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Delete a recent file

benix89
Explorer | Level 3

Hello to all,

in my recent files, there is a contacts.xls file that I can't delete but only edit.
I can't find the file in the "all files" section but only in the recent ones.
How can I delete it?

Thanks

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Re: Delete a recent file

Hannah
Dropboxer
Hey @benix89, welcome aboard the Dropbox Community!

Do you perhaps see the file in your 'shared' tab?

If you see it, it means it's a shared file and you should be able to remove it from the '...' (ellipsis) button on the right.

Let me know how it goes!

Hannah
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Re: Delete a recent file

benix89
Explorer | Level 3

Hello @Hannah,

thanks for the reply. I searched for shared but I don't have any files or folders or links inside.

 

What can I do?

 

Re: Delete a recent file

Hannah
Dropboxer
Thanks for the update here and happy Friday!

Are you also not able to see the option to delete it from your 'recents' page?

You should be able to see a '...' (ellipsis) button on the far right of the file name. Once you click that, you should see an option to 'Delete...'

Can you try and let me know? If you don't see this option, can you please send me a screenshot of the options you see?

Could it also be that you just opened someone else's shared link to this file and previewed it recently?

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Re: Delete a recent file

benix89
Explorer | Level 3

Hi Hannah,
thanks again for your support.
As you can see from the screenshot, the only option for the file is open.

If I click on it, the file opens.

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