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Account downgrade and transferring of files

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How do I do a  downgrade of my account? What happens to my files after the downgrade? If I transfer them to a different folder in dropbox will they  be lost after the downgrade takes effect?

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Re: Account downgrade and transferring of files

Hey there @Camile! Let’s tackle your questions one by one. 
First, if you’d like to cancel your Plus or Professional plan:
  1. Sign in to
  2. Click your avatar or profile picture.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Plan.
  5. At the bottom of the page, choose Cancel plan.
If you’re a member of a Business team, you can leave the team. If you’d like to cancel your Business subscription and you’re the admin:
  1. Sign in to with your admin account.
  2. Click Admin Console.
  3. Select the Billing tab.
  4. Click Manage subscriptions.
  5. Click Cancel your plan.
Please remember that when you downgrade, your Dropbox account may go over quota. This means that your files will no longer sync between devices that are connected to your Dropbox account and you won’t be able to add/restore/edit files via the website
Furthermore, I’d kindly recommend moving files to other folders before the downgrade, in case your account goes over the storage limit after the downgrade. In order to make space, I’d recommend either making space by removing unwanted content (including shared folders), as well as earning space. You can find more info on your Dropbox account’s space by visiting your Plan tab in your Settings.
Nevertheless, please remember that already existing files in your Dropbox accounts won’t get deleted after the downgrade. 
I hope this helps! grinning face with smiling eyes

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