I’m trying to set up a shared folder with a set of subfolders that all have the same permissions as the parent folder. I want the people who join the shared folder to be able to add files to any of the subfolders.
This doesn’t seem possible with a Plus account — do I have that right? Is it possible with a Pro account, or does it require a Business account?
Thanks. Currently, if I share the top-level folder, the people I share it with (they are all set to “Can Edit”) can only add files to that top-level folder. They can see the subfolders, but cannot add files to them. I have DropBox Plus (individual) account.
I saw these links that seems to suggest that sharing subfolders inside a shared folder is a DropBox Business-only feature:
I also had someone from DropBox sales suggest that if I upgrade to a Pro account, this would allow me to solve the issue of shared users not being able to add files to subfolders. However, that advice seems to be contradicted by the links above.
Thanks for you help! I don’t need different permissions within the parent folder, but I do want users who have edit permissions for the parent folder to have the same permissions for all the enclosed subfolders — so that they can, e.g., add files to those subfolders. Right now, users are telling me they aren’t able to do this. They can only add files to the parent (shared) folder, not any of the enclosed subfolders.
Thanks for all of your help. I’m not sure what the issue was — perhaps there was some issue with the folder I originally shared — but I set up sharing again with a different folder and copied the content over, and that seems to have resolved the problem!
Thanks for confirming that users being able to add content to subfolders of a shared folder is supported — everything now seems to be working as designed.
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