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How can I log out from my Dropbox account on my desktop?

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How can I log out from my Dropbox account on my desktop?

New member | Level 2

Hi everyone. 

I need help logging out of dropbox on the desktop as currently it is accessible to anyone using my computer. There really is no privacy here. How can I log out and sign in only when I need to use dropbox? Need step by step log out instructions please. thanks

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Re: logging out of dropbox on desktop

Super User II

There is no sign out process. You can unlink and relink the computer from your Dropbox account as needed. Keep in mind that this does not delete the Dropbox folder or your files within it from the computer. It simply stops Dropbox from syncing your files and removes that computer from your account. If you have a Basic (free) account, you should understand the device limit before doing so.

The better course of action is to secure the computer account you're using so others cannot access your files or your Dropbox application. Each user of the comptuer should have their own user account. If that's not possible, then you should limit your use of Dropbox to the website, where you can sign in and out and upload or download files as needed.

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Re: logging out of dropbox on desktop

Super User II

There is no sign out process. You can unlink and relink the computer from your Dropbox account as needed. Keep in mind that this does not delete the Dropbox folder or your files within it from the computer. It simply stops Dropbox from syncing your files and removes that computer from your account. If you have a Basic (free) account, you should understand the device limit before doing so.

The better course of action is to secure the computer account you're using so others cannot access your files or your Dropbox application. Each user of the comptuer should have their own user account. If that's not possible, then you should limit your use of Dropbox to the website, where you can sign in and out and upload or download files as needed.

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