How to Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox

This post aims at telling you how to transfer files from PC to Dropbox so that you can benefit from its services. Follow us and you can easily upload files from PC to Dropbox.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: Jun. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 05, 2018
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With Dropbox, you can easily create a backup of your files and documents like images, videos, audios, documents and keep them safe in the cloud. On Android or iOS devices, you can easily transfer files to Dropbox using the Dropbox app, but how to transfer files from PC to Dropbox?

Here in this post, we are going to show you two ways to transfer files from PC to Dropbox. Follow the steps below and you can easily upload files from PC to Dropbox.

How to Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox

There are actually two ways to transfer files from PC to Dropbox – via Dropbox app and Dropbox website. Pick the easier method to follow and upload files from PC to Dropbox.

Method 1. Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox via Dropbox Website

Step 1Go to dropbox.com and sign in with your Dropbox username and password. Click on “Upload Files” button at the top.

Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox Using Dropbox Website - Step 1

Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox Using Dropbox Website – Step 1

Step 2Click on “Choose File” button and then select the file you want to add to your Dropbox. You can add multiple files to upload tray.

Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox Using Dropbox Website - Step 2

Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox Using Dropbox Website – Step 2

Step 3Click on Start upload button and the files will be uploaded to Dropbox.

Method 2. Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox via Dropbox App

Step 1Download and install the Dropbox Desktop app on your PC. A Dropbox folder will be created on your computer hard drive under the user folder.

Step 2Sign into the Dropbox app using your Dropbox account credentials after installing the Dropbox desktop app.

How to Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox using Desktop App - Step 2

How to Transfer Files from PC to Dropbox using Desktop App – Step 2

Step 3Drag and drop the files to the Dropbox folder and they will soon be moved to your Dropbox account.

  1. If you don’t want to relocate the file to Dropbox, you can copy the file and then paste it in Dropbox folder.
  2. Any changes you make to the Dropbox folder will be reflected back in your Dropbox account on the Dropbox website, so always follow great caution while dealing with Dropbox files through Dropbox desktop app.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to upload files from PC to Dropbox. If you have other ideas, please do let us know in the comment column.

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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