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My dropbox folder is duplicated in dropbox in another folder called dropbox. When I try to delete it from dropbox online i get a message that it is too large to remove. How do I remove this folder. It is using up all my space in dropbox online.

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Contact support. –  Shiki Mar 14 at 23:27

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Go into the folder and delete a smaller amount of the data at a time instead of attempting to delete the whole thing at once. For example, if the second "dropbox" has 20 subfolders within it, try deleting 5 of those at a time. Once the subfolders are cleaned up, you'll be able to delete the upper-level folder.

If you have Dropbox installed on a computer, you can delete the folder there and wait for it to synchronize.

Alternatively, contact Dropbox support and they can do it for you.

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