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How long can I use a Free Dropbox for? Will I have to pay at some point?

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How long can I use a Free Dropbox for? Will I have to pay at some point?

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When Dropbox began, it had a free time limit of 2 years. Once those 2 yrs were up, you had to either pay to continue, or download all your files and cancel your subscription.
That was in 2005, or so, and I canceled.
I don't see any mention of time limits for a free subscription, is it still limited to 2 years?

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Dropbox has never had a time limit on it.... what has often had time limits on it, however, were bonus spaces. So if you had a bonus space that would get removed after 2 years and then you'd just go down to the free account (2gb or more if you've earnt it).

So, its free for as long as you want it and as long as you keep using it - they do delete accounts which are not used in a long time.

 


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Dropbox has never had a time limit on it.... what has often had time limits on it, however, were bonus spaces. So if you had a bonus space that would get removed after 2 years and then you'd just go down to the free account (2gb or more if you've earnt it).

So, its free for as long as you want it and as long as you keep using it - they do delete accounts which are not used in a long time.

 


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And to add to what @Mark said, Dropbox was not around at that time (2005) - could it be that you're talking about another service whatsoever @iluminameluna?



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