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Why is my Downloads folder syncing to the site?

New member | Level 2

All downloads to my PC are backing up in my onedrive.  How do I stop this?

 

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Re: PC Downloads

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Hi, please check your browser settings or othere aplication which you are using for downloading and check what is the destination for saving files. If you'll find that downloading files are saving on Dropbox or any other cloud services you can simple change it. It's the case of 3rd party settings not the cloud settings directly.

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Re: PC Downloads

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Hi @kyliem5, thanks for messaging the Community!

 

I'm sorry to hear about this. Are you instead referring to Dropbox, and not Onedrive, which is another cloud provider? If you are referring to Dropbox, then it sounds like you enabled the automatic computer backup feature in the Dropbox desktop application. Could you first try disabling the computer backup from Dropbox using the steps in the above article to see if this helps?

 

Afterwards, you can move the folders and files back to their previous locations, which will also delete them from the Dropbox account online.

 

Let me know how it goes!

 


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


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