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Shared files with somebody by mistake then deleted them!

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Hi all, I shared some files by mistake with somebody and dont want them to have access. Instead of removing their access I panicked and deleted the files from the folder and then also deleted them from the deleted folder. But then I saw that you have 30 days to recover them. Can the other person recover them? If yes, what shall I do so they dont have access to them?

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Re: Shared files with somebody by mistake then deleted them!

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Nice Question @HH3456. Happy to analyze how your content is safe. 

I understand you deleted the folder and the files. You also removed the access of this user from the folder

If this is the case, feel free to safely recover these files. The other user will not have access and the cannot restore them on their end! 

So what you did was OK. You can visit your deleted files page and restore your files from there. 

Let me know if you need more help. 

Happy Friday!


Fiona
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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