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Moving Dropbox to external drive on a Mac

Moving Dropbox to external drive on a Mac

heathbeth8
Explorer | Level 3

My MacBook is about out of storage so I got a 1T external drive. I've been trying to move the Dropbox sync location to the external drive and it won't work. At first it was because the Mac backup was to the same external drive but I turned that off. Now I still get the error "Error with Selected Folder: Backup no supported on a different drive. Diable Mac Bcuop before moving Dropbox to a different drive"

 

How to fix??

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Re: Moving Dropbox to external drive on a Mac

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @heathbeth8, thanks for messaging today!

Are you certain that you've disabled the computer backup option on your device?

Are you trying to move the Dropbox folder using the desktop app?

Keep me updated with any progress!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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