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How to Change Storage Location Where New Content is Saved

If you are suffering from the low space issues, you can move Documents and other personal folders from the default system drive to another drive. This article will show you how to change the default save location for Documents, Music, Picture and Video files. You can use any internal, external, or removable drives as a storage save location.

To Change Default Save Location of New Content in Windows 10, here's how:

Step 1: Go to Start menu, click Settings icon.

Open System settings

Step 2: Click on System, and then click Storage on left pane.

Step 3: On the right pane, navigate to Save locations section. Select the location from the drop-down menu for Document, Music, Pictures & Videos.

Change location where new contents are saved

If you are running Windows 10 Creators Update v1703, do as follows:

Step 1: Open Settings app, click System.

Step 2: Select Storage on the left pane, click on Change where new content is saved link under More storage settings on the right side.

Change where new content is saved

Step 3: Select the drive to where you want your appsdocumentsmusicphotos and videosmovies and TV shows, and offline maps to be saved to by default, and then click on Apply.

Setect the drive to save new contents in Windows 10

The new storage location you select will automatically be included to the same documents, music, pictures, or videos library as your default save location. This way, when you save items in the library, it will actually be saved to the selected storage location.