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Macbook Air not saving Screenshots to Dropbox but rather placing them on Desktop

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My macbook air used to save screenshots to dropbox/screenshots folder but a while back it stopped doing so and since then places them on my desktop, therefore they dont get uploaded to dropbox.

Im on macos high sierra 10.13.6 and dropbox 65.4.177.  All other files saved into the dropbox folder do get synced properly.

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Re: Macbook Air not saving Screenshots to Dropbox but rather placing them on Desktop

Hi there, @marciokoko
Could you please clarify if these screenshots are being saved outside of the Dropbox folder on your computer? 
Could you also ensure that you’ve set through your desktop app's Preferences… for screenshots to be saved in your account? You can do this by following the steps below:
  1. Click the Dropbox icon in your menu bar.
  2. Select the gear icon.
  3. Go to Preferences… from the drop down menu that appears.
  4. Click the Import tab.
  5. Check or uncheck Share screenshots using Dropbox.
Thanks in advance!

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