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Stop renaming uploads from file requests

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Dropbox is changing the filenames of files that someone is uploading through a "file request" to my Dropbox. However, these files need to link to an index file and by changing the names it breaks the link so I don't want it to rename them. Can you tell me how to stop Dropbox from renaming files automatically putting the name of the person uploading into the filename? This is driving me mad. 

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Re: Stop renaming uploads from file requests

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I'm afraid if you are using File Uploads there is no way to stop this.

A work around would be to use a Shared Folder with the other person, or, them to upload everything as 1 zip file which you then unzip and get everything out of.


 


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