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For questions about the web interface to the Dropbox cross-platform file synchronization utility. Questions regarding installed Dropbox applications on devices should be asked on other SE sites.

Dropbox is a web-based file hosting service with desktop clients for all three major operating systems and for Android, iOS, and Blackberry mobile devices. It creates a special folder on machines it is installed on, which synchronizes any files saved in that folder with Dropbox's servers. Any other machine attached to the user's accounts will then have the same changes uploaded to their Dropbox folder. Files can also be downloaded and viewed through Dropbox's web interface from any computer with an internet connection.


In addition to syncing computers, Dropbox can also be used for collaboration. Shared folders can be set up between Dropbox users, and any files changed in the shared folder will be changed for everyone who has joined that folder.


Other Platforms

Questions about Dropbox at Web Applications should be primarily about the Web interface of the service.

  • If your question is about the PC or Mac app, it may already have an answer at Super User.
  • If your question is about the Android app, it may already have an answer at Android Enthusiasts.
  • If your question is about the iOS app, it may already have an answer at Ask Different.