How to Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox

How do you transfer photos from Mac to Dropbox? Read the guide to get 2 ways about how to transfer photos from Mac to Dropbox.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: Jun. 21, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 30, 2018
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Do you think hundreds of your memorable holiday, birthday, and party pictures stored on the Mac are 100% secured? Well, as we know the uncertain situation can occur at any time like data loss or hard drive failure. In order to prevent your photos from such uncertain situations, you can backup Mac photos to Dropbox. Transferring the photos from Mac to the Dropbox is not a herculean job. You just have to follow some simple steps to upload Mac photos to Dropbox.

Uploading photos to Dropbox not only keeps the photos safe, you can access the backed up photos from any other device including Android, iOS, Windows, or Linux device as well. Dropbox is one of the famous cloud storage services throughout the world for its easy to use interface and reliability. The process of uploading the file to Dropbox is easy. Read the guide to learn how to transfer photos from Mac to Dropbox.

Method 1: Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with Dropbox Website

Step 1 Open a web browser such as Google Chrome on your computer and enter the Dropbox website.

Step 2 Sign to the Dropbox account by entering the login credential. If you don’t have one, create it firstly by clicking on the “Sign up” button.

Step 3 Now, click on the “Upload Files” in the top right corner of the screen.

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with Dropbox Website

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with Dropbox Website

Step 4 Popup will appear with upload top Dropbox message, click on the “Choose files” button and select the photo that you want to transfer. You can also drag and drop the file on the Dropbox web interface to upload Mac photos to Dropbox.

Step 5 After that, hit on the “Start” to start uploading.

Method 2: Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with Dropbox App

Dropbox offers a dedicated application for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices. Using Dropbox application makes transferring process easier and convenient.

Step 1 Download the Dropbox app on your Mac computer and install it.

Step 2 Open the Dropbox application and sign in to the Dropbox account by entering the Dropbox account login details.

Step 3 Once the login process completed, click on the “Open my Dropbox” button.

Step 4 You will find a new folder in the Home folder with the name of Dropbox. You can simply drag and drop the file inside the Dropbox folder to upload the file to Dropbox.

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox - Step 4

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox – Step 4

Method 3: Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

Here in this post, we also share with you an extra way to upload Mac photos to Dropbox. The tool you need – AnyTrans for Cloud is a powerful cloud manager, which integrates with Dropbox so you can access and manage all the files and documents on Dropbox. Besides Dropbox, more cloud drives including Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, iCloud Drive are supported, so that you can keep all your clouds under control within just one login.

How about free signing up for AnyTrans for Cloud to have a try? Detailed steps to upload Mac photos to Dropbox are offered below. 

Step 1 Get AnyTrans for Cloud app installed on computer, open it and sign in your AnyTrans account.

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

Step 2 Click on the “+” button and choose Dropbox to add to AnyTrans for Cloud. An Authorization is necessary.

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

Step 3 Hit the Dropbox icon on the left sidebar, open the Photos folder or create a new one, click “Upload” icon to choose the photos you want to upload to Dropbox, and finally click “Open” button. 

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

Transfer Photos from Mac to Dropbox with AnyTrans for Cloud

The Bottom Line

So, these are the steps to transfer photos from Mac to Dropbox. Engaging with Dropbox Mac application, you can easily manage and upload Mac photos to Dropbox cloud storage. The process of transferring photos from Mac to the Dropbox is effortless. Hope you find the best solution to your question. Still have any query, feel free to tell us in the comments.

Lydia Smith

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

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