How To Use Drop Box?

What is Dropbox and how do you use it?

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How do I put files into Dropbox?


  • Sign in to
  • Click Upload.
  • Choose Files or Folder. If you choose Files, select as many files as you like and click Open. If you choose Folder, select a folder and click Upload.

Is Dropbox free to use?

Re: Is Dropbox free

A Dropbox Basic account is free and includes 2 GB of space. You can download free apps to access Dropbox from your computer and mobile device. You can also earn more space on your Dropbox Basic account.

How do I use Google Dropbox?

Dropbox for Gmail Chrome extension

  1. From your Gmail account, click Compose.
  2. Click the Dropbox icon at the bottom of the Compose window.
  3. Select the file you’d like to share from your Dropbox in the pop-up window.
  4. Click Insert link.
  5. You’ll then see an attachment link in the body of your email.

Can anyone see what in my Dropbox?

All files you store in Dropbox are private. Other people can’t see and open those files unless you purposely share links to files or share folders with others. Note: If you’re a member of a Dropbox Business team, your admins can access the files in your team account.

How do I upload something to someone else’s Dropbox?

Share a file or folder on

  • Sign in to
  • Click Files in the left column.
  • Hover over the file or folder you’d like to share.
  • Click Share.
  • Type the Email, name, or group of the person (or people) you’d like to share with.
  • Click Share. They’ll receive an email with a link to the file or folder.

Can I give someone access to my Dropbox?

When you share a link with someone, they can view the file or folder on You can send a link by email, Facebook, Twitter, instant message, social networks, wherever you want. You can share these links with anyone, even if they don’t have a Dropbox account.

How do I drag and drop files in Dropbox?

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How do I access files in someone else’s Dropbox?

Request access to a shared folder

  1. Click the invitation link that you received.
  2. Click Request access.
  3. If you have more than one Dropbox account, select which account you’d like to add the shared folder to.
  4. Your request will be sent to the folder owner, and you’ll be notified if the owner accepts your request.

What can I use instead of Dropbox?

Best alternatives to Dropbox

  • Cheaper alternative and more features than Dropbox.
  • pCloud. Cheapest alternative to Dropbox.
  • Google Drive. Best free alternative to Dropbox.
  • Microsoft OneDrive. Great free alternative to Dropbox, and free Microsoft Office.
  • Tresorit.
  • 6. Box.
  • SpiderOak.
  • IDrive.

What does drop box cost?

Today Dropbox announced a revamped version of its paid offering for individuals, called Dropbox Pro, that costs $9.99 a month for 1 terabyte of storage. Previously, $9.99 got you just 100 gigabytes; storage maxed out at 500GB, which cost a whopping $500 a year.

Which is better Dropbox or Google Drive?

Google Drive gives you more space with its free account compared to Dropbox and while both let you pay additional storage Dropbox’s maximum is 3TB while Google Drive’s is 30TB. Dropbox does follow and sync changes made to files quicker than Google Drive.