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How to prevent dropbox from backing up selected files/folder

How to prevent dropbox from backing up selected files/folder

qvyang
New member | Level 2

Dropbox backs up all the files in my Dropbox folder by default. My free plan is almost out of space. To save some storage on my Dropbox I'd like to prevent Dropbox from backing up certain files/directory in my Dropbox folder. Unfortunately, I can't move the file/folder out of my Dropbox folder.

 

I know Dropbox use to have this feature to selectively back up files (not selective sync). Is this feature still available?

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Re: How to prevent dropbox from backing up selected files/folder

Rich
Super User II

@qvyang wrote:

To save some storage on my Dropbox I'd like to prevent Dropbox from backing up certain files/directory in my Dropbox folder. Unfortunately, I can't move the file/folder out of my Dropbox folder.


Disable the computer backup feature.

 

Re: How to prevent dropbox from backing up selected files/folder

qvyang
New member | Level 2

Thanks for the reply! I've never used the computer backup feature and it's already turned off. 

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