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I'm trying to delete 15K files but system only lets me delete 1K at a time.

I'm trying to delete 15K files but system only lets me delete 1K at a time.

D3dC3ntur10n
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I'm attempting to remove more than 15,000 photos from 2017, but the system only lets me delete 1,000 at a time. Is there a quicker method than manually clicking through and waiting for Dropbox to delete them? I have sufficient storage space; I simply want to tidy up by removing the older photos I've already backed up elsewhere.

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Rich
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@D3dC3ntur10n wrote:

Is there a quicker method than manually clicking through and waiting for Dropbox to delete them?


If you're syncing all of your files to your computer, it's faster to make bulk edits/deletions in Explorer or Finder and allowing everything to sync back to Dropbox. If you're working on the Dropbox website, you're limited to what you're seeing.

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