cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements
Want to learn some quick and useful tips to make your day easier? Check out how Calvin uses Replay to get feedback from other teams at Dropbox here.

Create, upload, and share

Find help to solve issues with creating, uploading, and sharing files and folders in Dropbox. Get support and advice from the Dropbox Community.

cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Share a subfolder to non-dropbox users with write access

Share a subfolder to non-dropbox users with write access

adk3
New member | Level 2
Go to solution

Hello,

 

I have a shared folder with other Dropbox users.  We would like to create a sub-folder in the Shared folder and have other non-Dropbox users be able to EDIT the files in that sub-folder.  Kind of like having a sub-folder as the Public folder, I think.

Is this possible?

Thank you.

1 Accepted Solution

Accepted Solutions

Rich
Super User II
Go to solution

@adk3 wrote:

We would like to create a sub-folder in the Shared folder and have other non-Dropbox users be able to EDIT the files in that sub-folder. ... Is this possible?


No. You can share a link to the subfolder for view/download access, but they won't be able to edit the files in the folder. Additionally, there's no option that allows non-Dropbox users edit access, even in a (non-sub) shared folder. Edit access to a shared file or folder requires a Dropbox account.

View solution in original post

1 Reply 1

Rich
Super User II
Go to solution

@adk3 wrote:

We would like to create a sub-folder in the Shared folder and have other non-Dropbox users be able to EDIT the files in that sub-folder. ... Is this possible?


No. You can share a link to the subfolder for view/download access, but they won't be able to edit the files in the folder. Additionally, there's no option that allows non-Dropbox users edit access, even in a (non-sub) shared folder. Edit access to a shared file or folder requires a Dropbox account.

Need more support?
Who's talking

Top contributors to this post

  • User avatar
    Rich Super User II
What do Dropbox user levels mean?