How to Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox

You can use Dropbox mobile and desktop app to backup photos from iPhone to Dropbox. The detailed steps to backup iPhone photos to Dropbox are introduced in the article. Head to have a check.

By iMobie | Posted on: Aug. 06, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 20, 2018
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Dropbox offers everyone 2GB of free storage space to save files and documents on the cloud. More importantly, the service syncs your files across all of your devices, so you can access everything at any time from Dropbox’s website, desktop apps for Mac, Windows, and Linux, or the iOS and Android mobile apps.

In this post, we share with you how to backup photos from iPhone to Dropbox. To make it, you need the help of the Dropbox mobile app for iOS and the desktop app for Mac/Windows.

Way 1. Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox via the Mobile App

Step 1 Download Dropbox app from the app store and install it on your iPhone.

Step 2 Sign in with your Dropbox account. If you don’t have one, register firstly and then log in.

Step 3 Once you log into Dropbox, tap on the Settings gear icon on the top left corner of the screen. Under Settings, tap on Camera Uploads and enable the “Camera Uploads” option. Then the photos you take on your iPhone will be sent to Dropbox as backups.

Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox via the Mobile App

Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox via the Mobile App

Way 2. Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox via the Desktop App

Step 1 Download the Dropbox desktop app on your computer. Once you install the application successfully, a Dropbox folder will be created.

Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox via the Desktop App

Backup Photos from iPhone to Dropbox via the Desktop App

Step 2 Log into your Dropbox account.

Step 3 Before backing up photos from iPhone to Drobox, you need to export the photos from iPhone to computer and keep them in the designated Dropbox folder. Once you have these photos in this folder, they will be automatically uploaded to Dropbox.

Now your photos are going to be stored on Dropbox and you can manage them from your desktop computer. Every file you drag into this folder will become a backup at Dropbox.

The Bottom Line

Doubtlessly, the photos on your iPhone mean a lot to you. However, even if you take very good care of them, you still never know when accident might happen. Therefore, it is necessary to have one more backup for your iPhone photos. Just do as the instructions to backup photos from iPhone to Dropbox to avoid potential picture loss.

iMobie

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