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How do notifications work for shared folders?

Explorer | Level 3

Trying to understand what actions result in user notifications.

 

If I unshare a folder with a user, will the user be notified?  How email, text msg, etc?

 

What if I do not unshare the folder, but I change the user fdrom "edit" to "view"-- will there be any sort of notification?

 

Thanks

 

 

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Re: Changing permissions

Dropboxer

Hey @BDG22039, welcome to the Dropbox Community. 

 

In general, users aren't notified upon unsharing a folder or if you change their edit/view-only permissions. 

 

Depending on their notification settings though, they may receive a weekly digest of the activity in shared folders that they are a member of. 

 

You can find more information about desktop/mobile app notifications here, and more about email notifications in this article

 

I hope this helps!


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Re: Changing permissions

Dropboxer

Hey @BDG22039, welcome to the Dropbox Community. 

 

In general, users aren't notified upon unsharing a folder or if you change their edit/view-only permissions. 

 

Depending on their notification settings though, they may receive a weekly digest of the activity in shared folders that they are a member of. 

 

You can find more information about desktop/mobile app notifications here, and more about email notifications in this article

 

I hope this helps!


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Re: Changing permissions

Explorer | Level 3

Ah - so if I stop getting the weeklies, then I must have been unshared . . . thanks

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Re: Changing permissions

Dropboxer

Glad I could help, @BDG22039

 

If you have any other questions in the future, don't hesitate to give us another nudge. 

 

In the meantime, I hope you have a lovely day ahead!


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