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unlink files so they remain in my computer but dropbox doesn't synchronize them any more

unlink files so they remain in my computer but dropbox doesn't synchronize them any more

Explorer | Level 4

Hello, could somebody help me please? By mistake I allowed dropbox to synchronize files from my computers that were out of the dropbox file. I don't want them to be in dropbox but I can't find the way to stop it from happening and now is telling me that I'm running out of space. Please I need help here

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Re: unlink files so they remain in my computer but dropbox doesn't synchronize them any more

Dropboxer

I hope you're well today @Chokyi K.!

 

Since you disabled the backup, for those files that remained in Dropbox, you can just move them back to the Downloads folder manually.

 

You can copy and paste, then remove them from Dropbox, or you can drag and drop etc.

 

Let me know if this helps!


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Re: unlink files so they remain in my computer but dropbox doesn't synchronize them any more

Explorer | Level 4

ok... I found how to stop the synchronizing of my PC. Desk File: stopped, documents file: stoped but The file with the downloads says that it stopped but part of the contents still at dropbox... any feedback and help?

Re: unlink files so they remain in my computer but dropbox doesn't synchronize them any more

Dropboxer

I hope you're well today @Chokyi K.!

 

Since you disabled the backup, for those files that remained in Dropbox, you can just move them back to the Downloads folder manually.

 

You can copy and paste, then remove them from Dropbox, or you can drag and drop etc.

 

Let me know if this helps!


Daphne
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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