What is Dropbox?
Dropbox is a cloud-based service that lets you store your files online, share them with others, and access them from any computer or mobile device. You can create and share folders with other Dropbox users, and even invite people to view your files without needing a Dropbox account themselves. Dropbox also makes it easy to keep your files backed up and synced between all of your devices.
How do I delete a file from my Dropbox?
If you no longer need a file in your Dropbox, you can delete it from your account. This will remove the file from your account and all of your devices.
To delete a file from your Dropbox, open the Dropbox app on your device and find the file you want to delete. Tap on the three dots next to the filename and select Delete. A confirmation box will pop up asking if you want to delete the file. Tap Delete again to confirm. The file will be deleted from your Dropbox account and all of your devices.
Why will files not delete?
You can’t delete a file that’s triggered by a program. You may not be conscious of the fact that any software on your system is running, but the simplest method to stop it from running again is to quit all running programs on your PC.
Why can't I delete files from Dropbox?
There are times when you may want to delete a file from your Dropbox account, but find that you can’t. This can be frustrating because it seems like the file should be able to be deleted since it’s not in use.
There are a few possible reasons why you may not be able to delete a file from your Dropbox account. The first possibility is that the file is in use. If a file is open on another computer or mobile device, it will not be deleted from Dropbox. The second possibility is that the file has been shared with other people and they have not yet deleted it.
How do I free up Dropbox space?
You should update your account to the most recent version. To increase your storage capacity, you can use referral bonuses or other incentives to boost your storage capacity. If you have shared folders that exceed your limit, please remove them. From Dropbox, you can delete files that you no longer need.