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Deleting a referral

Sergiu M.
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How can i delete a referral

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Re: Deleting a referral

Mark
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You cant, it doesnt affect anything though so just ignore it


 


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Re: Deleting a referral

melody s.6
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So, listed in my account is a referral who died two years ago.  Hmm, and I cannot remove him? Dropbox continues to send emails to his address asking him to join DB?  Sounds like a flaw....not a feature.

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Re: Deleting a referral

Muhammad Zameer
New member | Level 1

Mark Mc,

an idle referral DOES affect things,

I have alot of referrals who became dropbox users independently, despite my referral invite, others remaining are through work emails so they don't create a dropbox account at all.

 

NOW I AM SEEING A "YOU HAVE EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF REFERRALS" PROMPT BECAUSE OF THIS.

Re: Deleting a referral

Clayton G.
New member | Level 1

I have the same issue as Muhammad.  I want to delete invites so I can invite others.  How can I fix this issue?

Re: Deleting a referral

Muhammad Zameer
New member | Level 1

Dropbox support doesn't care about this flaw anymore, they are more focused on generating earnings from paid storage

Re: Deleting a referral

Mark
Super User II

Clayton. You cant. 

The 'maximum number of referrals' error is only given out when you've sent out many many referrals (I'm told thousands). Which is, to be fair, spamming. 

they are more focused on generating earnings from paid storage

To be honest if they are not generating earnings then free users won't have any service to use at all so thats hardly unreasonable is it? Although, to be fair its also very technically inaccurate as Dropbox support is only for that - support. They have a sales team for, well, sales. 


 


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Michael C.186
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I am getting a notification that I have maxed my amount of referrals. This happened through a mass email of all my contacts because I didn't know there was a max. I would think Dropbox would want as many as they can get out there. Is there any way to reverse or delete these referrals so I can now send the ones I really need?

Re: Deleting a referral

Michael C.186
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And just for the record Mark Mc I sent out around 300 and it shut me down.

Re: Deleting a referral

Mark
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300 is still a heck of a lot - spamming is not good hence limits. 

The only work around is to get a link from www.dropbox.com/referral and send it via your own email client. Just remember though if people complain they are being spammed you will lose all your referral space, not just that one  


 


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