How do I stop Firefox from saving Downloads?

Go to Applications on the General page of Settings to change them back to what you want. You can still choose which folder to use for downloads under Downloads on the same page. Thanks for this.

Why Firefox saves files instead of opening?

That happens because Firefox no longer saves files you choose to open in the Windows temp folder but automatically saves them to your chosen Download folder. Thanks for the fast response.

How do I opt to open documents instead of saving them?

I recommend you type about:preferences#general in the address bar, and under Downloads, select Always ask me where to save files. This should prompt you to choose where to open or save a file once you have downloaded it.

How do I stop my PDF from automatically saving Firefox?

Firefox users who want more control over the downloading behavior or block automatic downloads, need to enable the “always ask you where to save files” option under Downloads in the Firefox settings to achieve that.

How do I open a PDF instead of saving it?

Go to chrome://extensions in the address bar, then find and enable Chromium PDF Viewer . This will tell Chrome to use its built-in PDF viewer instead of downloading.

How do I get downloaded files to open automatically?

Click on the small arrow icon located next to your download. Select Always Open Files of This Type – once you click on this option a checkmark will appear.

How do I stop Firefox from saving PDF?

Chosen solution

  1. Click the menu button. and click Options.
  2. In the Options tab, select the Applications panel.
  3. In the Search field, type PDF to find the Portable Document Format (PDF) entry.
  4. Use the drop-down menu for that entry under the Action column, to select your preferred action, such as “Always ask”.

How do I view files instead of downloading?

In Google Chrome go to Settings. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the hyperlink for Show Advanced Settings. From there scroll down until you find the “Download” section. Uncheck the box where it asks where to save each file before downloading.