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How do I turn off the badge?

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I work across a couple different computers, and so keep all my files on dropbox.  I can see the benefits of the badge, but I'm getting really tired of clicking "hide" every single time I open a document. Or if a have multiple docs open, and click between them (as I regularly do), I have to hit the hide button again and again and again.

Any way that I can have the dropbox badge off or always hidden until I ask for it?

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Hi there, you can use the steps here to disable the Dropbox Badge.
 
Hope this helps!

Jay
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Dropboxer
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Hi there, you can use the steps here to disable the Dropbox Badge.
 
Hope this helps!

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


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Re: How do I turn off the badge?

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New member | Level 2

YOU ARE A LIFE SAVER. THANK YOU.

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New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I have selected "never show" in preferences, but I still get the badge popping up every time I open a document (see attached screenshot). It is annoying to have to click "hide" on the badge every time I open a document. Do you have any ideas as to how to actually make the badge "never show"?Screen Shot 2019-07-20 at 2.33.55 PM.png

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Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hey there @emilymm

Could you try the following steps and see if they do the trick?

  • Enable Accessibility for Dropbox from your Mac's Preferences/Settings page. 
  • Enable the Dropbox badge. 
  • Apply the settings. 
  • Disable the Dropbox badge. 
  • Apply the settings. 
  • Disable Accessibility. 

Let me know how it goes!


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New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Thank you! This worked for me after the other suggestions hadn't.

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New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Yes, thank you, Luis! This has finally turned the badge off for me.

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Re: How do I turn off the badge?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Glad I could help, peeps! 

If you have any other questions in the future, don't hesitate to get back to us. In the meantime, have a wonderful day ahead! 


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