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Purple folder and Lost folder

Purple folder and Lost folder

charliej
Explorer | Level 4

Hi I am a new boy on the forum though have used Dropbox for some time.  One of my folders on my computer has disappeared, though when I look on line it is there but has gone purple.

How do I un-purple it and get it back on my computer.

I am sure it is simple but it has defeated me!

TIA

Charles

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Re: Purple folder and Lost folder

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @charliej, thanks for contacting us!

Are you part of a Dropbox Business team, and the purple folder is your personal folder, or is it the camera uploads folder?

Have you enabled selective sync, and the folder is deselected so it doesn't appear on your machine?

Any other info or screenshots would be helpful!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: Purple folder and Lost folder

charliej
Explorer | Level 4

Jay thanks.  I am NOT a business user.  Pleased to say the Camera Uploads folder has re-appeared on my PC but it is still purple on the website. Still unsure what this means and will it be syncing?

Charles

 

Re: Purple folder and Lost folder

Jay
Dropboxer
The purple icon is just a visual aid, it doesn't mean anything special, other than it's a default folder created by Dropbox whenever you enable camera uploads on your mobile or desktop app.

If you need any more info, feel free to message back!

Jay
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