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Save files to a jump drive

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How can I save my files and pictures to a jump drive so i can clear my box for space?

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Hey there @nowMoe12  - how are you today?

I guess you're accessing your Dropbox files through the website, right?

In that case, all you need to do is download your files and then save them wherever you like using your computer's functions. 

If you're using our desktop app, note that the Dropbox software is designed to watch your Dropbox folder and sync any files placed in the folder. Your Dropbox folder is just like any other folder on your hard drive, but with syncing features. This means that you can either copy or move the files you like to your jump drive normally.

Also note that if your Dropbox account is over quota then only syncing stops. Nothing will be removed and syncing will resume when you bring your account under quota again.

To get your account under quota you can do any of the following:

  1. Upgrade your account – check out for other information.
  2. Increase your quota using referrals bonuses or other promotions.
  3. Leave any shared folders that put you over quota.
  4. Move files that don't need to sync out of your Dropbox folder.

I hope this information helps and please keep me posted on your progress. Oh and happy Monday!


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