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Help - Invited to join a team account but it wants me to create another account for me....

New member | Level 2

HI

I have my own dropbox account.  A person I am volunteering with has sent me a link to join her business team account, which she has recently created (instead of the personal share we had before for her files).  When I click to join it gives me the choice of integrating my account with hers (which I dont want) or creating a new account with a different email for my personal account (I dont have and dont want another email account).  Without doing this I cant access the files

I am obviously missing the obvious ...any suggestions

Thanks

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Re: Help - Invited to join a team account but it wants me to create another account for me....

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@Miss M wrote:

I don't want to start another account, nor do I want to merge my existing account.


Those are your only two options if they don't want to use a shared folder instead. The preferred option is to create another account for joining the team. If you merge your own account it bascially belongs to the team at that point, and if you're removed, the account is deleted. The safest option is to use a second account.

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Re: Help - Invited to join a team account but it wants me to create another account for me....

Dropboxer

Hi @LookoutSB, thanks for checking in with us!

Since you don't want a separate Dropbox account, you can go ahead and transfer your existing one to the team. 

You can find more info about joining a Business team in this article

Let me know if you have any other questions!


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


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Re: Help - Invited to join a team account but it wants me to create another account for me....

New member | Level 2

I have the same problem. I don't want to start another account, nor do I want to merge my existing account. 

 

I have tried to explain Shared Folders, which I believe is the best way to solve this, but the person persists in wanting me to join the team. 

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Re: Help - Invited to join a team account but it wants me to create another account for me....

Super User II

@Miss M wrote:

I don't want to start another account, nor do I want to merge my existing account.


Those are your only two options if they don't want to use a shared folder instead. The preferred option is to create another account for joining the team. If you merge your own account it bascially belongs to the team at that point, and if you're removed, the account is deleted. The safest option is to use a second account.

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