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When/how can a shared file be downloaded?

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Just started using dropbox and sent a share link to a friend for a video (.mov) file that is pretty large, about 7 minutes in length. Seemed to get on my end a notice that this is "view only."

So under what circumstances can somehow I am sharing a file with download it?  This is a primary reason I am trying to use dropbox-- sending a relatively large file to someone so they can have it-- so I am surprised a bit confused that this does not seem possible.

Really appreciate any help!

Joe

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Re: When/how can a shared file be downloaded?

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Dropboxer

Hey @JoeGo, thanks for checking in with us!

Users who receive a shared link can preview and download its contents, but not edit them. You can find more about shared links in this article

Let me know if you have any other questions!


Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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