Dropbox Secure File Sharing

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How to create a file request

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click File requests in the left sidebar.
  3. Click New request on the right-hand side.
  4. Under Title, enter a name for your request.
  5. Under Description, add details about the request, if you like.
  6. Under Folder for uploaded files, you'll see the path to a new folder for your requested files. If you'd like to change the destination, click Change folder.
  7. Click the check box next to Set deadline to choose a date and time. You can also Allow late uploads and choose a timeframe (available only to Dropbox Professional and Business customers).
  8. Click Create.
  9. Type the email, name, or group of the person (or people) you’d like to request files from. They’ll receive an email about your request.
    • To copy a link instead, click Copy next to Share a link instead. You can paste the link into an email, message, or wherever you’d like people to access it.
  10. Click Share. You’ll receive an email confirmation, and an email notification when files are uploaded to your file request.
Dropbox Secure File Sharing

Share Files Between Computers

Note: By default, the destination folder for uploaded files is private. You can share the uploaded files by selecting a shared folder when you create the request, or by sharing the files or folder after files have been uploaded.

How To Transfer Files Using Dropbox

Dropbox Vault is a feature that lets you create a location in Dropbox with an additional layer of security for your most sensitive files and share it with trusted contacts. This location, or “vault”, in your Dropbox account is guarded by a numeric password, or “PIN”, and can't be opened or accessed by third party apps.

Is Dropbox Sharing Secure

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