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Download file vs Save as Shared Folder

Download file vs Save as Shared Folder

MHP86
Explorer | Level 3

In a shared folder admin will be notified if file is downloaded by pressing the download button within dropbox, but does right click/save as do the same?

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Walter
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Hi there @MHP86, thanks for using Dropbox and welcome to the Community!

 

When you say admin, are you referring to a team admin on a team Dropbox account or maybe to the owner of a shared folder?

 

Let us know and we'll take it from there. 


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MHP86
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Hi Walter,

 

I'd say the Folder Owner.


That would also mean team admin I assume?

 

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Walter
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This would depend on the accounts you're using @MHP86 

 

Are you all part of the same Dropbox for Business teams account or are you all using individual accounts?


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MHP86
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Same dropbox.

 

All using work email addresses

Jay
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Hi @MHP86, sorry, could you clarify exactly what you mean 'the same Dropbox'?

 

What is your current plan according to this page? What are you trying to do, add a shared folder to your account, download a file in a shared folder, or anything else?


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MHP86
Explorer | Level 3

Hi Jay,

 

I'm on a basic dropbox plan through my work email.

 

I have a shared folder for colleagues containing copyrighted information for reference but not to be downloaded.

There's a download button on dropbox page that notifies me when this occurs but would the same thing happen if i right click / save as a pdf document?

 

Thank you

Nancy
Dropbox Staff

Hi from me as well, @MHP86!

 

How was this folder shared with them? Did you share it by inviting their Dropbox email address, did you create a shared link for it or opened a Dropbox transfer instead? 

 

Can you perhaps upload a screenshot of the Download button that you mention? You can hide any other personal info you don't want to show publicly.

 

That'll help me assist you further.


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