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ID of deleted folders

ID of deleted folders

sty6
Explorer | Level 3

Is there a way to retrieve the IDs of deleted folders? We are trying to use download_zip on some deleted folders and it cannot find deleted folders by path.  Are there any alternatives to downloading deleted folders without restoring them?

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Re: ID of deleted folders

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

The Dropbox API doesn't return the file/folder ID for DeletedMetadata, but I'll pass this along as a feature request.

The /2/files/download and /2/files/download_zip endpoints don't support downloading deleted files/folders though, nor is there another way to do so, so you'd need to restore anything you want to download first anyway. I'll send this along as a feature request as well. I can't promise if or when these might be implemented though. 

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Re: ID of deleted folders

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

The Dropbox API doesn't return the file/folder ID for DeletedMetadata, but I'll pass this along as a feature request.

The /2/files/download and /2/files/download_zip endpoints don't support downloading deleted files/folders though, nor is there another way to do so, so you'd need to restore anything you want to download first anyway. I'll send this along as a feature request as well. I can't promise if or when these might be implemented though. 

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