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Dropbox won't let me stop upload?


Dropbox won't let me stop upload?

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Hey guys, I need some serious help. I was trying to downlaod dropbox because I only really wanted to send one fiule to one of my freinds. Long story short, I was able to send it through email, but I want to stop the uplading processs because it is interferring with my work at home. The Dropbox app qill nto let stop or pause the upload even on the desktop app. I have tried teh instructions from the forums here about accessing my profile (hitting the initial button), but there is no option to pause the process. I really didn't want all my files on dropbox, and I want to remove them all from dropbox.


Thank you

Nick Cordon

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Re: Dropbox won't let me stop upload?


Hi @NickCordon, thanks for joining the Community!


It sounds like you're referring to the automatic computer backup feature in the Dropbox desktop application. Could you first try disabling the computer backup from Dropbox using the steps in the above article to see if this helps?


Afterwards, you can move the files from the Dropbox folder back to their original locations, which will also delete them from the site.


Let me know how it goes!

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