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Download Dropbox links using FTP server

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Hello,

I have many Dropbox links which I am downloading on a regular basis. However there are many links to downloads and If I sync those then it will take a lot of time because it syncs one file at a time.

Hence, is there a way to download Dropbox links using the FTP connection or server.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Download Dropbox links using FTP server

Dropboxer

Hey @Azim88, kindly note that this isn’t currently an available feature. While I’ve already made sure to note down your request in my report internally, I’m interested in how you wish to utilize this in your workflow. Please do let me know whenever you have some spare time. Thanks!

 


Jane
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Re: Download Dropbox links using FTP server

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Hi Jane,

Thanks for your reply and basically I receive a lot of download link from the customer.

I use to download it from the web but it takes a lot of time because it is downloaded as zip and if I sync it then sync process is very slow.

Hence,  is this something possible that I can save that link to my linked FTP account and can later download with the FTP server where I can get the multiple concurrent connections.

Please suggest. Thanks.

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Re: Download Dropbox links using FTP server

Super User II

@Azim88 wrote:

Hence,  is this something possible that I can save that link to my linked FTP account and can later download with the FTP server where I can get the multiple concurrent connections.


No. Dropbox does not support FTP access.

There are third-party applciations/services that can provide FTP access to your files, but they are not supported by Dropbox. Try a Google search.

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Re: Download Dropbox links using FTP server

Dropboxer
Thanks for your prompt reply @Azim88! At this point, I’d need to re-iterate Rich’s previous post, as this isn’t currently a supported configuration. While I’ve already made a note of your comments in my internal feedback report, I’m wondering if that’s a recent occurrence or merely a repetitive task that you’d like to automate somehow. 
 
It goes without saying that you can try a Google-search for the end result you have in mind, however please let me know if there’s a change in expected behavior & I’ll look into that with you in a bit more depth. Thanks again! 

 


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Download failed after sometime

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Hi,

I have been facing a lot of issues while downloading from the shared Dropbox link and when I start any download using the browser, it starts well but gets fail after sometime.

Please see the link of screen grab ( https://prnt.sc/o1nml5).

I changed everything, like browser, multiple ISP's and different PC's but nothing helps.

Please guide what should I do. Thanks.

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Re: Download failed after sometime

Dropboxer
Hey @Azim88, thanks for taking the time to outline me what this looks like on your end; this has been very helpful! Just so as to see whether I’m seeing anything different when working on the same content, let me have a closer look through our Official Support channel. To get going with that, I’ve sent you a brief message on the email address connected to your Community profile. 
 
Whenever you have some spare time, please have a look at your inbox for my message & I’ll make sure to promptly follow-up with you asap. Thanks again & I look forward to hearing back from you! 

 


Jane
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Re: Download failed after sometime

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Hello,

I just replied on your email. Please suggest me further.

Thanks

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Re: Download failed after sometime

Dropboxer

Hey @Azim88, thanks for the nudge; I’ve forwarded your request to my colleagues & I can see that they’ve now replied back to you via email. Please include all relevant details on that email chain, as they can access your account specifics directly via this channel. I hope that this is helpful & I’m wishing you a wonderful week ahead!

 


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Re: Download failed after sometime

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Hi Support,

I replied on the email but did not receive any update from them.

This is quite an urgent request and we really need some solution soon.

Thanks.

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