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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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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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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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Ability to add link to Dropbox folder in Trello cards

I wish I was able to add link to a Dropbox folder, not only Dropbox file. Links to folders are already implemented in Dropbox. How can I use such ability in Trello cards?
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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 is github not used like dropbox, for sharing video and audio? [closed]

I have seen people talking about Github as a repository for source code and I myself use Github for distributed version control, but one thing I didn't understand is why don't people use it for ...
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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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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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Use IFTTT to add file from RSS item's URL to Dropbox

I'm trying to setup a recipe to download a torrent file automatically to my Dropbox. Pretty much like this one but with another RSS source. This recipe works fine if the entryUrl is a direct download ...
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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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Does Dropbox no longer de-duplicate files across users?

Recently (the last few months or a year or so) I have noticed that Dropbox no longer seems to de-duplicate files across all users. Files I'm uploading which I know have been uploaded by another user ...
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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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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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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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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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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? ...
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Sharing notification mails from Dropbox

Quick question. Right now, when I send a bunch of people a link that I'm sharing from Dropbox, I don't get any "talkback" email confirming that the link was sent, and none of the people I'm sending ...
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Sharing Dropbox Folders with Secondary Email adresses

I want to share a dropbox folder with a bunch of people at my university. I only have their university email adresses. I suspect most of them already have a private dropbox account associated with ...
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Dropbox folder does not seem to open

How can I access a folder someone sent me? As soon as I click on the Sharing link, it directs me to a new page and the folder says "this folder is empty". Is there fault or is it just busy ...
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Shared files are not deleted from Dropbox accounts of my friends

I wanted to delete my files from Dropbox account. What is more I wanted this files to be deleted from acounts of my friends, becase I shared this files with my friends. I completely deleted my ...
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Can I link files on DropBox onto a Trello card for members to see and so it updates when the file is changed?

I want to be able to link a spreadsheet to a card that it relates to while the file is on DropBox and have it update on Trello automatically so I don't have to re-upload it every time a change is made ...
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How to open Dropbox folder from a link in Trello?

I want to be able to add a Dropbox link to Trello and those people who have their Dropbox already synced should be able to click and open the file in system not in the browser. (Needed for both ...
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Accessing Dropbox photos sent to me

How does a recipient of photos sent to them by Dropbox access their photos? I seem to remember that there was an icon in the to right hand corner that allowed recipients to download as zip files into ...
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Dropbox - Sharing files or links

I want to be able to share files on dropbox for people to view, but i don't want them to be able to download the file. How can i accomplish this? Thx
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Dropbox + personal website [duplicate]

I just found out DropBox(free) and I'm not sure if using it as a private storage for file uploads for a website is allowed and is not considered an abuse of their service. For example, a blogger ...
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

I want to sync photos I shot from my Lumia phone to Dropbox. Only using OneDrive can upload them automatically, so I want to sync them from OneDrive to Dropbox. I try to search on IFTTT but I can only ...
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In Dropbox, why are some of the photos in 'Personal Photos' not showing in the Files section? [closed]

Pretty much as the title says. There are more photos in my 'Personal Photos' folder than there appear to be in the folder I created in 'files'. And I can't see those photos anywhere else. BUT The ...
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Prevent other users from changing Dropbox Desktop preferences

I use Dropbox at my workplace and using selective sync, only allowed the syncing of certain folders. However, as I noticed, other people can easily sync my other files if they simply swoop in my ...