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I got an email supposedly from dropbox. with the subject "ATTN: We recommend completing your Dropbox setup ASAP", and then saying "Your files are nearly ready to be uploaded", followed by a dropbox.com link, with the following format https://www.dropbox.com/l/XXXX0x_xxxxxxxxxxxxxx_xxxxxxxxxxxxx/h (characters are different). This seems like it could be legit, but also could be some kind of scam ? Any way I can confirm what it is without clicking the link? I tried searching for it on google and got no results back.
i received an email from DROPBOX saying: "Your files are nearly ready to be uploaded Click below to see how easy it is to complete your Dropbox setup: you'll be able to access your files from anywhere."
before i hit "continue" is this real or phishing?
I'd suggest forwarding it to email@example.com
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Hey @Andy Arkin, thanks for reaching out to our Community!
Can you please check if the email is coming from one of the official Dropbox domains?
This will let you know if it's legitimate.
Keep me posted.
Hi @Mike W.45, thanks for posting here, as well!
From what you mention, it sounds like this is a legit Dropbox email (since it’s coming from one of our official domains).
Did you recently create a new Dropbox account, by any chance? If so, then it sounds like this email could be referring to this.
However, if you still have your doubts and you wish for our team to have a closer look, I’d also recommend emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, before clicking on any links showing on the email.
I have used the same email address for dropbox for 12 years so it's not new. Why I get this prompt now is strange.
I tried to copy the raw source of the email but it had html errors. What I did see is that there enough references to drop.com for the email to be from dropbox.
I'm quite happy to forget about the email.
Hi @Mike W.45, it's possible that the email was sent out in error, since it usually is an email sent out when you create an account.
Feel free to ignore the email and let us know if you get any similar emails in the future.
Hey @jongraphs, sorry to hear about this.
Does the email come from an official domain of Dropbox?
Did you forward it to email@example.com already?
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