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    How do I automatically download incoming files in Skype on desktop?

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    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Settings Settings button.
    3. Select Messaging Messaging button.
    4. Select Automatically download incoming files. After you turn this on, any new files you receive in a chat will automatically be downloaded and saved to your device. You can go back into Settings and turn this feature off at any time.

    The file save location is defaulted to Downloads.

    Change Directory where a received file will save

    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Settings Settings button.
    3. Select Messaging Messaging button.
    4. Under When I receive a file, select Change Directory.
    5. Choose the folder you want to set as the new default location, then click Select Folder.

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