Keep your downloaded files from being deleted from your Pixelbook

To save a file on Pixelbook, make sure to put it in a permanent folder. Any file in the Downloads folder could get deleted if your Pixelbook runs out of space.

Move downloads to a permanent folder

To keep your files long term, you can move them from the Downloads folder into a permanent folder.

  1. In laptop mode: In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher Launch icon and then Up arrow Up arrow
    In tablet mode: Go to your Home screen. To get there, tap the Launcher Launch icon in the corner of your screen.
  2. Open Files Files.
  3. On the left, select Downloads.
  4. Drag your file to another folder, such as My Drive.

To automatically save files to a permanent folder, change your default folder. For more information on saving files, see Related articles.

Deleting downloads is permanent

When you delete a file in your device's Downloads folder, it's permanent—you can't undo it. Make sure you're only deleting files you won't need later.

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