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Is it possible to delete files only from Dropbox and not from my PC or phone? Every time I try to delete files from Dropbox it wants to delete the files from all associated folders (eg. my phone and PC.
Hi there @ladyexec8, thanks for checking in with us.
Due to syncing, any file changes you make on your account are applied to the website, and any device that has the apps installed. This also includes deletions.
Out of curiosity though, would you like to be able to save the same file on both your computer and phone, and delete it from your Dropbox account, all in one step?
Looking forward to hearing back from you!
LusilCommunity Moderator @ Dropboxdropbox.com/support
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I would love to be able to save the same file on both my computer and phone, and delete it from my Dropbox account all in one step! I hope that it will be possible in the next upgrade.
Thanks for clarifying that @ladyexec8!
While it's not currently possible to do that, you could always suggest this in our dedicated area of the Community here.
If there's anything else that we can help with, don't hesitate to get back to us here. We'd be happy to help out.
Hope you have a great rest of your week!
DaphneCommunity Moderator @ Dropboxdropbox.com/support
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