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massilupia
New member | Level 2

Hello everybody. with the latest app update for my macbook air, the dropbox location on my mac moved and now i can't change it anymore. Moreover, I can no longer choose to synchronize some folders and others not, because the items in the drop-down menu have changed and I don't know which one to put.

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Mark
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There has been some changes due to Apple updates. 

 

Have a read of https://help.dropbox.com/installs/macos-support-for-expected-changes and see if that helps. 


 


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massilupia
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Do you know how can I remove the sync from my Mac without losing anything? Thanks

Mark
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If you have Backup enabled you need to turn it off first https://help.dropbox.com/organize/how-to-use-dropbox-backup#disable

 

Then make sure everything that you need local is local (i.e. set to sync to device) and uninstall Dropbox


 


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massilupia
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I don't know how to figure out that everything I need locally is local

Mark
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If you are a free user it isnt relevant to you 🙂 If not do the OPPOSITE of https://help.dropbox.com/nl-nl/sync/make-files-online-only


 


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massilupia
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Screenshot 2022-12-30 alle 17.46.27.png

this is how looks like my finder. I stopped files sync but I don't know if I can delete dropbox app without losing my files.

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