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Manage dropbox access for subfolders

Manage dropbox access for subfolders

AndreiBarta
Explorer | Level 4
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Hello Dropbox community,

I have a shared team folder that has multiple subfolders, and I want to gave permission on the subfolders just to certain people from the team, not all the team to see all the subfolders, but when I want to remove someone access for a subfolder it pops up a message to remove the access from the parent folder too. Can you help me?

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Hannah
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Hey @AndreiBarta, sorry to jump in here.

 

Is the "TPA-Projects-dev" folder inside a team folder (a team folder would have an icon of a building on it)?

 

Or is it just a shared folder in the team?

 

From what I can understand from your screenshots, the folder has been shared at the "TPA-Projects-dev" level.

 

That means that the member you want to remove, will need to be removed from that level, so basically from the parent folder.

 

If this shared folder ("TPA-Projects-dev") is inside a team folder, you should be able to share the subfolders individually.

 

Can you try and let me know if it works?


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Jay
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Hi @AndreiBarta, thanks for messaging the Community!

 

You should be able to accomplish this by restricting access to folders by following these steps.

 

Keep me updated with any progress!


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AndreiBarta
Explorer | Level 4
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Hello @Jay ,

I have tried to follow the steps but the problem it's the same

Hannah
Dropbox Staff
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Hey @AndreiBarta, sorry to jump in here.

 

Is the "TPA-Projects-dev" folder inside a team folder (a team folder would have an icon of a building on it)?

 

Or is it just a shared folder in the team?

 

From what I can understand from your screenshots, the folder has been shared at the "TPA-Projects-dev" level.

 

That means that the member you want to remove, will need to be removed from that level, so basically from the parent folder.

 

If this shared folder ("TPA-Projects-dev") is inside a team folder, you should be able to share the subfolders individually.

 

Can you try and let me know if it works?


Hannah
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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AndreiBarta
Explorer | Level 4
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Hello @Hannah ,

Thank you for your answer, you were right, it was a shared folder, and now I have created a team folder and I was able to manage the access in the way I wanted.

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