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Re: DropBox Uninstall - Mac

What happens to my files if I uninstall?

thesaint210
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If I uninstall Dropbox, do the files on my computer get deleted?

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Lusil
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Hi there @thesaint210, thanks for dropping by the Dropbox Community!

 

In general, uninstalling the Dropbox desktop app doesn't remove the files in your Dropbox folder from your hard drive.

 

Instead, it becomes like any other folder on your computer that doesn't sync to your account online. 

 

You can find more information about this, here

 

Let me know if you have any other questions, cheers!


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Lusil
Dropbox Staff
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Hi there @thesaint210, thanks for dropping by the Dropbox Community!

 

In general, uninstalling the Dropbox desktop app doesn't remove the files in your Dropbox folder from your hard drive.

 

Instead, it becomes like any other folder on your computer that doesn't sync to your account online. 

 

You can find more information about this, here

 

Let me know if you have any other questions, cheers!


Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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