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iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

JemmaY
Helpful | Level 5

I’ve had the Dropbox app installed on my iPhone for 2 years. It uploads fine however now, a little box is appearing at the top of the photos saying I need to give access to Dropbox to access my camera uploads. When I click on the button to allow this, it takes me to the Dropbox in my iPhone settings and there is no option to allow access, help please!

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Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

JemmaY
Helpful | Level 5
Yes I did. I managed to solve it by going to the reset option and resetting the location and privacy data and then restarting. It now works fine.

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Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

Elixir
Super User

Hi @JemmaY, could it be that somehow the iPhone photos permission is turned off for Dropbox? The settings can be found under iPhone SettingsPrivacyPhotos. There you should see Dropbox app in the list, and it should have Read and Write permission. If you are taking photo directly from Dropbox app, you need to turn on the Camera access for Dropbox under iPhone SettingsPrivacy.

Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

JemmaY
Helpful | Level 5
Both of these options under privacy for photos and camera don’t show Dropbox or give me any option to add it

Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

Elixir
Super User

Is it possible to reinstall the Dropbox app in your phone?

Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

JemmaY
Helpful | Level 5
I’ve reinstalled it and still get the same problem 😞

Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

Elixir
Super User

That is strange! Did you try restarting your phone?

Re: iPhone Dropbox upload needs access to photos

JemmaY
Helpful | Level 5
Yes I did. I managed to solve it by going to the reset option and resetting the location and privacy data and then restarting. It now works fine.

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