, you can use the Settings app to select another path to store received files. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to select another location to receive files using Nearby sharing on Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803).

How to change Nearby sharing transfers folder location

In order to use a different location to save files transfers using Nearby sharing, you need to use this steps: Once you’ve completed the steps, every time someone sends you a file or link using Nearby sharing, it’ll be stored in the new location. Nearby sharing settings on Windows 10, version 1709 If you don’t see this option in the Settings app, it’s because you’re not running Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update) which will become available in 2018. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.