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Someone besides myself is listed as owner

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New member | Level 2

Someone besides myself is listed as owner  in "members" next to my music folder and I can't delete him.

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Re: Someone besides myself is listed as owner

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Hey @Studio31Zero, thanks for checking in with us on the Dropbox Community!

In general, the creator of a shared folder is automatically the owner. 

Any other member of a shared folder invited isn't able to remove the owner or revoke their permissions. You can find more info about this here

If you'd like to become the owner of the shared folder, they'll have to transfer ownership by following these steps

Let me know if you have any other questions!


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Re: Someone besides myself is listed as owner

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This is my account, My folders. I've NEVER heard of this person before.

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Re: Someone besides myself is listed as owner

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Thanks for getting back to me, @Studio31Zero

When a folder is shared with others, users have to add it to their account so that they can gain access to it. As such, although the folder is in your account, the owner is the original creator who shared it. 

If you don't recognize the owner and you don't want to keep the shared folder, you can remove it by following the steps here

Hope this helps!


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