Where Do Canva Downloads Go

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Canva is an amazing design resource that provides an easy-to-use platform for producing stunning graphics. It is ideal for individuals without a design background who still desire to produce impressive visuals. However, after completing your design and clicking the download button, you may wonder, “Where do Canva downloads go?”.

In this blog post, we will demystify the process and help you locate your downloaded Canva files quickly and efficiently.

Standard Download Locations

The location of your Canva downloads will largely depend on the settings of your device. However, by default, most devices save downloaded files to particular locations:

  • Windows: Files are typically saved in the ‘Downloads’ folder, accessible through the File Explorer.
  • Mac: Files are usually stored in the ‘Downloads’ folder, which you can quickly access through the Dock.
  • Android: You will find your downloads in the ‘Download’ or ‘My Files’ app.
  • iOS: The files are stored in the ‘Files’ app under ‘Downloads’.

Changing Your Download Location

If you’re not happy with the default download location, you can change it to better suit your needs. Here’s how:

For Chrome:

You can change the download location in Google Chrome by following these steps:

  1. Click on the three dots at the top right corner of the browser to open the menu.
  2. Select ‘Settings’.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom and click on ‘Advanced’.
  4. Under the ‘Downloads’ section, you can change the location of your downloads.

For Safari:

For Safari users, you can adjust the download location with these steps:

  1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the top left corner of your screen.
  2. Select ‘Preferences’.
  3. Click on the ‘General’ tab.
  4. Find the ‘File download location’ option and select your preferred location.

For Firefox:

For Firefox users, follow these steps to change your download location:

  1. Click on the three lines at the top right corner to open the menu.
  2. Select ‘Options’.
  3. Under the ‘General’ panel, find the ‘Downloads’ section.
  4. Choose ‘Save files to’ and select your preferred location.


Understanding where your Canva downloads go can make it much easier to locate your files and streamline your workflow. Remember, you can always change your download location if the default one doesn’t suit your needs. Happy designing!