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I shared a folder and someone deleted the files...

I shared a folder and someone deleted the files...

doddle
Explorer | Level 4

I shared a folder I own with family and someone deleted the files thinking they were just deleting them off their PC as they needed the space. I didn't get a notification and now it's 3 months later and too late to restore them. All my notifications are on. Is this normal Dropbox behaviour? Shouldn't it have notified me so I could have done something?

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Re: I shared a folder and someone deleted the files...

Mark
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Yes that is normal behaviour I'm afraid - Dropbox does not notify you of every change in a shared folder as there are safeguards in place for when people delete things like this (i.e. the other person is told the first time they delete things in a share it deletes for everybody and do they want to continue). 


 


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Re: I shared a folder and someone deleted the files...

Mark
Super User II

Yes that is normal behaviour I'm afraid - Dropbox does not notify you of every change in a shared folder as there are safeguards in place for when people delete things like this (i.e. the other person is told the first time they delete things in a share it deletes for everybody and do they want to continue). 


 


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Re: I shared a folder and someone deleted the files...

doddle
Explorer | Level 4

Thank you. But disappointing.

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