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How to exclude My Documents from Dropbox?

How to exclude My Documents from Dropbox?

nathank9000
New member | Level 2

So, Dropbox lets me "exclude folders" by Selective Sync.

 

Problem is, this leaves the folder on the Dropbox server, but deletes it from my hard drive.

 

I want the exact opposite - leave the folder on my hard drive, and don't touch it.

 

Dropbox keeps doing weird things to my game saves & document versions and I don't like it.

 

How do I accomplish this?

 

Again, this is the OPPOSITE of Selective Sync.

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Re: How to exclude My Documents from Dropbox?

Hannah
Dropboxer
Hey @nathank9000, thanks for reaching out!

So, it sounds like you probably enabled the computer backup feature on your Dropbox application.

If you don't want your 'documents' folder to be backed up to Dropbox, you can disable the feature, by following the steps here.

Let me know if you have any questions. 

Hannah
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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