Change or Reset a Dropbox Password

You can change your password from the account settings page on Once you make this change, the new password will automatically apply to any computers or mobile devices linked to your account.

Change your password on

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click your or avatar at the top of any page.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select the Security tab.
  5. In the Password section, click Change password.

Reset your password

If you forgot your password, visit the forgot password page on and enter your email address. An email will be sent with a link you can use to reset your password.

Using the Dropbox desktop application

If you use the Dropbox desktop app, you'll only need your password in two scenarios:

Dropbox Business users

If you're signed in to both a personal and work account at once, you'll see a section in the Security tab for each account.

Manage security and account access

If you've changed your password, you can also manage which devices are connected to your Dropbox.

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