Saving files to public Download directory


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Before Android Q below code worked fine (this has now been deprecated) to access downloads public storage directory:

var publicExternalFilesDir = Environment.getExternalStoragePublicDirectory(Environment.DIRECTORY_DOWNLOADS)

This referred to below path on emulator:


Is there any way we can refer to above path safely on Android Q and above


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