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File-sharing for dummies

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I am a first-time dropbox user. I shared a link to a dropbox folder with a third party via email. When I opened the link on the sent email, I was directed to my dropbox account page, with functions for uploading files from my computer, etc. Am I correct that the recipient of email with the shared file would not likewise have access too my account page with access to my computer files? I assume not, but would like assurance. Thanks. 

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Re: File-sharing for dummies

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Hey there (@newbieXYZ), welcome to Dropbox! 
 
Your assumption is right on the url redirect, as it aims to remind you that you’re already signed in. upside-down face If you’d like to test what the link 🔗 looks like on the recipient’s end, you can easily do so in an incognito window. 
 
I hope that this addresses your initial concern & please do let me know here in case you have any more questions or I’ve misunderstood your initial description & I’ll follow-up asap. Enjoy the rest of your day in the meantime! 

 


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


 


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