The new version of the Dropbox desktop application gives you the option to disable the Finder integration. Disabling this integration means that you won’t be able to get sync status icons next to your files, or access Dropbox menu options by right-clicking on files. The sync status of your files and folders will no longer be reflected in Finder, though as always you’ll be able to see these changes in the Dropbox website after you sign in the Dropbox mobile app.
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We’re in touch with Apple and are working together to resolve this quickly, but don’t yet have a timeline on a fix. We’ll be updating this post, our blog, and Twitter at @dropbox_support with the latest news.
This issue only affects Macs that have OS X 10.10 Yosemite installed and have installed the Dropbox desktop client. This does not affect users running OS X version 10.9.5 or lower. To see which version you're running, follow these steps:
Dropbox is a great online tool for remote file storage. The free or premium membership service allows you to sync your stored files with any of your internet-enabled devices.
But between the ubiquity of Google Drive, and the compatibility of iCloud, Mac users might find the third-party storing service obsolete.
Whether you want to uninstall Dropbox on your Mac to free up space for your other cloud storage apps or make room for the reinstallation of a newer version of the program, you can do it in four easy steps. Here's how.
1. Open the Finder on your Mac.
Within the Finder, make sure you're searching 'This Mac' and not 'Recents.'
2. Type 'Dropbox' in the Finder search bar in the top right.
3. Right-click on the Dropbox application and select 'Move to Trash.'
The Dropbox icon is a blue circle framing a white cardboard box.
4. Right-click on the Trash app in the bottom right corner of your Mac. Select 'Empty Trash' and confirm.
5. To ensure the Dropbox app is fully uninstalled, move duplicate copies of the app or its installer to the Trash and empty it.