Usually, members of a shared folder will see the same files in that folder, and the same versions of those files. If this isn’t the case for your shared folder, there can be a few possible explanations.
Not using Dropbox yet? See how Dropbox makes syncing files easy.
To check that a folder is actively shared between you and the other people you’d like to have access to it:
You can also view the members of a shared folder by opening it on dropbox.com. The profile pictures for each member will be displayed above the file names. If the shared folder has a large number of members, click "+" (plus) to display the shared folder options.
If files appear to be missing from a shared folder, first check that the folder is active and that other members are using it. To do so:
If files in a shared folder appear on dropbox.com but not on your computer, there could be a couple of explanations: