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opt out of Dropbox and restore uploaded files to my Mac?

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i want to leave dropbox, how do i save files that ive uploaded?

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Re: opt out of Dropbox and restore uploaded files to my Mac?

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Hey @Imgramps, thanks for reaching out to us on the Dropbox Community. 

 

In general, if you want to uninstall the desktop app, you can do so by following these steps.

 

Once you do this, the Dropbox folder will become like any other folder on your computer that doesn't sync online anymore.

 

This means that you can edit, delete, or move the files inside of it and it won't affect the ones in your Dropbox account.

 

Let me know if this helps!


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Re: opt out of Dropbox and restore uploaded files to my Mac?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hey @Imgramps, thanks for reaching out to us on the Dropbox Community. 

 

In general, if you want to uninstall the desktop app, you can do so by following these steps.

 

Once you do this, the Dropbox folder will become like any other folder on your computer that doesn't sync online anymore.

 

This means that you can edit, delete, or move the files inside of it and it won't affect the ones in your Dropbox account.

 

Let me know if this helps!


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


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