How to Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts on One Computer with 2 Methods

Keeping 2 Dropbox accounts and want to know how to run two Dropbox accounts on one computer? This guide will share you detailed steps on how to setup 2 Dropbox accounts on one computer.

By iMobie | Posted: Jul. 19, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 19, 2018
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I now have 2 Dropbox accounts for 2 different clients. They are paid for separately, have separate sign-ins and cannot be linked. I would like to have both accounts downloaded on my computer. How can I run the 2 Dropbox accounts on one PC?

Multiple Dropbox Accounts

Multiple Dropbox Accounts

Dropbox, as a file-hosting service, allows users to keep a backup of important files, sync files between computers, and even share files to friends online. While Dropbox provides so many conveniences, it offers no direct way for users to run multiple Dropbox accounts on one computer at once. But fret not. We have collected some ways to run multiple Dropbox accounts on one computer, and will share you here. Just keep on.

How to Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts on One Computer

Method 1. Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts on One Computer via Incognito Mode

This can be the simplest way to run multiple Dropbox accounts on one computer.

Step 1 Open your computer and access your primary Dropbox account by using the desktop program.

Step 2 Open a browser and go to the Incognito Mode > Simply sign in your another Dropbox account.

Method 2. Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts on One Computer via Creating A New Account

Step 1 Press Windows+I and click Accounts option to create a new user account on your computer.

Step 2 Choose “Family & other users” from the left panel > Click Add someone else to this PC option.

Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts on One Computer

Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts on One Computer

Step 3 Click “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information” > Select “Add a user without a Microsoft account”.

Step 4 Enter the username, password and other details to create a new account. Now, your new account is created successfully.

Step 5 Create a new folder in C: drive for your Dropbox > Download Dropbox for this account. Select the new folder you just created in C: drive when you are being asked to choose a folder for Dropbox.

Step 6 Sign out of the new account and sign in your main account > Find Dropbox > Right-click on the icon and click “Open File Location” > Copy the Dropbox icon and paste it on your desktop.

Step 7 Add “runas / user:userdropbox” before existing text in the Target text-box > Click OK to save it > clicking on that shortcut icon on the desktop to access your secondary Dropbox account.

The Bottom Line

You may have got the main point on how to run multiple Dropbox accounts on one computer with above ways. If you have other trouble while using 2 or more Dropbox on one computer, just leave them in the comment section below. We will go through your problem and help you out soon.

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