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How to delete files from Dropbox?

How to delete files from Dropbox?

Del C.1
New member | Level 1

How do I delete a file from dropbox?

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Re: Delete?

Rich
Super User II
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Re: Delete?

Ryan M.
Helpful | Level 5

*How do I delete files? *

https://www.dropbox.com/help/230

Re: Delete?

Al H.2
Explorer | Level 3

Can I PERMANENTLY and SECURELY delete files - so they DO NOT stay on your system for 30 days?  Thanks.

 

Re: Delete?

Rich
Super User II

Re: Delete?

Robert S.
Experienced Collaborator | Level 11

Can I PERMANENTLY and SECURELY delete files...

Yes, through the Dropbox web interface.

See: https://www.dropbox.com/help/40

Edit: Ninja'd! Again...

Re: Delete?

Al H.2
Explorer | Level 3

The option to PERMANENTLY DELETE a file or folder is not on my software as shown in your example.

 

Any ideas?

Re: Delete?

Mark
Super User II

It isnt part of the software. It is on the Dropbox website. 

It also does not work on files or folders you have not uploaded originally in Shared folders


 


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Re: Delete?

Al H.2
Explorer | Level 3

Sorry, don't mean to make such a big deal of this, but . . . What do you mean "on the dropbox website?"  If I go to dropbox.com, I'm signed in, and I do not see the "permanently delete" button.  Can you straighten me out?

 

Re: Delete?

Alda S.
New member | Level 1

How can I remove a person from sharing my files??

Re: Delete?

Rick M.
Experienced Collaborator | Level 13

You can delete a link to a file/folder and no one can access it.

If they are a "member" of your shared-folder, point to their icon and right click ...

 

[This thread is now closed by moderators due to inactivity. If you're experiencing a similar behavior, feel free to start a new discussion in the Dropbox Community here.]

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