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How do I download files from MediaFire?

Downloads are done by emailing a shared URL to another person to download a file / or files. A MediaFire URL to share a file will have a format similar to this:

The results after clicking on the URL depend on web browser configuration of the person who is requesting the download.

A Download Page will be displayed when the URL is clicked.  After the Download button is clicked, the options to open or save the file may be displayed, depending on which web browser is set as the default browser and the configuration preferences selected for that browser. Some browser configurations my trigger a Download page without advertisements.  Another browser may display the option to open or save the file.  Other browsers might be configured to automatically download the file to the default download folder specified in the browser.  
CONCLUSION: When one of the shared files is selected the download page, results can be automatic download to a default directory …