Set view-only permissions for shared folder members

You can prevent other members from adding, editing, or deleting files in your shared folder by setting view-only permissions. Learn more about shared folders.

Set permissions when inviting people to a folder

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Scroll to the folder you'd like to set permissions for and click Share.
  3. Enter the email addresses of the new members you’d like to add.
  4. Select Can edit or Can view from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click Share.

Change permissions for existing members of a folder

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Scroll to the folder you'd like to set permissions for and click Share.
  3. Scroll to the email address of the member you'd like to change permissions for.
  4. Select Can edit or Can view from the drop-down menu beside their name.
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