How to give people view-only access to your Dropbox files on a Windows device?

There are times when you just want people to view the files in your DropBox folder without being able to change them. To accomplish this you can set view-only permissions for some or all members of your Dropbox folder. View-only permissions enable members to always see the latest versions of the files without having the ability to edit them. Below is the step by step process to do it on a Windows Phone as well as Windows Tablet device.

Windows Phone
  1. Tap and hold any file or folder name to reveal a list of actions.
  2. Tap Share.
  3. Select whether you'd like to send a link or copy the link to your clipboard. Selecting Send a link gives you the option to use other apps, such as email, text messages, or social media.
  4. Fill out information as needed to send or post the link.
Windows Tablet
  1. Tap on the folder or file you want to share to open it.
  2. Tap …
  3. Select whether you'd like to send a link or copy the link to your clipboard. Sending a link will provide several options to share, such as email, Facebook, or other apps.
  4. Fill out information as needed to send or post the link.

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