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Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

lola8
Explorer | Level 3

What is the process for sharing a folder with someone who does not have dropbox?

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Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hi there @lola8, I'd be happy to help with this!

If they don't have a Dropbox account, the easiest way to give them access to content is by sending them a shared link to it. 

Would you like them to be able to edit or upload files to your account by any chance? 

Give me a shout whenever you have a moment to look through this, thanks!

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Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

lola8
Explorer | Level 3

No, I just simply want to share them at this point ... one way transfer. 

Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

Lusil
Dropboxer
In that case, the shared link should do the trick for you. 

I hope this helps, but let me know if you have any other questions in the future, @lola8!

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Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

lola8
Explorer | Level 3

Respectfully, I have attempted this but the recipient is prompted to either login to Dropbox before being able to acces the files or prompted to download the app. Do I have a kink here?

 

Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

Lusil
Dropboxer
There should be an option to close the pop up window that they see, on the top right of it. 

Could you ask them to try again and, if they don't see the X button, to send me a screenshot of it?

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Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

lola8
Explorer | Level 3

ok. will have to address in the morning. 

Re: Sharing folder/files with someone without dropbox

Lusil
Dropboxer
No worries! Just give me another nudge whenever you have any updates and I'll make sure to get back to you as soon as possible. 

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