How do I access my Dropbox?

You can access your Dropbox account, and your Dropbox files, with the Dropbox mobile app for your phone or tablet (including Android, iPhone, and iPad). Alternatively, you can sign into on your mobile device in any mobile browser app.

What is Dropbox used for?

Dropbox is a home for all your work. You can store and share files, collaborate on projects, and bring your best ideas to life—whether you’re working alone or with colleagues and clients. With Dropbox, all your files are backed up to the cloud and available online.

Does it cost to use Dropbox?

With Dropbox Basic, it’s easy to get to your files from multiple devices—computers, phones, and tablets—for free: Windows and Mac: Install our app, and everything in your account will appear in the Dropbox folder on your computer.

Where is my Dropbox folder located?

Dropbox Folder Location By default, the Dropbox folder is installed as a subfolder of the “C:\Users\” folder, where “C:” is your main hard drive and “” is your Windows user account name.

Who can see 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.

What is a Dropbox account?

Dropbox is a cloud storage service that lets you save files online and sync them to your devices. You can use Dropbox links to share files and folders with other people without sending large attachments. Dropbox offers a free plan that includes 2 GB of storage.

Is Dropbox an American company?

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, U.S. that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software.

Why is Dropbox called Dropbox?

The solution was a platform that would enable anyone to access their personal files from any device in any location, wifi permitting. It would eventually be called DropBox, for the sole fact that it would enable users to drop documents into a virtual box and then access them whenever and wherever they’d need to.

How do I recover my Dropbox?

Yes, recovering or restoring deleted files from Dropbox is simple. On, navigate to the Deleted files page, select the recoverable files or folders you’d like to recoup, and click restore. Dropbox keeps your deleted files and edits for up to 180 days, depending on your plan.

How do I receive files?

Receive a file

  1. On your Android device, open Files by Google .
  2. On the bottom right, select the “Share” tab .
  3. Tap Receive.
  4. After the sender taps your name, you’re asked to accept the connection.
  5. Wait for your friend to send you files.
  6. Optional: To send a file or app to the sender, tap Send files.
  7. To disconnect, tap Back .

Do I need a Dropbox account to receive files?

Can I upload files to Dropbox without a Dropbox account? If someone requests files from you, you don’t need a Dropbox account to upload files into the file request. However, without a file request, you need a Dropbox account to upload and share files.

How do I know if someone has viewed my Dropbox?

Hover over a gray avatar on the preview of a file on to see when they last Viewed the file. You can also see the full history of when people viewed files.

Can someone hack your Dropbox?

If Dropbox doesn’t take serious action towards security, they could be hacked once again. A notorious Dropbox hack was the result of an employee using their company password on other websites. There are two important takeaways from this. One is that Dropbox remains a popular target for cyber attacks.

How do I cancel Dropbox?

Cancel an individual Dropbox plan

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials) in the top-right corner.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Plan.
  5. Click Cancel plan at the bottom of the page.
  6. Select a reason for canceling.
  7. Click Continue canceling.

Where is Dropbox located?

Who started Dropbox?

Drew Houston
This week we spoke to Drew Houston, founder and chief executive of US cloud storage company Dropbox. Drew Houston says it felt as if he had just two weeks to find a complete stranger to marry. Back in 2007 the then 24-year-old was desperate to secure funding to get his idea for a cloud storage business up and running.

Is Dropbox a Google?

Dropbox is an independent company, and a relatively small one at that compared to such a giant one like Google. However, Dropbox holds its own by having acquired 8 million business customers business customers who love the simplicity of its sync and share file features.

Why do I have to pay for Dropbox?

The extra storage space is the main addition to Dropbox’s paid plans, but there is also priority access to the support team and features like offline access on the mobile app. The first paid plan, Dropbox Plus, gives you 2TB of space and costs $9.99 per month when you pay for a full year.