How to Hide Folders from Dropbox's Photo Gallery Carousel?

Dropbox's Carousel is a photo and video managing app where you can backup photos and videos. you can use this to auto backup photos that you take with your mobile phone to Dropbox account. In Dropbox's Carousel, you can see the photos that you have on Dropbox and those stored locally on your mobile phone.

You can easily hide your entire Dropbox folder from photo gallery Carousel. To do so, you need to use the Web version of Carousel. When you upload photos to Dropbox, it will store in "Camera Uploads" folder. So you can not hide the default "Camera Uploads" folder. Because Carousel stores the auto backups in "Camera Uploads" folder when you upload them from your mobile phone.

Carousel has a Timeline View, it shows the photos located in a folder, but it does not show the folders. So if you want to hide your folder, you need to open "Dropbox" to see which folders you have created and which folder you want to hide, check the date of that folder and then go to "Carousel Timeline" (https://carousel.dropbox.com/app/timeline) to find its photos. There is an "Albums" view in Carousel, but an album does not equal a folder. Once you locate a group of photos (other than the Camera Uploads folder) that you want to hide from Carousel, right-click on one of the photos and select "Exclude from Carousel" option. You will get a pop window which asks you to confirm it.

Note: You can not hide folders from Carousel Android app and iOS app, but you can hide individual photos.

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