cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements
Known issues updated. Learn more

default

yes

609 Views
2 Comments
0 Likes
Highlighted
Level 2

Can I delete copied folders?

Hi all-

 

During the process of transferring a lot of files from my business dropbox to my personal dropbox, I copied and pasted some of my dropbox folders onto my desktop, outside of my dropbox drive. Some of those folders are shared folders.

 

Here's my question: can I now delete the dropbox folders I copied and saved onto my desktop? If I delete them will they delete those files in dropbox?

 

I do have all of these files synced in the dropbox drive on my computer. This is just a duplicate set of folders.  I want to save space on my computer but I'm nervous about trashing them.

 

Thanks for your help!

 

 

 

 

1 Accepted best answer

Accepted Solutions
Super User II

Re: Can I delete copied folders?

Hi Megan

Any that are on you desktop etc. can be deleted without issue - Dropbox doesnt even know they are there. slightly smiling face

 


PenguinPenguin - Penguin - Penguin - Penguin


Heart Did this post help you? If so please mark it for some Kudos below. 


White check mark Did this post fix your issue/answer your question? If so please press the 'Accept as Solution' button to help others find it.


Arrows Counter Clock Did this post not resolve your issue? If so please give us some more information so we can try and help - please remember we cannot see over your shoulder so be as descriptive as possible! 


 

Reply
Loading...
2 Replies
Super User II

Re: Can I delete copied folders?

Hi Megan

Any that are on you desktop etc. can be deleted without issue - Dropbox doesnt even know they are there. slightly smiling face

 


PenguinPenguin - Penguin - Penguin - Penguin


Heart Did this post help you? If so please mark it for some Kudos below. 


White check mark Did this post fix your issue/answer your question? If so please press the 'Accept as Solution' button to help others find it.


Arrows Counter Clock Did this post not resolve your issue? If so please give us some more information so we can try and help - please remember we cannot see over your shoulder so be as descriptive as possible! 


 

Reply
Loading...
Level 2

Re: Can I delete copied folders?

Awesome!  Thank you!

Reply
Loading...
Syncing and uploads

Have a question? Our Dropbox Community is here to help you find an answer!
You won’t have to wait too long for a reply, but why not learn more about the Community while you’re here.

Not the right discussion for you? Find out what else our Community has to say about Syncing and uploads.

Or, search our Help Center for even more.

Who's talking
Top contributors to this post