How to move Dropbox desktop folder to a new location?

You can move your Dropbox folder to any location on your hard drive or external hard drive using the Dropbox desktop app. If you decide to move the folder, we recommend choosing a location on the same hard drive as your operating system. Dropbox won't work correctly if the Dropbox folder becomes inaccessible, which can happen if it's located on an external drive that gets disconnected.
  1. Click the Dropbox icon from your system tray.
  2. Click the gear icon.
  3. Click Preferences…
  4. Click Account.
  5. Click Move…
  6. Select the new location for your Dropbox folder.
  7. Let Dropbox move your folder and its contents to the new location.

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