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Dropbox to sync with other account without saving local drive

Dropbox to sync with other account without saving local drive

ghysner
Explorer | Level 3

Hi all,

 

The problem:

 

1) Our bridge club is part of 'The Common Game' (TCG) . We receive game files from them via shared sync.

2) The folder we sync with is owned by TCG.

3) I do not want DB to backup any of the file on our local PCs or even know of them.

 

How do I make this happen?

 

 

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Hannah
Dropbox Staff

Hey @ghysner, welcome aboard the Dropbox Community.

 

If I understand correctly, you'd like to receive shared files, but you don't want them to sync to your computers.

 

In that case, if the folder is already shared and added to your account, you can use selective sync to remove it.

 

The files will still be sent to you, but you'll only be able to access them on dropbox.com.

 

Otherwise, the people sharing the files with you, can send you a 'view-only' link to the folder.

 

This will give you access to the files, but they won't take up space in your accounts and thus your computers.

 

Let me know if you have any questions!


Hannah
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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