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I want to keep shared files separate

I want to keep shared files separate

dkba
New member | Level 2

I currently use Dropbox to share files between my personal computer and my work computer.  I have another business that wants to share files with me via Dropbox.  The two would need to be completely separate.  Is that possible?

 

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Re: I want to keep shared files separate

Lusil
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Hey there @dkba, thanks for reaching out to us. 

When you sync between devices, you need to be logged in to the same account on all of them. 

Having said that, are you trying not to sync specific content to one of your computers but still be able to access it on another one?

Let me know and we'll go from there, cheers!

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Re: I want to keep shared files separate

dkba
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I've been using Dropbox for years but maybe I don't really know how it works.  I have it on my home computer, my work computer and my phone.  I freely share information between them.  Today I have a business asking to share files with me via Dropbox.  I don't want to share anything that is currently in my Dropbox nor do I want them to see it.  I do need to share their files and some of my business files with them.  Is it possible to keep them separate?  If I bring their files into my Dropbox, will they have access to my other files?  Is there a way to have two separate Dropbox accounts or can I somehow segregate the files?

Re: I want to keep shared files separate

Lusil
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Ah I see, in that case, if they send you a shared folder, they'll only be able to see the files that you add to it and nothing outside of it.

You'll just have to make sure that you have enough space to add the folder to your account. 

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Re: I want to keep shared files separate

dkba
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Thank you

Re: I want to keep shared files separate

Lusil
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Anytime, @dkba

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