Dropbox Storage Solution

Hello Team,

Some of you have trouble with storage issues on Dropbox. Here is a solution. You can chose to show or NOT to show class folders on your PC. By following the instructions below you can ‘unsync’ folders until you have need to use them for tasks for the class. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask!


Select which folders to sync on Windows

  1. Click on the Dropbox icon from the system tray.
  2. Click on the gear icon and select Preferences… from the menu.
  3. Click the Account tab. (Dropbox Business users: If you have connected your personal and work Dropboxes, you’ll also need to select the Dropbox for which you want to change settings at the top of the tab.)
  4. Click the Selective Sync… button.

The selective sync options from Dropbox preferences

A window will appear with a list of all the top level folders in your Dropbox folder. The folders with a check next to them will be synced to your computer. Uncheck any folders that you don’t need to sync to your computer’s hard drive. When you’re done, select OK. Any folders you deselected will be removed from your hard drive, but will still be available through the website and on any computers linked to your Dropbox account.


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