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Allow to download a file

Allow to download a file

Pass Hill
New member | Level 2

Is it possible using Dropbox to send a direct link (not email) to someone else so it's possible for him/her to download (not only view) my file? Dropbox guidelines & advices do not give answers concerning "download". Dropbox is using terms like editing, views, etc.

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Re: Allow to download a file

Hannah
Dropboxer
Hey @Pass Hill, thanks for posting in Dropbox Community!

With Dropbox, you can create a shareable link to any file or folder in your Dropbox account. Anyone with the link can view and download the contents, but can’t edit them.

This article will give you all the info you need and steps on how to create a shared link.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Hannah
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Re: Allow to download a file

Hannah
Dropboxer
Hey @Pass Hill, thanks for posting in Dropbox Community!

With Dropbox, you can create a shareable link to any file or folder in your Dropbox account. Anyone with the link can view and download the contents, but can’t edit them.

This article will give you all the info you need and steps on how to create a shared link.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Hannah
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Allow to download a file

AlanWhite
New member | Level 2

Hi Hannah!

 

Not being able to edit it...that also means they cannot delete it, yes? But they can definitely download it?

 

Thanks in advance,

Alan

Re: Allow to download a file

Walter
Dropboxer
Hey @AlanWhite, sorry to jump in here - I just wanted to mention that the answer to your questions is yes and yes. 

Let us know if you have any other questions!

Walter
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