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Access Files Anywhere, Anytime With Dropbox

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With cloud storage, you can access your files from anywhere anytime without any need for an external device or USB. You don’t have to send a file to yourself through email to open it on other device. If you sync the files from your computer to a cloud storage, all you need is an internet connection and you’ll get access to it.

This tutorial is an depth guide in using Dropbox.

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Access Files Anywhere, Anytime With Dropbox

  1. 1. Get Started: Dropbox Tutorial
  2. 2. What is Dropbox?
  3. 3. Dropbox is a file sharing service
  4. 4. Dropbox is a home for all your photos, docs, videos, and files
  5. 5. Dropbox offers cloud storage and file synchronization
  6. 6. Why use Dropbox?
  7. 7. #1 Take your documents anywhere
  8. 8. #1 Everything you keep in Dropbox is synced automatically to all your devices.
  9. 9. #2 Send files quickly
  10. 10. #2 Send people links to specific files, photos, and folders in your Dropbox
  11. 11. #2 Even if they don’t have an account
  12. 12. #3 Keep your photos safe
  13. 13. #3 Back up vacation photos automatically from your phone or computer.
  14. 14. #4 Work on projects together
  15. 15. #4 Invite your friends, family, and teammates to any folder in your Dropbox
  16. 16. #5 Never lose a file again
  17. 17. #5 Your stuff is always safe in Dropbox and can be restored in a snap.
  18. 18. Creating an Account
  19. 19. Go to www.dropbox.com
  20. 20. Go to www.dropbox.com
  21. 21. Choose a plan
  22. 22. Choose a plan
  23. 23. Or try it for FREE
  24. 24. Or try it for FREE
  25. 25. Type name in the Full name box
  26. 26. Type name in the Full name box Abc Xyz
  27. 27. Type Email Abc Xyz
  28. 28. Type Email Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  29. 29. Add Password Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  30. 30. Add Password Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  31. 31. Tick I agree to Dropbox terms Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  32. 32. Tick I agree to Dropbox terms Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  33. 33. Click Sign up for free Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  34. 34. Click Sign up for free Abc Xyz sampleemail@yahoo.com
  35. 35. or click Sign up free with Google
  36. 36. sampleemail Enter your gmail account
  37. 37. Click Next sampleemail
  38. 38. Add Password sampleemail@gmail.com
  39. 39. Click Sign In sampleemail@gmail.com
  40. 40. Click Allow
  41. 41. Add Password for your Dropbox account sampleemail@gmail.com
  42. 42. Type the captcha sampleemail@gmail.com
  43. 43. Click I agree to Dropbox terms sampleemail@gmail.com
  44. 44. Click Sign Up sampleemail@gmail.com
  45. 45. Go to you email account to verify your email
  46. 46. Maximize Dropbox
  47. 47. Download Dropbox to your device
  48. 48. Click Free download
  49. 49. Find the DropboxInstaller in your files
  50. 50. Double click to install
  51. 51. Save files directly to Dropbox
  52. 52. Download Dropbox to phones and tablets
  53. 53. Refer others to increase your Dropbox Basic Account for free (16GB max)
  54. 54. Or upgrade to paid accounts
  55. 55. Dropbox account page
  56. 56. Account name and photo IT
  57. 57. Free accounts get 2GB of storage IT sampleemail@domain
  58. 58. See account options IT sampleemail@domain
  59. 59. Notifications IT
  60. 60. Easily search for files IT
  61. 61. Sidebar menu IT
  62. 62. Recents sidebar menu
  63. 63. Click Recents to view files that was previously added/edited I T
  64. 64. Shortcuts for uploading and sharing files I T
  65. 65. Click ellipsis to open options
  66. 66. Share files with anyone
  67. 67. Upload files from your device to Dropbox
  68. 68. Share folders to anyone
  69. 69. Uploading files
  70. 70. Click the Upload icon
  71. 71. Click Choose files
  72. 72. Select a file then click Open
  73. 73. Click done after the files have been uploaded
  74. 74. Or Add more files to be uploaded
  75. 75. Creating links & sharing files
  76. 76. Click Share
  77. 77. Add an Email or name you want to share with
  78. 78. Or Create a link to send to anyone
  79. 79. Customize link settings
  80. 80. Customize links for paid accounts
  81. 81. Links can also be deleted
  82. 82. Click Copy link to view and copy the link
  83. 83. Send link to people you want to share the file
  84. 84. See links created from the Files sidebar menu I T
  85. 85. Or in the Links sidebar menu
  86. 86. Editing files
  87. 87. Double click a file to open
  88. 88. Click the ellipsis icon to see other options
  89. 89. Same options are available in the Files menu
  90. 90. Click on any file for the options to appear
  91. 91. Rename and Move are additional options from the Files category
  92. 92. Arrange files by creating folders
  93. 93. Share folders to anyone
  94. 94. Deleted files
  95. 95. View deleted files
  96. 96. Or view deleted files here
  97. 97. Click Restore to bring back deleted files
  98. 98. Click Undo deletion to restore files
  99. 99. Creating & sharing folders
  100. 100. Share/Create folders by clicking this icon
  101. 101. Or share/create folders from the Sharing category
  102. 102. Click New shared folder
  103. 103. Select from the two options
  104. 104. Click Next
  105. 105. Type a name for your folder
  106. 106. Click Next
  107. 107. Customize what people can do to the files/folders you shared
  108. 108. Type the email or name to share the folder
  109. 109. Import contacts from Gmail, Yahoomail or Facebook
  110. 110. Add a message
  111. 111. Click Share
  112. 112. See all folders created from the Sharing sidebar menu
  113. 113. Creating & sharing files
  114. 114. Click Share from the Recents or Files sidebar menu
  115. 115. Add email and message
  116. 116. Click Share
  117. 117. Creating Teams
  118. 118. Click Create free team in the Team sidebar menu
  119. 119. Add company name
  120. 120. Click Create a new Team Dropbox
  121. 121. Add work email
  122. 122. Add password
  123. 123. Click I agree to Dropbox Terms
  124. 124. or choose Make my current Dropbox a Team Dropbox
  125. 125. Click Continue
  126. 126. Add name or email to invite members
  127. 127. Click Continue
  128. 128. Click Settings to customize what to share or delete team Lead Team Lead Team
  129. 129. Leaving a team? Click this Lead Team Lead Team
  130. 130. Give admin permissions to someone else Lead Team Lead Team
  131. 131. See other teams you are part of Lead Team
  132. 132. Collaborate with others
  133. 133. Create, edit, comment and share documents using Dropbox Paper
  134. 134. Click Paper on the sidebar menu
  135. 135. Click on a sample documents or create a new one
  136. 136. + sign on the left opens up a menu
  137. 137. Upload images
  138. 138. Insert from Dropbox
  139. 139. Insert tables
  140. 140. Add bulleted, numbered and task list -space
  141. 141. Insert Divider
  142. 142. Insert Code
  143. 143. Highlight texts to access an editing menu
  144. 144. Bold, Strikethrough, Large Header and Medium Header
  145. 145. Bulleted, Numbered and Task List-space
  146. 146. Create Link and Add Comment
  147. 147. Add and reply to comments… add emojis too!
  148. 148. Add images and videos by pasting embedded codes
  149. 149. Other sidebar menus
  150. 150. See timeline of changes in Events menu
  151. 151. Invite others to upload files to your Dropbox
  152. 152. Click Create a file request
  153. 153. Type the file you are requesting
  154. 154. Select the folder for storage
  155. 155. Add a deadline & timezone
  156. 156. Click Next
  157. 157. Send people the copy of the link or add email addresses
  158. 158. Click Done
  159. 159. “I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… carrying around these non-connected computers is byzantine by comparison.” - Steve Jobs
  160. 160. Thanks! Ivy T. Virtual Professional www.indieivy.com This tutorial was made using Windows 10 PC. Dropbox views may be different for every devices. Depending on your device, the photos shown in this tutorial may be different.

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