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Re: Personal Dropbox Files Now Show On Work Account And All My Workmates Can Access Them

My personal files from my desktop at home became accessible to everyone at our work Dropbox account.

razzyfish
New member | Level 2

Hi, 

Recently (I don't know how) my personal files from my desktop at home became accessible to everyone at work on our work dropbox account. I have been unsuccessful at trying to unlink them. At work we all use the same email address to access the dropbox files. Can anyone help?

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Rich
Super User II

@razzyfish wrote:

At work we all use the same email address to access the dropbox files.


You should let them know that sharing an account like that is against the terms and can result in the account being deleted. Accounts are meant for individuals. Even with Team or Family accounts, each person has their own account that they use to access the shared space.

 


... my personal files from my desktop at home became accessible to everyone at work on our work dropbox account. I have been unsuccessful at trying to unlink them.

We would need more information about how the files are appearing in the account. Perhaps you enabled the backup feature and your key folders were moved into Dropbox?

razzyfish
New member | Level 2

Thank you for your reply. I let my employer know, his response" we've always had them set up like that"! So I'll leave that with him. In the meantime it would appear that I've accidently enabled backup as they didn't have access prior to Apr 24. Any ideas how to fix this?

 

Walter
Dropbox Staff

Hey @razzyfish, you should be able to delete or disable your backups from this page

 

Let us know if you have any other questions. 


Walter
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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