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Stop syncing not pause it

New member | Level 2

Another Dropbox user gave me access to a file that is too big for my dropbox. I did not know this until after I started the sync. Now I have all these warnings that I can't access my other Dropbox files until I upgrade to 2TB. I paused the sync because I didn't have the option to stop it all together. I also deleted what had already been synced. I can deal with these massive files another way, but how do I get my Dropbox to quit the sync and allow access to my other stuff.

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Re: Stop syncing not pause it

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Hi @DrMAC1 ,

 

I believe the easiest way to handle is to delete this shared file from Dropbox. Note that deleting it with only remove your copy but not affecting the original file owner.

 

You may delete the file by accessing dropbox.com directly through your web browser instead of doing it on your desktop.

 

Cheers

Vicker

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