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Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Explorer | Level 3

It appears that my DropBox account has linked to my Google Drive, as all of the photos I had deleted from DropBox months ago suddenly reappeared. Does anyone know if this is what happened? And how do I undo it - Google Drive isn't listed in the Apps section.

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Re: Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Dropboxer

Hello @Tammy T, thanks for checking in with us. 

 

Since you've made sure that it's not linked under your Connected Apps tab, could you have a look at the version history of the files for any additional info about this? 

 

Check it out and let me know what you find, cheers!


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Re: Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Explorer | Level 3

That doesn't make sense. These are files that I permanently deleted months ago, that suddenly reappeared in my files list. I've deleted them again. But I also notice that Dropbox seems to want to connect to Google Drive, where those deleted files were moved to. Hence my suspicion that somehow the 2 are linked.

Re: Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Super User II

@Tammy T wrote:

That doesn't make sense.


It does, actually, as the version history of a file can tell you the device that placed it back in your account, thus providing a hint as to how they're getting there.

Re: Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Explorer | Level 3

Oh - I see what you mean now. So if I restore a couple of the files I deleted again, will it show? Or am I too late, because I already permanently deleted them?

Re: Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Super User II

@Tammy T wrote:

So if I restore a couple of the files I deleted again, will it show? Or am I too late, because I already permanently deleted them?


If you permanently deleted them they can't be restored.

Re: Dropbox & Google Drive - how to unlink

Explorer | Level 3

Oh well - if they do come back again, I'll start over!

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