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Dropbox Chooser

Peter Evans
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I am using Dropbox chooser in my app which is under development.

Using my app I can click a button to select an image from my personal Dropbox and view it in my app.

The link is then saved in the app database to be able to show it later. This works fine for a day but the next day the links no longer work.

I am using the 'preview' type of link. I also tried with the 'direct' type and the same thing happened.

Are these links only good for 24 hours?

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Peter Evans
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FYI using ?dl=1 has solved this problem for me.

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Greg-DB
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The "direct" links do expire after four hours, but the "preview" links shouldn't expire automatically. The "preview" links can be invalidated manually, e.g., by revoking the link or deleting the file.

 

If you're seeing a "preview" link break unexpectedly, would you be able to share a sample so we can investigate? If so, feel free to open a ticket here if you'd prefer to share privately.

Peter Evans
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Thanks, have now raised a ticket.

Peter Evans
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FYI using ?dl=1 has solved this problem for me.

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