I am downloading the file in PC browser so I can easily capture the download link by entering into Downloads Tab & click "copy link address"

In Android, I know by long press on Download button, it gives menu so I can use "copy link address" to capture the address.

but not all sites display download address in Download tab, I mean Link address of download button & downloading file are not same.

so How to capture downloading address in androids OS?

Android OS is 4.2.2

Browser: chrome 30.0.1599.82

  • Please include browser name and version in your question as also Android OS – beeshyams Oct 18 '16 at 13:08
  • Extra info added, still any more details needed? – Eddie Bastin Oct 18 '16 at 15:05
  • Hello @beeshyams, did you understand my question or should I edit further? – Eddie Bastin Oct 18 '16 at 15:07
  • I understood your question even before - I don't have an answer but requested you to add details to make the question complete with relevant information so that you get the right solution – beeshyams Oct 18 '16 at 15:13
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    @OP You can try some Download Managers like ADM which can capture download links.. – Gokul NC Oct 18 '16 at 15:25

Better choice for you is try to install third-party download manager, I recommend Loader Droid https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.zloy.android.downloader


  • I installed it, but it is not catching downloads like IDM does? – Eddie Bastin Oct 19 '16 at 14:52

You should be able to press and hold on the download button, then press "copy link address" or something similar to that.


Loader Droid capture links by Share menu

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