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OLD look vs NEW look

OLD look vs NEW look

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How can I get the OLD look back so it looks like a regular folder? Also, I find I cannot right click and copy files to my desktop and vice versa, it seems I now have to copy and paste, what's up with that? The older way was MUCH more user friendly and it also felt more like a regular folder like any other one on my desktop. Is there a way to revert back to an older version of DropBox where things looked normal?

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Re: OLD look vs NEW look

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Under the General tab (that you show on your first screenshot), there is the option to Open folders in at the very bottom. 

 

If you click below it, where it says Dropbox desktop app, you should be given the option to change it to your Finder/File Explorer. 

 

Try that out and let me know how it goes, thanks!


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Re: OLD look vs NEW look

Dropboxer

Hi there @Rattex, thanks for posting your question here and for sharing your feedback for the desktop app. 

 

You can go back to using your Finder/File Explorer by changing your desktop app's preferences. 

 

There's more information on this, here

 

Could you try that out and let me know if it does the trick for you? 

 

Give me a nudge whenever you have any updates for me, cheers!


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Re: OLD look vs NEW look

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I got this far, but now what do I do to make it look like it used to, I want the OLD way back how do I revert?I got this far, but now what do I do to make it look like it used to, I want the OLD way back how do I revert?

 

Re: OLD look vs NEW look

Helpful | Level 6

 

I don't like this new look... I want to go back to how it was before!!I don't like this new look... I want to go back to how it was before!!

 

Re: OLD look vs NEW look

Dropboxer

Under the General tab (that you show on your first screenshot), there is the option to Open folders in at the very bottom. 

 

If you click below it, where it says Dropbox desktop app, you should be given the option to change it to your Finder/File Explorer. 

 

Try that out and let me know how it goes, thanks!


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Re: OLD look vs NEW look

Helpful | Level 6

OMG! Lusil! You are AMAZING!  It worked!  I feel normal again!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!

Re: OLD look vs NEW look

Dropboxer

You're very, very, very welcome, @Rattex.

 

If anything else comes up, just give us another shout. 

 

In the meantime, I hope you have a lovely day ahead!


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Re: OLD look vs NEW look

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Lusil, I wish I could send you a BIG KISS, you have NO idea how much this has helped me!

Yes, thank you, I will certainly not hesitate to give you guys a shout, and hopefully YOU will be there!

You have a lovely day ahead too, because you have made mine PERFECT!

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