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Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

itsjustj
Explorer | Level 3

The Dropbox system says I've exceeded my quota because it's 2GB.  My current storge is 2.9GB.  So question is, how can I audit that to find out which files (only 14 in Dropbox) are costing me 2.9G.  Just doesn't make sense.

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Re: Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

Mark
Super User II

It depends upon what type the files are - music or video files for example could take up a lot of quota. 

 

At www.dropbox.com/home if you mouse over the menu bar near 'Modified' you can see a down arrow. Click on that to change what options are displayed. You can make one show size which should help.


 


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Re: Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

Mark
Super User II

It depends upon what type the files are - music or video files for example could take up a lot of quota. 

 

At www.dropbox.com/home if you mouse over the menu bar near 'Modified' you can see a down arrow. Click on that to change what options are displayed. You can make one show size which should help.


 


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Re: Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

itsjustj
Explorer | Level 3

 

See screenshot for details about your instructions  

 

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Re: Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

Mark
Super User II

The word MODIFIED appears just under your yellow box, to the right of NAME. 

 

You need to mouse over that word to see the dropdown box. 


 


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Re: Answers on how 14 files make up for current storage of 2.9G

itsjustj
Explorer | Level 3

You were right that sometimes files end up large than I thought.  So after seeing the size of each, I found Dropbox was pretty right on the storage size I was using.  So thanks to everyone.  This was quicker than most emails to support desks for other products I have.  Thanks again.  

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