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Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

Explorer | Level 3

When I try to look at a certain files photos, it just just shows up with a weird stock image of a white back ground with two grey triangles and a grey circle above it. What does this mean?

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Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

Dropboxer

Hi @Gandalffmist, I'd be happy to help. 

 

Could you just send me a screenshot (without any personal info) of what you're seeing so that I have a better visual of it as well?

 

Looking forward to hearing back from you!


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Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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Im not sure how to send you a screenshot hahq

Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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If you're not seeing an option to upload a file beneath your reply's box when responding, you can share a link to your screenshot instead @Gandalffmist.

 

While we re at it, can you clarify if you're on a desktop device or a mobile one? 

 

Can you view those files normally on your machine after downloading them from our website? 


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Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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Im on a mobile device

Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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And are you able to preview those normally on our website (through a web browser)? 


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Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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No, they still look like those symbols

Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

Dropboxer

Just to make sure that we're on the same page, are you able to open the photos by tapping on them (on the mobile app) or click on them (on the website)?


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Re: Photos show up as grey triangles and circle

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No matter whether its on my mobile app or on the website.
The pictures still appear in those grey triangles
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