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Changed Dropbox password and this changed my Gmail password

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Changed Dropbox password and this changed my Gmail password

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I recently received an email advising that I must log in to my Dropbox account otherwise my account would be deleted.

 

I had forgotten my Dropbox password and had to change my password in order to access my account to ensure it wouldn't be deleted, however, this somehow caused my Gmail account password to also be updated.

 

Can you please confirm why this happened? How much data from Gmail can be accessed by Dropbox as a result?

 

I have since changed my Gmail password as I do not want my data shared between them.

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Re: Changed Dropbox password and this changed my Gmail password

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Hi there @rm88, I hope you're having a good day so far!

 

It wouldn't be possible for your Google account password to be edited or even accessed by Dropbox. Can you let me know how you reset your password? 

 

Is it possible that you use the "Sign in with Google" option to sign into your Dropbox account? In this case, you may have updated your Google password in order to use this option to sign into your Dropbox account.

 

Let me know - thanks!


Daphne
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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