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Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Snowisper
Explorer | Level 3

Have only had dropbox for about a month, only sharing one file, and it keeps prompting me to upgrade because I'm over full, which I dont understand how because there's currently nothing in the folders!!

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Re: Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Mark
Super User II

Hi @Snowisper 

 

Shared folders use up your quota, so, my guess is thats where all your space has gone. See www.dropbox.com/account for your quota info 🙂


 


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Re: Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Snowisper
Explorer | Level 3

I dont understand how my shared folders count as I didnt ask for them to be listed on Dropbox in the first place. How do I unshare my folders? I can't find it anywhere!

Re: Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Mark
Super User II

Shared folders can only be in your account if you accept them, however, its easy to leave them. Just follow https://help.dropbox.com/files-folders/share/leave-shared-folder


 


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Re: Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Snowisper
Explorer | Level 3

I tried following these instructions but the ONLY thing I see in my dropbox is "My PC (pcname)". And when I click on the three dots after I over my mouse over My PC, I dont see an "unshare" nor do I see a "delete". Am I doing something wrong?

Re: Dropbox Full, but I see no files in the folder

Walter
Dropboxer

It sounds like you're using the computer backup feature @Snowisper.

 

Could you have a look at this Help Center article and let us know if that's the case?


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