Dropbox is a free cloud-storage service available on Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, and web browsers. Since the first launch in 2007, Dropbox has reached millions of users around the world. Also, this cloud storage provider is often on top grossing mobile app on Google Play Store. Like other Android apps, this service supports notification feature to help users update the status of your files and folders. However, in many cases, this function is considered as one the most annoying feature on Dropbox. If you are often irritated by this feature and want to remove it, this post may help you. In today’s article, I’m gonna tell you something about the notification feature of Dropbox and show you how to turn off notifications for Dropbox.
WHY DROPBOX NOTIFICATIONS ANNOY MANY PEOPLE?
At the first glance, notifications is useful because it helps you know what’s going on with your files and folders. However, app developers may abuse this feature to spam the users with promotional messages. More seriously, in many cases, plenty of notifications are sent to your device. Therefore, it would be better for you to turn off this function.
HOW TO TURN OFF NOTIFICATION FOR DROPBOX
In order to turn off all the notification from Dropbox, you have to:
- Remove Dropbox displayed notification on your device.
- Remove Dropbox email notification.
Now, let’s move to the tutorial part.
Turn off Dropbox pushing alert on your Android device
On the Android platform, Dropbox will show you notifications of file comments, task assignments, shared files/folders and downloaded files.
To enable or disable these types of notification on your Android device, follow this detailed guide:
1. Access your Dropbox account and tap the Menu icon
2. Then, tap your profile picture or scroll down and tap Settings
3. You will be led to Settings section. Scroll down and select Manage notifications
4. After that, a list of notification types will appear. Tap the Blue button to disable these functions
Once you’ve done, you no longer receive Dropbox notification on your device.
Turn off Dropbox email notifications on Android device
In addition to notification sending to your devices, Dropbox does send notification to your email address. Unfortunately, you can’t disable this feature on the Android app version. So, to remove this function, you’d better access your Dropbox via web browser and follow this tutorial to turn off email notification.
1. Access your Dropbox account via web browser on your device, and tap your profile picture
2. In the option box, select the option Settings
3. Then, select Notifications tab and remove the check marks from all the notification types
Once you’ve done, you will not receive any email notification from Dropbox.
So far, I have told you something about Dropbox notification and how to turn off notifications for Dropbox. Hopefully, this information will help get rid of all the annoying notifications successfully. If you have any troubles in using this service, check out other posts on my blog or leave them in the comments. I will try to help you out.
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