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Can I password protect folders in my Dropbox account?

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I share my account with 5 of my classmates for homework, but there are folders that are only for three of us. I want to put a password for those folders

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Re: I share my account with 5 of my classmates for homework, but there are folders that are only for

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Hey there @ArturoyalmA2019,
 
Please bear in mind that we highly recommend not to share your Dropbox account with others as this poses many risks in terms of the security of your account and data. Technically, giving your password for your account to anyone else is against the Dropbox terms of service.
 
In regards to your query, Dropbox currently does not have a feature that you allow you to password protect certain folders in your own account. What I would recommend would be to have everyone using their own accounts under their own email addresses, and share the folders with those who need access. For the folders you want to share with only 3 people, you simply invite only those 3 and the others can’t then see that folder.
 
Hope this helps clarify the matter - Thanks!

Daphne
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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