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How can I move files from Dropbox to my Windows 10 computer. Would the S mode app help?

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How do I move files out of DB on to my computer desktop?  I have Windows 10.  Have read that DB version S may be the answer.  I have done this many times in the past, drag and drop, confirm I am moving in DB message.  What is the problem now?

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Re: How can I move files from Dropbox to my Windows 10 computer. Would the S mode app help?


Hey there @Margocee  - sorry to hear you're having issues with this.

At first, can you clarify if you're using our desktop application (current version is 75.4.141) or the Dropbox app for Windows 10 in S mode?

If the former one, you should be able to do this easily by copying or moving files out of your Dropbox folder to your computer's hard drive. 

When it comes to the Dropbox app for 10 in S mode, note that it does not actively store files and folders on your device. It allows you to access your files and folders that are stored on your Dropbox account when you’re connected to the internet, or if you chose to save them to your device for offline access. It works similarly to the other Dropbox mobile apps (even when you’re using it on a computer).

I hope this helped to some extent and please keep me posted on your findings!


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