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Dropbox is a cloud-based storage and file sharing service that allows users to store files online and access them from any device with an internet connection. Dropbox can be used for personal or business purposes, and offers a free and paid subscription plan.

Since its inception in 2007, Dropbox has become one of the most popular cloud-based storage services available. In addition to its simple user interface and cross-platform compatibility, Dropbox also offers a number of features that make it an attractive option for both personal and business users. These features include:

  • Automatic syncing so that files are always up-to-date on all devices
  • File sharing capabilities so that files can be easily shared with others
  • Offline access to files so that they can be accessed even when not connected to the internet
  • A variety of integration options with other software programs

Dropbox is available as a free download for Mac, PC, Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10, and Kindle Fire devices. A paid subscription plan is also available which offers additional storage space and features.

Does Deleting Files From Dropbox Delete From Computer?

When you delete a file from Dropbox, it’s no longer visible in any of the folders you see in your account. However, the file isn’t permanently deleted until aftr your recovery window. Dropbox Basic, Plus, and Family accounts can recover deleted files for 30 days.

How to Delete Files From Dropbox

How Do I Delete Files From Dropbox But Not My Computer?

There are a few ways to delete files from Dropbox but not your computer. You can use the selective sync feature in the Dropbox menu to uncheck folders that you no longer need on your computer’s hard drive, or you can delete files directly from Dropbox using the web interface. If you want to delete files from your computer but keep them in Dropbox, you can use the Dropbox desktop app to move them to the trash.

Will Deleting Photos From Phone Delete From Dropbox?

Photos that are deleted from an iPhone will not be automatically deleted from a Dropbox account. This makes Dropbox a safer and more reliable option for online photo storage than iCloud Photo Library.


Will Dropbox Delete Files From My Online Storage?

Yes, if you delete a file from your Dropbox folder on your computer, it will be deleted from the online Dropbox server and any other devices you are syncing to.

How Do I Delete Dropbox Files From My Iphone?

To delete a file from your Dropbox on your iPhone:

1. Launch the Dropbox app and navigate to the file you’d like to delete from your Dropbox.
2. Tap the blue down arrow to the right of the file.
3. Tap Delete to delete the file from Dropbox, your phone, and all computers connected to your account.

How Do I Permanently Delete Files From Dropbox?

To permanently delete files from Dropbox, follow thse steps:

1. In the left sidebar, click Deleted files.
2. Check the box next to the file or folder you’d like to permanently delete.
3. Click Permanently delete.
4. Click Permanently delete again to confirm.

How Do I Remove Items From Dropbox?

There are a few ways to delete files from Dropbox. You can use the web interface, the desktop app, or the mobile app.

To delete a file using the web interface, navigate to the folder that contains the file you want to delete. Click on the file and then click on the trash can icon in the toolbar aboe the file list. A confirmation dialog will appear. Click on Delete to confirm your deletion.

To delete a file using the desktop app, navigate to the folder that contains the file you want to delete. Right-click on the file and select Delete from the menu. A confirmation dialog will appear. Click on Delete to confirm your deletion.

To delete a file uing the mobile app, navigate to the folder that contains the file you want to delete. Tap on the three dots below the file. Tap Delete. Tap Delete to confirm your deletion.

How Do I Remove Shared Files From Dropbox Without Deleting Them?

To remove a shared file or folder from your Dropbox account:

Hover over the name of the file or folder you want to unshare and click the share icon (rectangle with up arrow). Click Settings or the gear icon in the top right. Click either Link for editing or Link for viewing depending on wich link you’d like to remove. Click Delete link.

Does Dropbox Take Up Space On My IPhone?

Yes, Dropbox does take up space on your iPhone. However, it is a very small amount of space and it can be easily cleared up by removing files from your Favorites list.

Does Dropbox Save Your Photos Forever?

Dropbox saves deleted and previous versions of files for a specific period of time so you can recover them if desired. After that time, the deleted files are marked for permanent deletion in our system and are purged from our storage servers.

Can I Delete Pictures Off My Phone If They Are On ICloud?

Yes, you can delete pictures from your phone if they are also on iCloud. However, if you delete them from your phone, they will be deleted from iCloud, too. To get around this, you can turn off iCloud photo sharing, sign in to a different iCloud account, or use a cloud server other than iCloud for photo sharing.

Does Dropbox Delete Files After Inactivity?

Dropbox does not delete files after inactivity. Your account will be automatically deactivated—and your files deleted—90 days after you reach 12 months of inactivity.

How Do I Remove Dropbox From My Hard Drive?

To remove Dropbox from your hard drive:

Open your Dropbox desktop app preferences. Click the Sync tab. Under Selective Sync, click Choose folders (Mac) or Selective Sync… (Windows). Uncheck the folders you’d like removed. Click Update.

Why Is Dropbox Syncing All My Files?

Dropbox is syncing all your files because it wants to ensure that you have a copy of your files on your computer while they are re-syncing. This process is just a precaution in case something goes wrong dring the re-sync. It’s recommended that you don’t touch the “Dropbox (Old)” folder while this process is happening.

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