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Password protect a subfolder within a non-protected shared folder

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Hi there. I have a folder in dropbox that I've shared with a group through a non-password-protected link. I would like to create a subfolder within the original folder that requires a password to open. I know that I am able to create a subfolder, create a shared link for the subfolder and password-protect that link, but I do not want to share a new link with the group.

Is there a way to password protect the subfolder so that people can go to the original folder link, click the subfolder, and have to type in a password to be able to see the subfolder's contents? Many thanks in advance.

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Re: Password protect a subfolder within a non-protected shared folder


Hi there @woof, thanks for checking in with us. 

Although there isn't currently a way to password-protect specific folders in a shared link, you can post this in our Share an idea section, where other like-minded users can comment and upvote!

If you have any other thoughts or questions, don't hesitate to give us another nudge. 

In the meantime, have a lovely weekend ahead!

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