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How do I REMOVE the sync feature?

How do I REMOVE the sync feature?

New member | Level 2

I just opened a Dropbox account so I could download family photos from my daughter. She houses hers in Dropbox. So I set up an account and the system told me that Dropbox would sync with my laptop and if I deleted a file from my Dropbox account, it would ERASE it from my laptop. Then, it sends me a message that I'm out of space in my free Dropbox account and Dropbox wants to get money from me now! How do I get rid of this stupid program WITHOUT DELETING MY LAPTOP???? HELP!!!

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Re: How do I REMOVE the sync feature?

Super Collaborator | Level 20

Hi @Outback6775,

Seems the issue name is "Computer Backup" feature. :winking face: Did it gets activated intentionally... 🧐 or might be unintentionally. In all cases, seems the result is undesirable. In such case, just turn it off. Take a look on part "Turn off computer backup" and in point 6 choose "Keep content in folders on this PC/Mac", not "Leave content in Dropbox". That's it. :slightly smiling face: And... Happy New Year.

Hope this helps.

Re: How do I REMOVE the sync feature?

New member | Level 2

Thank you for your reply. In trying to follow your instruction - I do not have a BACK UP option. 

Re: How do I REMOVE the sync feature?

Super Collaborator | Level 20

Did you read carefully to the referred topic?! Read again and try the steps there, as noted.

Good luck.

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