Posts tagged Cloud

Dropbox icon overlays not appearing correctly?

December 6, 2016
Posted in Dropbox

If you don't see Dropbox syncing icon overlays on your files, there are a few possible explanations. The most likely explanation is that Dropbox may have shut down unexpectedly. Icon overlays appear over your files only when Dropbox is running. To check if Dropbox is running, look for the Dropbox icon in your menu bar or system tray:

Going Paperless with "Dropbox Paper"

December 6, 2016
Posted in Dropbox

Dropbox Paper lets you create a central hub for your team’s content. Just start a Paper doc or folder and invite collaborators—they’ll be able to access and edit the most up-to-date information, anytime. Paper even shows you who’s seen a doc, and when, so you know who’s up to speed.    

Using the Dropbox badge

December 2, 2016
Posted in Dropbox

The badge appears on any Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, or Excel file saved in your Dropbox. The badge gives you easy access to some of the best Dropbox features: See who is viewing or editing a file. Update to the latest version of a file. Instantly share the file you're working on. Ask for feedback or contributions on a file. View file history to find content you changed or deleted.    

Creating File request using Dropbox

December 2, 2016

File requests allows you to collect and receive files—big or small — from anyone, right into your Dropbox. File requests are ideal for receiving a large file or collection of files, collecting photos after a special event, and requesting submissions from coworkers and clients. Get files from anyone Receive large files easily Organize everything in one place Keep files private FAQs

Share a File or Share a Link using Dropbox

December 2, 2016
Posted in Dropbox, Applications, Mac, PC

There are two ways to give other people view-only access to files in your Dropbox: share a file or create a shared link. Share a file if you only want certain people to have access to your file. Note: People you share a file with must have a Dropbox account. If you share a file to an email address not associated with a Dropbox account, then the person can create an account or use an existing account that's under a different email.

Dropbox and macOS Sierra compatibility

December 2, 2016
Posted in Dropbox, Mac

If you recently upgraded to macOS Sierra (version 10.12), and you have the Dropbox desktop app installed on your computer, you should update to the latest version of Dropbox. However, even if you update to the latest version of Dropbox you may still notice some unexpected behavior. Click on the link below for possible solutions. https://www.dropbox.com/help/9269