how to resume download in idm with multiple methods

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods

Resume download in idm may cause loss of large files and loss of time, especially if the file was re-downloaded from the beginning. For today in this article we have provided simple steps and ways to resume downloading via idm from where it stopped. We have also explained in detail to resume idm downloads in another pc.

how to resume download in idm when it fails to resume

One of the problems that idm users suffer from is the failure to download, especially if the file is heavy in size and took a lot of time to download, here you will find the solution to resume failed download from where it stopped without starting to re-download it again.


Step 1 : When you upload a file with a large size and after several hours the download fails and you see the message "disconnect". As in the picture below.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 2 : To solve the problem, enter the idm program, go to the file that failed to re-download, and with the right mouse button, choose the "properties" option.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 3 : The tab will appear as in the picture, we go down and from the “referer” option we will find the location of the file you downloaded from, copy it and enter it through any browser.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 4 : After entering the site and re-downloading the file, the download window of the idm program will appear, we will copy the link as shown in the image.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 5 : After copying the link, we return again to the file in which the re-download failed, and from the “properties” option, we go to the “address” option and paste the new link in the place of the old one, and press the “ok” option, to complete the file again re-download from where it stopped.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


how to resume download in idm without resume capability

When uploading a file, we will find in the “resume capability” field an option no, here you will find the solution to change the resume capability from (no) to (yes).


Step 1 : To change the resume capability from no to yes, as shown in the image below.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 2 : Go to the file and right-click on the "properties" option, and go to modify the link in the "address" option.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 3 : At the end of the link we will remove "?start=0" and sometimes you will find the option "=0", after removing it from the last link, press OK.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Bingo! Now resume capability becomes "yes".

how to let idm resume download automatically

IDM can be modified to resume downloading automatically, all you have to do is follow these steps.


Step 1 : From the idm program interface and from the "downloads" tab, choose the "scheduler" option.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 2 : The scheduler interface gives you several options to resume the automatic download, you can set the time and date for the start of the resumption of the downloads, and also you can specify the time to stop the downloads.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 3 : Also, in case of failed downloads file, you can choose the number of attempts to resume failed downloads file.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods

 so, when you finish setting the options, click on the “start now” option, this will let idm resume download automatically according to the schedule.

idm asks authorization required to resume downloading

idm autothrization required problem occurs when we restart the download after stopping it. To solve this problem, just follow idm refresh download address steps.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 1 : Go to incomplete file and right-click on the "refresh download adress" option.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 3 : To direct you to the site from which you downloaded the file, all you have to do is re-download the file. Then follow one of the previous steps mentioned above to resume the download from where it left off.

idm asks for password when resume download

When you download a file of any type, you will encounter the problem of idm asking for your username and password. So here is how to get rid of it in simple steps.


Step 1 : With the right mouse button, click on the “refresh download address” option, it will take you directly to a page to resume the download again without the need to enter your username and password.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 2 : Then copy the new link into the file that you previously stopped downloading, so that the download will be resumed from where it was stopped. Read the steps above.


Note: In the event that the site does not support downloading via idm, use the browser.

resume idm download on another pc

If you want to resume downloading files via idm but from another computer without data loss, follow the steps below.


Step 1 : Go to the "computer" icon and click on the "local disk (c:)" option or the disk that you installed the operating system on. Go to the "users" folder.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 2 : Go to the folder that bears the name of your PC, show hidden files, from the folder properties option as in the image. Tick the "hidden" option, and click apply button then ok.

how to resume download in idm with multiple methods


Step 3 : We go to the appdata folder, then the Roaming, idm, downldata folder. To find the data of the files that have not completed downloading, copy all the data of the file to be downloaded from another device


Step 4 : In the next step of the "run" box, type "regedit", choose hkey current user>software>downloadmanager>139 , in the end you will find reg.sz with the name of the file you want to resume downloading


Step 5 : Right-click on folder 139, choose "export", and save the file with any name you want

Now you have two files, just copy them to the usb disk, and go to any other computer and paste the downloaded files in the same place from which you copied them from the other computer, which differs only is the name of the computer to change.


Step 6 : Before adding registry Exit from idm, after opening the registry file, click on the OK button. Then open the idm program to find the previous file in the same state in which the download stopped, all you have to do is just resume the download.

resume idm download expired session

The "your session is expired" issue means that idm can no longer access the content because the session time has expired. here is how to solve this problem:


Step 1 : When session expired problem appears, click on ok button, then idm will show you a small window with text stop waiting.


Step 2 : It will automatically open the link directly on your browser, so you can resume downloading the file again from where it left off.


This article is a detailed explanation and simple steps for how to resume download in idm with multiple methods.


If you have a problem resuming the download that is not mentioned in the article, write it in the comments box so we can answer it.

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