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Will my photos be deleted if I delete them from the Camera Uploads folder?

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I want to cut / delete photos from my dropbox camera upload feature and know they will be removed from my iphone and ipad but will they be in "my pictures" on my laptop?

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Re: camera uploads

Hi there!
Initially, please remember that any changes applied on your Dropbox account will be synced across connected devices and the website. 
With this in mind, if you delete a photo from your mobile app, it will be deleted from your account. In other words, the photo will be removed from the mobile app, the website, and the desktop app (if you have it installed). 
However, deleting a photo from your mobile app’s content will not delete it from your device’s storage. For example, if the photo is uploaded onto your camera uploads folder and you delete it, it won’t be deleted from your camera roll folder.  
Finally, you mention though that:

@crm15 wrote:

will they be in "my pictures" on my laptop?

If this is a folder in your Dropbox account, then, as mentioned previously, the photo will be removed. If this is a folder outside of your Dropbox folder on your computer, then the photo won’t be deleted.
I hope this helped to some extent. Let me know if you’d like me to clarify something further or if you have any more questions. grinning face with smiling eyes

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Will my photos be deleted if I delete them from the Camera Uploads folder?
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