Dropbox is one of the popular cloud storage services, but it’s not for everyone. The free basic plan only provides 2GB of storage, and you have to pay monthly to increase storage. Whereas, counterparts like MEGA provide 50GB of cloud storage for free. If you want to leave Dropbox, you might want to delete your Dropbox account. However, if you’ve subscribed to any paid plans, you’ve to cancel your subscription at first before closing your account.
What happens when you delete your Dropbox account
- All your data and files will be erased from Dropbox.
- Devices linked to your account will stop syncing.
- Your files on the Dropbox folder of your computer will remain.
- You cannot edit the files in shared folders.
- Files shared by you in shared folders will remain available to folder members.
Note: Deleting your Dropbox account is permanent.
How to delete Dropbox account
- Visit dropbox.com and sign in to your account.
- Click on your profile at the top right corner of the page.
- Select Settings from the dropdown menu.
- Scroll down to the bottom and click Delete account.
- Type in your password and select a reason for leaving Dropbox.
- Click on the Permanently delete button to confirm.