How to give people view-only access to your Dropbox files?

There are two ways you can give view-only access to people to view your Dropbox files. People you share a file with must have a Dropbox account. If you share a file to an email address not associated with a Dropbox account, then the person can create an account or use an existing account that's under a different email.
  1. Share a file if you only want certain people to have access to your file.
  2. Create a shared link if you want anyone to be able to click a link to access your filepeople don't need a Dropbox account to view your file.
Whether you share a link or a file, the people you share with will be able to:
  • View files
  • Comment on files
  • Download copies of files
However, people who receive a shared link or shared file won't be able to edit the original file in any way.


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