Shared Folder Name Discrepancies/Differences in Dropbox


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I notice that a shared folder in Dropbox has a different name than my colleagues' for the same folder. Why is this happening?


A shared folder that is renamed in Dropbox is only renaming that person's view of the folder and will not change the name for other collaborators shared on the folder. To share with a different name, you would have to unshare the folder completely, rename it, and then re-share the folder with the same collaborators.

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Article ID: 10074
Mon 4/24/23 3:35 PM
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