How to Share Files on Dropbox with Ease

Want to share files on Dropbox but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to make it step by step.

By Lena Lee | Posted: Jun. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Jun. 28, 2018
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Dropbox lets us store files easily, and at the same time, we can also share Dropbox files to others without effort. However, if you are new to Dropbox, you may feel confused about the steps. To help you out, here we will show you how to share files on Dropbox in 3 methods, from the Dropbox website, from your computer, and from your phone app. Let’s get it on.

Part 1. How to Share Files on Dropbox via Web

Step 1 Go to dropbox.com > Sign in with your account.

Step 2 Click Files > Find the file/folder you want to share > Hover the file/folder and click the Share button.

Step 3 Then you can choose to share the file/folder to a specific person, or create a share link as per your needs.

How to Share Files on Dropbox via Web

How to Share Files on Dropbox via Web

Part 2. How to Share Files on Dropbox via Computer

If you have Dropbox desktop app on your Mac or PC, you can simply share your files from your computer, here are the steps.

Step 1 Go to Dropbox and then right-click/control-click the file:

On Windows PC: choose Share > Create link.

On Mac/Linux: select Copy Dropbox Link.

Step 2 The link will be copied to your clipboard. Now you can send the link to your friends, or share it via social media platform.

Part 3. How to Share Files on Dropbox on Phone

If you want to share files on Dropbox on your phone or tablet, follow the steps below.

Step 1 Go to Dropbox app > Find the file/folder you need.

On Android device: tap the download arrow next to the file name.

On iOS device: tap “…” next to the file name.

Step 2 Choose Share > Tap Create a link.

Step 3 Share the link to your friends via email, messages or social media platform.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to share files on Dropbox. Hope it can help you. If you like this guide, please share it to help more people.

Lena Lee

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on Apple related problems.

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