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What is the "Public" folder for?

What is the "Public" folder for?

Rebecca16
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The Dropbox created folder labeled "Public" - what is its purpose and what happens if we delete it?

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Rich
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@Rebecca16 wrote:

The Dropbox created folder labeled "Public" - what is its purpose and what happens if we delete it?


The Public folder was a method of sharing that was discontinued in 2017. If you still have a Public folder now, it acts no different from any other folder that you've created. It's just a regular folder.

 

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Rich
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@Rebecca16 wrote:

The Dropbox created folder labeled "Public" - what is its purpose and what happens if we delete it?


The Public folder was a method of sharing that was discontinued in 2017. If you still have a Public folder now, it acts no different from any other folder that you've created. It's just a regular folder.

 

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