I ran out of space and there are a ton of photos that I'm fine with just dropping in a folder on my desktop. I haven't found a great storage solution aside from an external drive for photos that I don't want to access regularly, but I like the ease of sycing to dropbox for new photos and backups. I had created a folder in dropbox and moved all of those files over to the new folder. I then dragged that folder to my desktop and it looks like it just copied everything. If I now delete the folder in dropbox, will it delete what I have on my desktop? I feel like I'm just continuously making copies of everything lol. Help!!!
No, that folder which is on your desktop is now totally independent of the one in Dropbox.
So unless you did something specific to link them together all is fine to delete the Dropbox one.
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It's a Mac. I dragged the folder and unfortunately, it doesn't actually move the files. I'm trying to download from dropbox now but I'm still worried about it linking. Thankfully it's easy to restore files in dropbox. Ugh lol. Just trying to free up space on my phone... that's the main issue. I think somehow, I have copies of photos on my internal, sd and dropbox. I have no idea what happened.
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