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How to Use Dropbox

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What is Dropbox?

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Dropbox is….
• Is an online virtual storage utility that allows to make your files (even large files) accessible from anywhere.

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It means, you can access your important files without the need of storage devices

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Let’ get started.

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First step is to download Dropbox application to your computer.

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Open your web browser and type www.dropbox.com in the address bar and press enter key.

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Click Download Dropbox.

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Wait for the download to complete .

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Locate Dropbox setup in the download folder of your computer when download is completed.

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Double click on Dropbox.

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Click install button.

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Select I don’t have a Dropbox account and click next.

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Supply the information needed here.

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Type your first name here.

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Type your last name here.

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Add your email address here.

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Type your password here.

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Retype your password here for verification.

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Check the terms of service.

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Click next.

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Select free 2GB size of your Dropbox.

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Click next to continue.

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Choose “Typical” Dropbox setup type.

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Click install.

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Click next to continue the Dropbox tour.

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Click next.

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Click next.

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Click next.

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Click finish to complete the installation.

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The Dropbox folder will open when installation is completed.

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Now let’s start using Dropbox

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Add any file in the Dropbox Folder

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Added files in this folder will automatically sync in your Dropbox account online.

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A check appears when the file was synced.

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To view your file in Dropbox online

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Right click on the file.

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Mouse over on Dropbox to expand the menu.

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Click Browse on Dropbox website.

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Your file was added in Dropbox online.

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Now let’s share a file using Dropbox.

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Click Sharing to enable file sharing.

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Click New shared folder.

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Click Send email to verify your email address.

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Open your email and read the message from Dropbox.

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Click Verify your email address.

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Click done button to close this dialogue box.

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Click the folder button to start sharing a file.

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Choose “I’d like to create and share a new folder”.

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Give a name to your folder.

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Click next button.

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Add a email address where you want to share your folder.

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Click the share folder button.

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Done creating sharing folder.

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Click the folder to open it.

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Click upload to upload files from your computer.

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Click choose files.

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Pick the file you want to share.

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Click open to add the file.

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If you want add another file, click add more files.

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Pick the file you want to add.

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Click open to add the file.

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Click done to finish adding the files.

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You’re now done adding files on your shared folder.

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Now let’s start sharing file for non Dropbox User.

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Click on the files you want to share.

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Click move.

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This will prompt.

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Click Public folder.

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Click Move.

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You’re done moving your file in public folder.

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Click Public folder to view the file.

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This is the file we moved.

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Click on it.

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Click Copy public link.

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The download link of the file will show.

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Click Copy to clipboard.

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Click Copy to clipboard.

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You can share this link in

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That’s the basic on how to use Dropbox!

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