How to Backup Mac to Dropbox with Ease

Want to backup Mac to Dropbox by transferring data from Mac to Dropbox? Here in this article, we’ll show you several simple methods to backup Mac to Dropbox.

By Abby Walsh | Posted: Jun. 21, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 16, 2018
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Dropbox is a personal cloud storage service as well as an online backup service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. Dropbox would create a special folder on users’ computer and it will be automatically synced with all your devices. Once you add files to your Dropbox folder then it will be backed up to your Dropbox account automatically.

Dropbox is available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux desktop operating system, and it also has apps on iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. For Mac users, backing up files to Dropbox is a good option to go. Here let’s read through this article and know how to backup Mac to Dropbox easily.

Also Read: How to Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox >

Method 1. How to Backup Mac to Dropbox via Dropbox Website

Step 1.Go to the Dropbox website on your Mac and log in your account.

Step 2. Click on Upload on the upper right corner and then you can choose to upload files or folder from your Mac computer.

How to Backup Mac to Dropbox via Dropbox Website

How to Backup Mac to Dropbox via Dropbox Website

Every file or folder you choose to backup to Dropbox via dropbox website can’t be bigger than 20 GB. If you want to add lager files or folders, you can use desktop or mobile app to make it.

Method 2. How to Backup Mac to Dropbox via Desktop App

Step 1. Go to Dropbox website and install Dropbox app to your Mac computer. When the download is complete, a window containing a Dropbox icon will appear on the screen.

Step 2. Click “Open my Dropbox Folder.” This folder enables you to store and access files even when away from your computer. For Mac users, the Dropbox folder is created in the Home (main) folder.

Step 3. Drag and drop the file or folder in your Dropbox folder. Once you drag the file to the Dropbox folder it will sync to all your Dropbox account.

How to Backup Mac to Dropbox via Desktop App

How to Backup Mac to Dropbox via Desktop App

The Bottom Line

Here we’ve shown the detailed steps to backup Mac to Dropbox whether you have Dropbox app on your Mac or not. And AnyTrans for Cloud will be your great helper if you want to manage multiple cloud accounts in a simple and safe way. Just register it and have a free trial now >

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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