Remote wipe Dropbox from a team member's lost or stolen device
As the admin of a Dropbox Business team, you can use remote wipe to delete the Dropbox folder from a team member’s linked device. Remote wipe is helpful if a team member’s device is ever lost or stolen.
When an admin uses remote wipe, only a member’s work Dropbox folder is deleted. If you need to remote wipe a personal Dropbox account, you’ll have to do that separately.
How to remote wipe a team member's device
- Sign in to dropbox.com with your admin credentials.
- Click Admin Console.
- Click Members.
- Click the name of the member whose device you want to unlink.
- Under Devices, click the X next to the device you'd like to remove.
- In the pop-up window, check Delete files from [Organization name Dropbox] the next time this computer comes online and click Unlink.
Note: If you have the Dropbox Paper app installed, you’ll also need to unlink your Paper account.
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