Thanks for responding. I have a new replacement iPhone 6s that Verizon sent me for my defective one. I restored everything from iCloud onto the new one. But, it uploaded my photos on from my phone to Dropbox. I turned off upload photos after the fact. Then, when I deleted one of the files on Dropbox, it deleted the same photo on my iPhone. I can't figure out how to delete the photos in Dropbox without deleting them from my iPhone too. It seems that if you delete a file from Dropbox, it deletes the identical file on all devices as well.
I'm trying to save space on my Dropbox drive. Not knowing in advance, my new iPhone 6 was set to photo upload when I set up Dropbox. It uploaded twenty photos from my phone. I've since tuned off the feature and any newer pictures I've taken have not been uploaded. I've copied the photos to my internal Mac hard drive. I don't want to erase the photos from my photo app on my phone. I've tried deleting a few of them from Dropbox app and from the Dropbox drive on my Mac but it deletes them from my iPhone every time.
I open Dropbox app or Dropbox in the finder on my Mac. I then delete a photo. Then I check the photo app and/or camera app and find that the same photo is deleted on my iPhone. I don't want to delete the photos from my iPhone. I just want to delete them from Dropbox.
I read it. I understand that Dropbox syncs with my other devices. I just don't understand why it is deleting photos from my Photos and Camera apps on my iPhone when I delete a photo that was uploaded to Dropbox from the Dropbox drive. Oh well.
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