How to change the email address on your Dropbox account

Updated Nov 03, 2023

The email address associated with your Dropbox account is what you’ll use to log in to Dropbox and receive important Dropbox-related emails.

To change the email address on your Dropbox account:

  1. Log in to
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials) in the upper-right corner.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Under the General tab, find your email address.
  5. Click Edit next to your email address.
    • If you see Verify email instead of Edit, you’ll need to verify your email address before you can change it.
    • If you see an info icon (i inside a circle) instead of Edit, you’ll need to contact your admin to change your email address.
  6. Enter your new email, confirm email, and Dropbox password.
  7. Click Update email
    • We’ll send a verification email to your new email address.
  8. Open the email, and click Verify your email.

Admins: Change a team member's email address

If you’re a Dropbox team admin, you can change the email address on a team member’s Dropbox account. To do so:

  1. Log in to with your admin credentials.
  2. Click Admin console.
  3. Click Members.
  4. Click the name of the team member whose email address you'd like to change.
  5. Next to their current email address, click Change and enter the new email address. 

We’ll send an email to their original email address letting them know that an admin on their team changed their Dropbox email address.

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