Dropbox

One place for all of your stuff, wherever you are.
Dropbox
Why it’s awesome
• Free (2 gb)
• Cloud Based
• Collaborative
• Works on all devices
• Automatically syncs
• Just l...
Dropbox…let’s get it started
• Check your email for an invitation or go to
www.dropbox.com
• Begin the download
• It shoul...
1. download
• Once the program finishes downloading, double click
on it and the application window will appear.

• Drag an...
2. install
• To install Dropbox, go to your Applications
folder and double click on the Dropbox
icon.
2. install
• Select “I don’t have a Dropbox account”
and click Continue.

Unless of course you have one
2. install
• Create an account
• Agree to the Terms of Service
2. install
• Once the installation is finished, Dropbox
provides a 5-page tutorial.
Feel free to read this to get more fam...
2. install
• The blue Dropbox icon will appear in the
top right corner of your menu bar, as
shown by the green arrow.
3. Desktop access
• Click on the blue Dropbox icon and then
select “Open Dropbox Folder.”
Told ya, nothing new 
3. Desktop access
• Add a new folder by clicking on the Gear
menu and selecting “New Folder.”
3. Desktop access
• Blue Circle=syncing in progress
• Green Arrow=complete

In order to access you have to wait for the gr...
4. sharing
• Select the folder you want to share.
• Select “Share This Folder…”.
• This will take you to the Dropbox websi...
5. Online access
• Dropbox is in the cloud…
5. Online access
• To upload a filed online, under the “Files”
tab select “Upload.”
5. Online access
• Once your file has finished loading, it will
appear in that folder EVERYWHERE (well,
close).
5. Online access
• You can also share a folder from the
website. Click the “Sharing” tab and click
“Share a folder.”
6. Public folder

• Public folder available
6. Public folder
• Click the Dropbox icon menu and select
“Copy Public Link.” You can now paste
the link into an email, Fa...
Status icons…
Dropbox on your device
App
• Free app
• Just log in
• Everything will
automatically sync

To be aware
• Cannot edit from y...
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Dropbox

  1. 1. Dropbox One place for all of your stuff, wherever you are.
  2. 2. Dropbox Why it’s awesome • Free (2 gb) • Cloud Based • Collaborative • Works on all devices • Automatically syncs • Just like regular file storage so you don’t have to learn anything new!
  3. 3. Dropbox…let’s get it started • Check your email for an invitation or go to www.dropbox.com • Begin the download • It should appear in your downloads menu or pop up
  4. 4. 1. download • Once the program finishes downloading, double click on it and the application window will appear. • Drag and drop the blue box into your Applications folder.
  5. 5. 2. install • To install Dropbox, go to your Applications folder and double click on the Dropbox icon.
  6. 6. 2. install • Select “I don’t have a Dropbox account” and click Continue. Unless of course you have one
  7. 7. 2. install • Create an account • Agree to the Terms of Service
  8. 8. 2. install • Once the installation is finished, Dropbox provides a 5-page tutorial. Feel free to read this to get more familiar with the program.
  9. 9. 2. install • The blue Dropbox icon will appear in the top right corner of your menu bar, as shown by the green arrow.
  10. 10. 3. Desktop access • Click on the blue Dropbox icon and then select “Open Dropbox Folder.” Told ya, nothing new 
  11. 11. 3. Desktop access • Add a new folder by clicking on the Gear menu and selecting “New Folder.”
  12. 12. 3. Desktop access • Blue Circle=syncing in progress • Green Arrow=complete In order to access you have to wait for the green check
  13. 13. 4. sharing • Select the folder you want to share. • Select “Share This Folder…”. • This will take you to the Dropbox website. Just follow the prompts
  14. 14. 5. Online access • Dropbox is in the cloud…
  15. 15. 5. Online access • To upload a filed online, under the “Files” tab select “Upload.”
  16. 16. 5. Online access • Once your file has finished loading, it will appear in that folder EVERYWHERE (well, close).
  17. 17. 5. Online access • You can also share a folder from the website. Click the “Sharing” tab and click “Share a folder.”
  18. 18. 6. Public folder • Public folder available
  19. 19. 6. Public folder • Click the Dropbox icon menu and select “Copy Public Link.” You can now paste the link into an email, Facebook message, website, blog, or anywhere else.
  20. 20. Status icons…
  21. 21. Dropbox on your device App • Free app • Just log in • Everything will automatically sync To be aware • Cannot edit from your idevice • Format may change

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