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Dropbox app not working, only opening in File Explorer.

Dropbox app not working, only opening in File Explorer.

New member | Level 2

Despite having just downloaded the Dropbox desktop app, whenever I click the App icon it opens it as a location within File Explorer instead of with the App. This is frustrating because it makes it difficult to manage Dropbox preferences and options.

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Re: Dropbox app not working, only opening in File Explorer.

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@Endorfinator wrote:

... whenever I click the App icon it opens it as a location within File Explorer instead of with the App. This is frustrating because it makes it difficult to manage Dropbox preferences and options.


Don't double-click the icon. A single-click opens the menu (or a CTRL left-click for the legacy menu). You'll be able to get to Preferences by clicking on your avatar in the upper-right corner and selecting Options (or Preferences from the legacy menu).

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