You can’t save to the desktop. Plug in a hard drive or flash drive and you can save it to the files folder. You can use an external flash drive.
How do you put files on your desktop on a Chromebook?
- Click the App Launcher icon in the bottom-left corner of your screen. The App Launcher appears.
- Locate the Files icon and click it.
- Click and hold the file that you wish to move, then drag the file to the desired folder.
- Release to drop the file into the target folder.
Can I add folders to desktop on Chromebook?
In the top-right corner of the window, you can find the settingswidget. The file settings menu shows up. Click the new folder to open it. A new folder has a name highlighted to indicate it can be edited.
Can you make a desktop on a Chromebook?
If you want to create a new virtual desktop, hit the + New desk icon at the upper-right corner of the screen. You can use Virtual desks to move apps. Press the F5 key while on the desk and drag it to a different desk.