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How can I ensure that all my files are still shared after I delete my account?

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If I delete my account how to I make sure that all my shared folders are still accessable by everyone else?

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Re: Shared folders & ownership


Hey there @Beckyeva - how are you today?

I assume you're the owner of the said shared folders and you're wondering what will happen to the files within those folders if you delete your account - correct me if I got anything wrong please.

Just to be on the safe side, I'd suggest that you transferred the aforementioned shared folders' ownership to another member. For more information on transferring ownership of a shared folder, please see:

You can then remove access to a shared folder by following the steps on this Help Center article: 

Now, if you'd really like to cancel and delete your account, please go to the following website:

Keep in mind that once you've canceled your account, there is no way for you or Dropbox to recover that account. Please make sure any files you want to keep from Dropbox are saved to your computer before you cancel your account. 

I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any questions!


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