Dropbox File Size Limit – How Many Files You Can Upload or Download

Want to know how much space do you get on Dropbox, or how many files can you upload or download to your Dropbox? This guide will show you the details about Dropbox file size limit.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 14, 2020

Dropbox, as a file hosting service, has been trusted by a large amount of users to store and share files, collaborate on projects, etc. However, since many errors like 413 Request Entity Too large come out while uploading files to Dropbox, many users are stuck on a problem: Dropbox file size limit.

Then how many files or how large files can you upload or download via Dropbox? What is the Dropbox file size limit? Read on to get exact answer.

Dropbox File Size Limit

Desktop App:
Files uploaded to Dropbox via the desktop app or mobile app has no file size limit.

Files uploaded through the website have a limit of 10 GB per file. In other words, each file you upload through the website must be 10 GB or smaller.

File size is only limited by the amount of space available in your account. That’s to say, all files uploaded to your Dropbox must be smaller than the size of your Dropbox account’s storage quota. For example, if your account has a storage quota of 2 GB, you can upload one 2 GB file or many files that add up to 2 GB. If you are over your storage quota, Dropbox will stop syncing. If you are over your storage quota, Dropbox will stop syncing until you are below your limit.

How to View the Size of Files on Dropbox.com

Step 1. Sign in to the Dropbox.com > Hover your mouse over the Files option.

Step 2. Click the checkbox > Click Version history option. Now you can check the file size behind each version of the file.

The Bottom Line

With this detailed guide, you may have got the exact answer about Dropbox file size limit.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.