Known issues updated. Learn more




I keep getting a 404 error now. Is there a way to get photos back?

New member | Level 2

Hello, many years ago i emailed a bunch of photos to me hotmail. It seems they were stored in a Dropbox account but when i click the link i get a 404 message. Is there any way to retrieve these photos? Thanks in advance

Tags (1)
1 Reply

Re: Lost photos

Super User II

How long ago did you delete the files on Dropbox? If it was within 30 days (longer - 120 days, if paid).

If its beyond that then no, I'm afraid not.


PenguinPenguin - Penguin - Penguin - Penguin

Heart Did this post help you? If so please mark it for some Kudos below. 

White check mark Did this post fix your issue/answer your question? If so please press the 'Accept as Solution' button to help others find it.

Arrows Counter Clock Did this post not resolve your issue? If so please give us some more information so we can try and help - please remember we cannot see over your shoulder so be as descriptive as possible! 


Syncing and uploads

Have a question? Our Dropbox Community is here to help!

Post your question or search for an answer below.

Learn more about using the Community by reading our Community Guidelines.

Hi anonymous,

If you need more help you can log a ticket with our Support Team here (expected response time 24 hours), or contact us on Twitter or Facebook.

For more info on available support options, see this article.

If you found the answer to your question, please 'like' the post to say thanks to the user!

I keep getting a 404 error now. Is there a way to get photos back?
1 Reply
Solved! : See solution
Who's talking
Top contributors to this post