How to use Dropbox with your KakaoTalk login

Updated Nov 29, 2023
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This article describes a feature available to customers on all Dropbox plans. This feature is available on dropbox.com, the Dropbox desktop app, and the Dropbox mobile app for iOS. To access this feature, set your device language to Korean or change the language setting on your Dropbox account to Korean.

You can use your Kakao account to access Dropbox. With Kakao Login, you can access the same Dropbox account across different platforms without having to remember a Dropbox password.
 

How to log in to an existing Dropbox account using Kakao

To access Dropbox with Kakao Login, you can click Continue with Kakao on dropbox.com, the Dropbox desktop app, or the Dropbox mobile iOS app. 

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Note: The email address associated with your Kakao Account ID must match the email address you use to log in to Dropbox in order to use this feature. Learn how to change the email address associated with your Dropbox account.

How to create a new Dropbox account using Kakao

How to create a new Dropbox account using Kakao

You can create a new Dropbox account using your Kakao credentials.

To create a new Dropbox account through Kakao Login on dropbox.com:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to dropbox.com.
  2. Click Continue with Kakao under Log in or sign up
  3. Enter your email address in the user ID field.
    • warning Warning: Don't continue with your phone number. Use the email address you want your Dropbox account to be associated with. 
       
  4. Enter your Kakao account password in the Password field.
    • magic wand Tip: Click Save Login Information if you want to use the autofill feature when logging in.
       
  5. Click Log in
  6. Review your user ID and Kakao’s personal information policy. 
  7. Click Accept All to consent.
  8. Click Accept and Continue.  
  9. Enter your first and last names in the account creation form fields.
  10. Click Agree and Sign up after reviewing the Dropbox Terms and Privacy Policy.
  11. Click Create and continue
     

You can sign up for free or choose from one of the paid plans. Your new Dropbox account will be linked to the email address associated with your Kakao account. 

To create a new Dropbox account using Kakao Login on the Dropbox mobile app for iOS:

  1. Open the Dropbox mobile app for iOS.
  2. Tap Continue with Kakao.
    • You’ll be redirected to dropbox.com to complete the sign up process.
  3. Enter your email address in the user ID field.
    • warning Warning: Don't continue with your phone number. Use the email address you want your Dropbox account to be associated with. 
       
  4. Enter your Kakao account password in the Password field.
    • magic wand Tip: Click Save Login Information if you want to use the autofill feature when logging in.
       
  5. Click Log in
  6. Review your user ID and Kakao’s personal information policy. 
  7. Click Accept All to consent.
  8. Click Accept and Continue.  
  9. Enter your first and last names in the account creation form fields.
  10. Click Agree and Sign up after reviewing the Dropbox Terms and Privacy Policy.
  11. Click Create and continue
     

You can sign up for free or choose from one of the paid plans. You’ll be redirected back to the Dropbox mobile iOS app after completing setup. Your new Dropbox account will be linked to the email address associated with your Kakao account. 

To create a new Dropbox account using Kakao Login through the Dropbox desktop application:

  1. Click the Dropbox icon in your taskbar (Windows) or menu bar (Mac). 
  2. Click Continue with Kakao
    • You’ll be redirected to dropbox.com to complete the sign up process.
  3. Enter your email address in the user ID field.
    • warning Warning: Don't continue with your phone number. Use the email address you want your Dropbox account to be associated with. 
       
  4. Enter your Kakao account password in the Password field.
    • magic wand Tip: Click Save Login Information if you want to use the autofill feature when logging in.
       
  5. Click Log in
  6. Review your user ID and Kakao’s personal information policy. 
  7. Click Accept All to consent.
  8. Click Accept and Continue.  
  9. Enter your first and last names in the account creation form fields.
  10. Click Agree and Sign up after reviewing the Dropbox Terms and Privacy Policy.
  11. Click Create and continue.
     

You can sign up for free or choose from one of the paid plans. After completing setup, you’ll be redirected to the Dropbox desktop application. Your new Dropbox account will be linked to the email address associated with your Kakao account. 

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