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Timed link and no download

Explorer | Level 4

Hello,
I have seen Dropbox documentation saying you can put a time limit AND deactivate download on a file but I think the article was expired. Is that still doable ? I have a pro account.

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Re: Timed link and no download

Dropboxer

Thanks for the additional information and the screenshot @The Core Connect .

 

Can you try creating the link first before you attempt to change its settings and permissions?

 

If you still don't get the options after clicking on the 'Create link' button, please try another browser as this might do the trick.

 

In any case, please keep me posted! 



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Dropboxer

Hi @The Core Connect ; thanks for joining the Community!

 

From what I gather, you must be talking about changing permissions to shared links that point to your files.

 

If that's the case, you can read all about them in the relevant Help Center article: 

Let me know if this helped! 



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Explorer | Level 4

That is what i have found but I don't seem to have these options on the files ! Does it have to do with the account ? I don't understand why I can't see these ...

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Re: Timed link and no download

Dropboxer

If you're on a plan that offers those options, you should be seeing the option to adjust the permissions on your shared links to your files @The Core Connect .

 

That said and assuming you're on the Professional plan or one of our Business ones, can you send me a screenshot of the options you get when you share a link to a file or folder of yours so I can have a better look into this?

 

Thanks!



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Explorer | Level 4

Sure - here you are. basically, I cannot change the 'can view' option and hence have no other option. even if I add a recipient, i don't get more options ...

Screenshot 2020-08-18 at 17.47.13.png

 

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Re: Timed link and no download

Explorer | Level 4
Forgot to mention that I have a pro plan.
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Re: Timed link and no download

Dropboxer

Thanks for the additional information and the screenshot @The Core Connect .

 

Can you try creating the link first before you attempt to change its settings and permissions?

 

If you still don't get the options after clicking on the 'Create link' button, please try another browser as this might do the trick.

 

In any case, please keep me posted! 



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Explorer | Level 4
Thanks ! I had to create the link first indeed. Thank you so much !!
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Dropboxer

Glad to hear it's sorted now and thanks for keeping me in the loop!

 

If you ever come up with any other Dropbox questions, you know where to find us.

 

Cheers! 



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