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Just migrated data from old MacBook Pro to new 16" MacBook Pro 2021 with M1 Pro chip.
Updated from Big Sur to Monterey
My Dropbox icon which used to be in menu bar has disappeared. I want it restored so that I can see when it is uploading data to Dropbox.
Dropbox asked me to set up Dropbox and I get the message: Desktop, Documents and download files "not in Default Location - Move folders back to its default location, then try again"
I don't understand what that means nor how to do it.
Deleted Dropbox app and re-downloaded the app again.
It still does not show the icon in the menu bar.
Thanks in advance
Solved my problem by downloading Bartender. It looks like the spacing between icons in the menu bar was too wide. Reducing it showed the Dropbox icon.
Walter gave me a solution to the problem, but I had already solved it with Bartender. However, I wonder if someone can tell me what the "default location of Desktop, Documents and Downloads folders" is on a Mac.
Thanks Walter for your prompt assistance.
I installed Dropbox a few days back and i just found out my entire desktop was moved into C:\Users\My Username\Dropbox\My PC (My PC Name)\Desktop. Is there anyway I can restore my desktop to its default location?
I have already checked the other posts and they somehow don't work for me:
1) I've tried moving back to default however it keeps popping out an error saying the filename is too long.
2) I tried manually moving the file back to C:\Users\My Username\Desktop but it wouldn't show it on my desktop
Thanks in advance
Hey there, @Veritaszzzz, I hope you're doing well!
It seems you're referring to our Computer Backup. Have you followed these steps when trying to disable it?
Let me know more!
Hi. This is day 3 of my trying to resolve this Dropbox issue with Apple who cannot help further as Dropbox isn't a supported application. Dropbox has taken over my finder all the native folders i.e. Documents, Desktop and Downloads and I can't access them. So basically for work my MacBook is unusable. How can I change the dropbox settings so I can reconfigure my Finder. I opened a test user account and that works fine.
It seems you have enabled Computer backup. Can you take a look into this Help Center article if you wish to disable it, and revert your content back and let me know if you have any questions?
Thanks a bunch!
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