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How to manage file downloads? More specifically, stop auto downloads!

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How to manage file downloads? More specifically, stop auto downloads! Just started and when installing it added files from my computer that I didn't want to go to Dropbox! 

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Re: How to manage file downloads? More specifically, stop auto downloads!

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Hi @BMike517, thanks for posting today!

 

It sounds like you enabled 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 folders and files back to their previous locations, which will also delete them from the Dropbox account online.

 

 

If you need any more details, feel free to message back!

 


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I used to have same problem at the beginning and it was very frustrating. I disabled the automatic backup (Just as Jay recommended) and selected specific filesthat I wanted to download. 

 

 

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Jay, 

 

thank you very much, that seems to do the trick!

 

BMike517

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Glad to hear it works for you, @BMike517.

 

Enjoy your week ahead!


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