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I want to share my public Dropbox folder, but I can't seem to find what it's URL is.

So where can I find it?

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This help page might help you. – Alex Nov 13 '12 at 9:10
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I don't think you can actually share the Public folder, just files inside it.

Drop a file into the folder, right click it → DropboxCopy Public Link.

If you have delete the public folder by mistaken then create new one and that's all.

One more time: Files must be in the public folder for you to share a url

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You probably want to look at shared folders;


Hope this helps.

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That was what I found out too, when I looked at their help. Can you add this image into your answer: dl.dropbox.com/u/1656836/win/copy-public-link.png? – Ivo Flipse Nov 3 '10 at 14:24
Image added, glad you found a solution. – Whitingx Nov 3 '10 at 14:59
'copy public link' doesn't show on my dropbox. what happen? – user12417 Jul 25 '11 at 14:24
Yeah copy public link doesn't show on mine either... anyone know if this needs to be activated first? Thanks. – user19139 Apr 18 '12 at 2:14
@dan files must be in the public folder. – phwd Apr 18 '12 at 3:54

You actually can, when you're logged in on https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public click on the Share link button, there you'll be taken to a url like:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/<some random looking string>

Which will be the accessible to anybody, and you can share it from there via email/facebook/twitter/etc or just copy the url. There, you'll see the contents of your public folder (files and subfolders)

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