Can’t download any file from Google Drive in your Microsoft Edge browser? Well, don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Here’s a quick guide on how to quickly fix Google Drive downloads that do not work on Microsoft Edge on your computer.
Fix Google Drive downloads that do not work on Microsoft Edge
Right-click the file and select the Download button Google Drive Web Did it do anything other than show a “scanning for viruses” popup? Well, this is a common problem faced by Edge users around the world.
While working well in Chrome and Firefox you may experience that the files on the drive do not download on the Edge. Clearing your browser’s cache or deleting cookies will not resolve this issue.
In that case, you need to check if Edge is blocking cookies from Google. Below is how Google Drive can easily fix a bug that doesn’t work in the Microsoft Edge browser.
Method 1- Disable ‘Block third party cookies’
- Open Microsoft Edge on your computer.
- Click and select the three dots in the upper right Settings.
- Now, tap Cookies and site permissions From the sidebar on the left.
- Next, select Cookies and site data.
- On the next screen, Disable Alternative Block third-party cookies.
Method 2- Add in allowed cookies
If you do not want to allow all third-party cookies, you can add [*.]Instead googleusercontent.com for a list of cookies allowed:
- Go to Cookies and site data Page by following the steps above.
- Here, click Collaboration Press the Next button Permission.
- Type [*.]googleusercontent.com Click Collaboration.
That’s all. Now, go back to the Google Drive tab, reload it and try downloading the file again. It usually needs to be downloaded from Google Chrome or any other browser.
I hope you can fix the Google Drive file download error in Microsoft Edge. Let me know if the method worked for you. If you have any other doubts or questions, you can access the comments below. Stay tuned for more tips and tricks.
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