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moving files within dropbox

Two questions about simple tasks.  1) When I use the "move" feature, I get a "suggested location."  How can I bypass or override that "suggested location" and enter a different location?  2) I have a purple folder of uploaded photos and tried to create a new folder to which I wanted to move some photos.  The new folder appears to be a sub-folder of the purple folder, when I meant to create a new blue folder.  Is there a way to delete the sub-folder after moving all photos to the new blue folder?

 

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Re: moving files within dropbox

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Hey there (@Melissamundell), both great questions & thanks a lot for taking a bit of your time to write us about it on our Community! 
 
#1. When it comes to your initial inquiry, please bear in mind that under the Suggested Location (which is based on previous activity and file type), you should be able to see your entire folderstructure, therefore you can Move your folder to your preferred location & organize your folderstructure as you wish.   
 
#2. Following, it’s my understanding that you’re referring to the Camera Uploads folder when you’re describing it as a purple one with photos, am I on the right track? If so, then you should be able to delete your subfolder normally following the steps outlined here
 
Hopefully this answers your question & please do keep me updated on this discussion in case you’d like me to elaborate on any of the above in a bit more depth. Happy Friday!  

 


Jane
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


 


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