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When sharing a folder with edit permissions, it reverts to view only. Any ideas?

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When I shared a folder with 10 people and gave all of them access to edit, when they appear, only 2 have access to edit. The rest can only view. If I try to change their permission level to edit, the only option is for them to view. Any idea what’s going on?
By the way, I have a free account if that matters.

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Re: Edit Option Not Showing Up


Hey there @Dragonuser22,

Usually the cause of this is that the users you're trying to share with are on a Dropbox business team where the admin has disallowed members to be able to edit folders that aren't owned by the team. 

If they need to be able to edit the contents of the folder, you'll need to either:

I hope this helps, let me know what you find - Thanks!



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