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How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

Explorer | Level 4

Hello,

I'd like to directly open the Windows-style folder, but it takes two steps after I click the samll icon shown in the task bar. Does anyone have suggestion? Thank you very much.

Nyoshi

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Re: How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

Dropboxer

Hi @Nyoshi; thanks for keeping me in the loop; I'm glad to hear this helped!

 

As for your additional query, I'd suggest creating a shortcut to your Dropbox folder so you can access it from your desktop directly.

 

Apart from that, you can also pin it to your Quick Access menu.

 

Let me know if you have any follow up questions, Yoshihide.


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Re: How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

Dropboxer

Hi @Nyoshi; thanks for using Dropbox and welcome aboard!

 

To directly get to the chase, you can choose for folders to open automatically in the Dropbox folder in Finder/File Explorer or the desktop app. To change that preference, please follow these steps: 

  1. Click the Dropbox icon in your system tray or menu bar
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials) in the upper right corner.
  3. Click Preferences….
  4. Click the dropdown next to Open folders in: and choose Finder/File Explorer or Dropbox desktop app according to your needs. 

I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any more questions. 


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Re: How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

Explorer | Level 4

Hi Walter,

Thank you very much for your very detailed reply! It worked. 

I didnt know what I mentioned Windows-style folder was File Explorer.

I suppose that, in the previous Dropbox, I arrived at File Explorer directly without the window including my avatar.

Is it possbile to skip the avatar widow?

Yoshihide

Re: How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

Dropboxer

Hi @Nyoshi; thanks for keeping me in the loop; I'm glad to hear this helped!

 

As for your additional query, I'd suggest creating a shortcut to your Dropbox folder so you can access it from your desktop directly.

 

Apart from that, you can also pin it to your Quick Access menu.

 

Let me know if you have any follow up questions, Yoshihide.


Walter
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: How can I directly open the Windows-style folder?

Explorer | Level 4

Hi Walter,

Thank you very much for your kind messages!

Both of them are nice solutions.

I'd like to try them.

I really appreciate you.

Yoshihide

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