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Switch dropbox account on one computer

I am not sure how this happened, but I apparently have two dropbox accounts, with my office computer (the dropbox app, not the web app) linking to one account and my home computer linking to the ...
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Bring Dropbox back to state on Day X?

I turned on a laptop I hadn't turned on for a very long time, the dropbox folder on it started synching and...... my complete dropbox folder now has a gazillion files all with doublures, directories I ...
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Sharing Dropbox folder, friends don't have enough space, but still can't see contents from website

I created a shared folder and uploaded a lot of files - more than 2.5 gigabytes. Some people that I invited to share that folder told me they got a message that says they cannot accept the invitation ...
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How do I send a playlist of 16 mp3 files to an orchestra audition panel member?

I need to submit an "audition tape" to an orchestra audition panel member over email. I have assembled the 16 or so mp4 files, ready to send. The person will forward the material to other members, or ...
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Can Dropbox be made to store files only on their servers and not locally, to save space?

I often store old files I don't need anymore in a folder in Google Drive. This is convenient as they are out of the way and not using space on my SSD yet still accessible if needed. I'm starting to ...
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Can I get a list of who uploaded each Dropbox file in a folder?

In the web interface, I can ask to see the "previous versions" and that listing tells who uploaded the file from what machine, for each version (in the last 30 days). But that is extremely cumbersome ...
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Creation date Dropbox account

I want to verify if my Dropbox account was created before the 4th of October 2012, to be absolutely sure I'm able to have public folders. Is it possible to retrieve the creation date of my Dropbox ...
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Change modified date for files in dropbox

Is there a way to change the modified date for files in Dropbox when viewed in the web viewer like the image below ?
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Where do I find a delete button to delete files from my Dropbox folder?

Where is the delete button to delete files from my Dropbox folder? I would like to delete all of my photos, and I tried following directions for deleting files, but I never saw a "Delete" button.
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Backup Google Drive to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Google Drive to Dropbox convert the files to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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Some one has shared folder in Dropbox but the folder is not appearing in my Dropbox

How do I get a folder in my Dropbox list when it has been shared by someone.
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How to share a Dropbox folder but hide collaborator/user’s emails?

I work with two different customers and need to share the same folder with each of them, but I don't want them to know of each other. At the moment, any user who joins a shared Dropbox folder can ...
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Online Service That Duplicates another Data from another Online Backup? [closed]

Having all information backed up in one place in the cloud is risky since should anything happen with that place, your data will be gone. I use only Dropbox and i am risking it. I could also use Box ...
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How do I format my Dropbox xml feed as a podcast feed?

I've set up my iTunes to download to Dropbox and now I have my podcasts saving to a dropbox folder. I have subscribed to the the folders event feed and it gives me links to download the mp3 files but ...
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How do I list my items in Dropbox by access level?

I found myself accidentally sharing sensitive information in Dropbox. This has happened multiple times. So I want to check what I'm sharing and with whom. I'd like to see a list of my items (files and ...
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How to hide comments by default in Dropbox file viewer?

The comment bar takes space in Dropbox. I hate in hiding it every time manually. I want it to be hidden by default. I did not find any button to hide the panel by default in Dropbox's settings. ...
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Dropbox is syncing files for all collaborators due to changed modification date, but file has not changed

This morning one of my collaborators sent me a somewhat anxious email, asking why Dropbox was notifying her about changes to lots of shared documents. I checked and found that my Dropbox client was ...
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Tracking file downloads from Dropbox

I was wondering if it is possible to track how many downloads were made from a file on my Dropbox. I discovered the Orangedox app and it seems that it is possible to create a link and track these ...
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Owner folders are not sync in Dropbox

I'm the owner of a folder in Dropbox. When I change a file in this directory, the other members get updates and notifications. However, when another member changes something in the same direcory, ...
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More than one Dropbox account, how do I change the default startup account?

I have two Dropbox accounts. I use one the most. It is the default on all of my computers except for one. How can I change that one so that the main Dropbox account opens on startup?
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How to put photos into Dropbox “Camera Upload” manually

Camera upload is great because it caches photos and is easy to use. But i started using it after i deleted a lot of photos from my iphone. They are on my computer now. Is there a way to put photos ...
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Dropbox picture sync: Skip RAW files?

I like the convenience of having Dropbox keep track of my photos because it tends to work with my devices over 3G (I am often tethering to my phone with my iPad and Macbook) as well as Wifi, but it's ...
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Dropbox Evernote integration

Is there anyway I can ensure a sync between a folder full of text files and my Evernote/Eimplenote? Update: I learnt that Evernote can "watch" any folder and import all the files inside. But it ...
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Sharing folders on Dropbox with people who haven't installed it

I have sent out multiple Dropbox invitations to people who have subsequently created a web account from my invitation but have not installed it on their computer. In the Dropbox referrals list, each ...
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Compare and contrast Google Drive and Dropbox [closed]

What's the practical difference between Google Drive and Dropbox? What features does one offer that the other doesn't? Specifically, how well does sharing and permissions work in Google Drive ...
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How can I move my Dropbox contents to someone else's Dropbox?

How do I move the photos in my Dropbox, to another person's Dropbox?
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Accidentaly deleted shared dropbox file on laptop!

HELP, I accidentally deleted loads of files on my mac on finder then emptied my recycle bin.. I had been shared into the folders on dropbox containing these files and am super worried that others who ...
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is it possible to have reports about downloads by dropbox?

i upload my learning packages on Dropbox. and put their links on my shop ... 10 people simultaneously download files easy and with no problem i want to have automatic reports send me as attachment ...
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Dropbox Sharing that is Safe from Delete

How do I share a file without others deleting it? Basically I shared a file with a client, she deleted it off her Dropbox which deleted it off of mine. How do I prevent them from having any power over ...
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Why does Dropbox upload in bursts?

When Dropbox uploads files, it does not sustain a constant speed. The upload happens in bursts, stopping for a few seconds every few seconds. Other apps, such as CloudApp or Google Drive, or even ...
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Does Google Drive have a file request feature like Dropbox?

Dropbox allows a user to drop a file into a shared folder without having this user to be part of the shared folder. This feature is called file request. Does Google Drive have a similar feature?
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How can I have two-way sync between Dropbox 'Camera uploads' and my phone?

When I take a photo using my phone, it is automatically uploaded to 'Camera Uploads' folder in my Dropbox. But when I delete the photo from my phone, it is still in the Dropbox folder. Is there any ...
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How to remove a (big) shared folder from my Dropbox while keeping access to it?

I have some big folders on Dropbox that other people shared with me. They are a place for sharing files, and they constantly grow bigger and bigger. I'd like to avoid keeping them in my own Dropbox (I ...
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How to create a new share link for Dropbox folder in Orangedox

Is it possible to create a new share link for a Dropbox folder with Orangedox?
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How to move files from a personal Google Drive account to a Google Drive for Business account?

I started off working in my personal Gmail account and now I wish to move everything into my Google Apps for Business account. I tried the following unsuccessfully: Using the Share → Is Owner does ...
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How to set public read-only access for one Dropbox file

Is it possible to create a dropbox account with two types of users: The owner (me) with full permissions (read/write). The public (members of a club) with read-only access to the one file in the ...
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Auto Save to Dropbox

If you add a file to Dropbox via an automated method, will Dropbox automatically sync it to your online account, or do you have to manually initiate the sync? More Details: I'm looking into setting ...
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Duplicate folders created when I move or rename dropbox folders

When I try to rename or move a folder in Dropbox (the desktop program), I end up having duplicates of the same, unedited folder. I am able to make changes online, but a number of my folders are too ...
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Can I use Office 365 business with Dropbox Pro?

I was used to use my Office 365 home account with Dropbox (Pro version). I recently upgraded to the business version of Office 365 but I didn't find any ways to use it together with a Dropbox Pro ...
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Getting a sharable link to a file in a shared dropbox folder

Create a folder "fruit" and share it. Now you have a link, something like https://www.dropbox.com/sh/123/456-789 Add apple.png and orange.png in "fruit" You'd think apple.png will be available as ...
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Collaboration with Dropbox Business

We've just started to use Dropbox Business. Our files are organized in subfolders, for example: Clients > Company-A > Design Clients > Company-A > Development Clients > Company-B > ...
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Why can't I delete the special “Public” or “Photos” folders from Dropbox?

When I delete the special "Photos" or "Public" folders from my Dropbox (latest client v2.10.52, Win7, 64-bit) they reappear a few seconds later. This is rather frustrating, as I don't use these ...
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How can I publish a word document on the same URL but changing content from time to time?

I have a very simple thing to do which suddenly became hugely difficult. I need to publish a word document on the same URL but I will change its content from time to time. Solutions I tried so far: ...
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Deleting Dropbox files from PC, phone, and web

I have 2 Windows computers and 1 Android phone all signed up with my Dropbox account. I want to delete some old photos from my Dropbox account (I already have them manually copied to a different ...
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How can I see how much space I am using on my Dropbox for Business account?

My University signed up for a Dropbox for Business account. I would like to know how much space I am using on this account. Looking at https://www.dropbox.com/account#work, I can see the space used by ...
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View pdf on Dropbox online, without having to download it

I've got a document in Dropbox which I issue to several people, the document is often revised so I need people to have the most recent version. What I normally do is email out the new PDF when there ...
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How to delete all files from Dropbox via the web interface

I want to delete all of my Dropbox files (before I delete my account). I want them to be removed from any kind of history too. But I have already uninstalled the Dropbox software from all devices. ...
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How to sync between cloud storage without downloading and uploading again?

I use SkyDrive as my main cloud storage, but my teammates mostly using Dropbox. I'd like to know how to sync my files on Dropbox account with my SkyDrive without downloading them first and uploading ...
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Don't sync local copy to Dropbox

Dropbox has a nice feature "Selective Sync" that allows you to choose which of your folders on Dropbox's servers should be synced with you local computer. I would like to do the opposite. I have ...
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How do I remove a very large folder on Dropbox?

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? ...