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How to use

Dropbox
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Click on the Search bar

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Go to dropbox.com/register

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Create an Account.
Enter in your details
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Type in your First name

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Type in your Last name

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Enter your Email address

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Type in your Password

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Tick I agree to Dropbox terms

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Click on Create an account.

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How do I Download
the Desktop App?
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Go to www.dropbox.com

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Click on Download the app

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The Setup file will


Download to your Computer.

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Go to Downloads folder

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Double click DropboxInstaller

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Click Run

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Wait for the installation


to complete.

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The Dropbox Setup page


will start.

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Type in your Email address

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Enter your Password

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Click Sign In

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Once installed,
click Open my Dropbox.

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Click Get Started

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Click Next

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Click Next to continue

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Click Next

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Click Finish to link your


Computer to Dropbox.

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How do I
Share folders
with other people?
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Click on the Search bar

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Go to www.dropbox.com

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Click Sign In

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Type in your Email address

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Enter your Password

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Click Sign in

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The Dropbox Home screen


will open.

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Hover the cursor over the


File you want to Share.

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Click on Share

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Click on Invite people


to collaborate

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Enter the Email address

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Add a personal message


if you'd like

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Click on Share folder

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Click on the drop-down

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Basic user has only


can edit permission.

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You can Upgrade


to enable
Viewer Permissions.
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How do I
Share a Folder
on Windows?
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Open your
Dropbox folder.
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Double click the Dropbox icon


on your desktop.

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The Dropbox folder will open.

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Right-click on the Folder


you want to Share

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Select Share this folder

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The Share Folder page


will open

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Type in the Email address

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Click Invite.

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How do I
Share Links
using the Website?
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Hover the cursor


over the File or Folder

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Click on Share

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Select Send link

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Enter the Email address

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Click Send

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Copy and Paste the Link


in your Email, Instant
message or Blog post
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Or wherever you'd like


people to access it.
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How do I
Share Link
on Windows?
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Open your
Dropbox folder.
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Right-click on the File


or Folder you want to Share.

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Select Share Dropbox link

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In your Dropbox Home screen,


click on Links

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Click the Shared link options


button in that File

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The Link is shown on the box

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Copy the Link

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And Paste it in your


Email, Instant message
or Blog post
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Or wherever you'd like


people to access it.
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To Remove the Link,


click on Remove link

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Click the Remove link button.

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How do I
Create a File request?

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Click on File requests

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Click on Create a file request

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Enter a Name for the Folder

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This Folder is where files


uploaded to your File
request are stored.
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By Default,
the Uploaded files
are Private.
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Click Change folder if youd


like to change the location

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Choose a Folder

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Click on Choose folder

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Click Next

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Click on Copy link

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And include it in your


Email, Instant message
or Blog post
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Or enter the Email of the


people you need files from

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Click Send

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Dropbox will send an


Invitation to Upload files
to the File request.
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It will also Email you


whenever people
Upload files.
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How do I
Invite people
to Upload files
to my File request?
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Hover the cursor


over the File request

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Click on Add people

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Enter the Email address

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Click Send.

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How do I
Close a File request?

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Hover the cursor over the


File request you want to close

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Click on Edit

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Click the Close request button.

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How do I
Add files on the
Dropbox website?
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Click the Upload button

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Click on Choose files

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Select the Files to be added,

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Click Open

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The File will be


Added to your Dropbox.

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Click Done.

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How do I Add files


on Windows?
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Drag and drop the Files


into your Dropbox folder.

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The Files in your


Dropbox folder will
Automatically be Synced
online.
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How do I
Get notified of changes
in my Dropbox?
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Click the Dropbox icon


from the System tray

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Click the Gear icon

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Select Preferences

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Check the box next to Show


desktop notifications

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Click Apply

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Click OK.

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How do I Delete a File


using the Dropbox
website?
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Click on the Empty space


to the right of the File

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Click Delete
from the action bar

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Click Delete.

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How do I Permanently
Delete Files from the
Dropbox website?
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Click the Trash can icon


to show Deleted files

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Any Files that


appear in Gray were
Previously deleted
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And can still be


either Undeleted or
Permanently deleted.
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Select the File you want


to Permanently delete

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Click Permanently delete


from the Action bar

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To Recover a File,
select the File

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Click Restore from


the Action bar

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Click Restore.

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How do I
Rename a File on
the Dropbox website?
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Click on the Empty space


to the right of the File

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Click Rename
from the Action bar

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Type in the New name.

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