I experimented with Dropbox's Camera Upload feature from my Android, do not wish to keep using it, and now wish to delete the approx. 2000 images and videos now occupying space on Dropbox. How can I do this?

  • 2
    "Camera Uploads" is just a folder. Can you not simply delete it?
    – ale
    Mar 4, 2013 at 20:21
  • I believe that in Dropbox, it is a "persistent" folder that comes as part of the service
    – nitrl
    Mar 6, 2013 at 22:59
  • @AlEverett I think the answer is actually no. I have deleted all the files from my Cameraupload folder and they are still present if I check the web interface of Dropbox. Unintuitively, another step is required.
    – kobejohn
    Apr 14, 2013 at 14:00

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Sign in to Dropbox. From the Dropbox webpage: go to the "Camera Uploads" folder and click on the ones you want deleted. (You can use Ctrl+A to highlight all on that page.)

Then click on "delete" in the top menu.

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I merely created a new folder in my 'Pictures' folder (on PC) beside the open Dropbox 'Camera Uploads' folder and highlighted all the pics/videos I wished to remove and dragged/dropped them into my Pictures folder. Worked fine.

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