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A member is not receiving our invitation

A member is not receiving our invitation

BMCBret
New member | Level 2

I have sent an invitation to a new team member twice on our Pro account and she is not receiving them. I have double checked the address. Please advise.

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Re: A member is not receiving our invitation

BMCBret
New member | Level 2

Items checked: Spam folder / Deleted items / Corporate firewall blacklist

 

This is not the first time we have experienced this issue with our account, and it is random, so it has been hard to pin down.

 

The workaround that we used, was to invite the team member on her personal email address and then change the address to her corporate email account.

 

Thanks everyone.

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Re: Invitation missing

Mark
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Is this to join a shared folder?

If so she should be able to accept it via www.dropbox.com/share

 


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Re: Invitation missing

Walter
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You could have her check her spam folder as well since you're sure about the email address you use @BMCBret

Keep us posted!


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Re: A member is not receiving our invitation

BMCBret
New member | Level 2

Items checked: Spam folder / Deleted items / Corporate firewall blacklist

 

This is not the first time we have experienced this issue with our account, and it is random, so it has been hard to pin down.

 

The workaround that we used, was to invite the team member on her personal email address and then change the address to her corporate email account.

 

Thanks everyone.

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Re: A member is not receiving our invitation

Walter
Dropboxer

Thanks for keeping us in the loop and posting your workaround as well @BMCBret - sorry you had to go through all this. Glad to hear you managed to resolve this in the end though. Should you ever stumble upon an issue as such, log a ticket with our team to have this investigated if needed.

 

Happy Monday!


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Re: Invitation missing

Shassan
New member | Level 2

We are also having this problem today and invitation email is not coming through, have checked junk and spam several times and sent invite a couple of times, tried sending to different email address and so no luck.

 

Please advise

Seema

New Member Invite

Shassan
New member | Level 2

New Member Invite not being received, have checked spam junk folders and tried inviting using personal email still no luck, please advise

 

Thanks

 

Seema

Re: New Member Invite

Walter
Dropboxer

Hello Seema; I'm sorry to hear you're having issues with onboarding a member onto your team.

As this pertains to account specific information, I've just sent you a message to your Dropbox associated email address so we can work on this internally (thus avoiding to disclose any sensitive information).

Take a look at your inbox and we'll pick this up from there. 

Thanks in advance @Shassan!

@Mark: Thanks for helping keep our Community neat :wink:


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Re: New Member Invite

VBICT
New member | Level 2

We have the same problem. Invited a new member but the email never arrives.

Re: New Member Invite

Lusil
Dropboxer

Hey @VBICT, welcome to the Dropbox Community!

If you're trying to invite the user to a Business team and you're the team admin, you can try sending the invitation once more by:

  1. Logging in to the Members tab in the Admin Console.
  2. Click on the gear to the right of the member you'd like to invite.
  3. Select Resend invite from the drop-down menu.

From there, ask the user to check their spam and filtered email.

Also, check if there's a proxy, VPN, firewall, security app, or even ISP/router that could be hindering traffic to these Dropbox domains?

Let us know of any updates!


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