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How do I delete remote devices & files on those devices while preserving files on my home computer?

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I wish to delete a number of browsers and DEVICES and hopefully delete the files on those devices only from previous sharing activity while preserving all files on my home computer - Any clues? The instructions on the site are a little ambiguous and don't make clear whether the files are preserved on the home or main computer. Thank you.

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Re: How do I delete remote devices & files on those devices while preserving files on my home co

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Hi there @FoxCreek,
 
In terms of the browsers web sessions, you can go ahead and remove these if you wish, essentially what it will do is sign your account out of those sessions.
 
Now onto the devices, it’s similar to the above in that the Dropbox desktop app on that devices will be signed out. Choosing to remote wipe the files will only remove the files on the device that you unlink, it will not affect any other currently connected devices. 
 
You will just need to make sure that you don’t unlink the home/main computer. However, in the worst case, if you do unlink this by mistake then you’ll be able sign back into the app and allow it to sync the files again. They will be safely stored on the web in the meantime.
 
Hope this helps clarify the matter - Cheers!

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


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