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Accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

Accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

kramerlib
Explorer | Level 3

Somehow I downloaded the dropbox desktop app! As such, I don't know the dropbox account it's linked to. I do have a dropbox account (two, actually) but have always accessed online. The files that I have put in the desktop app don't show up in either of them, though they do have the green circled arrow, which I assume means they've synced?

Is there a way to find out which account the app is linked to? Any help would be appreciated!

Thank you!

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Re: accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

Rich
Super User II

Go into Preferences (if it's the desktop app) or Settings (in mobile apps) and look for the email address associated with the account.

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Re: accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

Rich
Super User II

Go into Preferences (if it's the desktop app) or Settings (in mobile apps) and look for the email address associated with the account.

Re: accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

kramerlib
Explorer | Level 3

How do I do that? Unfortunately when I open the app, it looks like it's just a folder. There's no "app" feeling to it and it doesn't show up in the taskbar.  Have attached a screenshot of what it looks like when I double-click the icon. Is this not actually the app? It says it's an .exe file.

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Re: accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

Rich
Super User II

Wrong icon. You're clicking the icon on your Desktop or Start Menu. You want to single-click the Dropbox icon in your system tray (near the clock in the lower-right corner of the screen).

Re: accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

kramerlib
Explorer | Level 3

Amazing! Thank you- I never would have thought to look here. 

Unfortunately the window doesn't stay open when I move my mouse after clicking on the icon... so I can't open the preferences.  I think this is just a computer issue, but do you have any ideas how I might resolve this?

Re: accidentally downloaded dropbox app - which account?

kramerlib
Explorer | Level 3

Just kidding! Found a way hitting random keys- ctrl was the winner. 

Turns out the email was incorrect...

Thanks so much for your help! 

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