If you no longer need a file or folder, you can delete it from your Dropbox account.
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To delete files or folders on dropbox.com:
- Sign in to dropbox.com.
- Click "…" (ellipsis) beside the file's name.
- Click Delete and then Delete again.
To delete files or folders on the desktop app:
The easiest way to delete a file or folder is to drag it from the Dropbox folder on your computer to your Recycle Bin or Trash.
Dropbox limits the number of files you can permanently delete at one time. If you see an error that says "Too many files to permanently delete," delete a smaller number of files at a time.