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Is it mandatory to download a folder in myDropbox if I want to add files to it?

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I want to create a folder where the members can upload their own files without having to download the fulfolder to their dropbox

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Re: Is it mandatory to download a folder in myDropbox if I want to add files to it?

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Hi there @Nausica_Ada, welcome to the Dropbox Community!

If you'd like to receive content from others without them needing to keep said content in their accounts, you can create a File Request and invite everyone to add files to it.

This is a very handy feature because they don't need to have a Dropbox account on their end, and you can disable it at any time.

Alternatively, if you share a folder with others, as you mentioned, they will need to keep it in their accounts and also have edit permissions in order to add content. This, in turn, will take up account space for them, too. 

Let me know if this helps!

 


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Re: Is it mandatory to download a folder in myDropbox if I want to add files to it?

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Hi there @Nausica_Ada, welcome to the Dropbox Community!

If you'd like to receive content from others without them needing to keep said content in their accounts, you can create a File Request and invite everyone to add files to it.

This is a very handy feature because they don't need to have a Dropbox account on their end, and you can disable it at any time.

Alternatively, if you share a folder with others, as you mentioned, they will need to keep it in their accounts and also have edit permissions in order to add content. This, in turn, will take up account space for them, too. 

Let me know if this helps!

 


Celeste
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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