How to view the size of Dropbox files and folders

If you’re not sure how big a file or folder is, you can check the size on

To view the size of a file on

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click All files in the left sidebar. The file size will display under the Size column.
    • If you don’t see the Size column, click the dropdown arrow next to one of the column headers, and click Size.

To view the size of a folder on

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click All files in the left sidebar. 
  3. Click a column header and select Size.
  4. Hover over the name of folder and click the check box that appears on the left.
  5. Click "..." (ellipsis) above the file list.
  6. Click Calculate size.
  7. Wait for the size to be calculated. The folder size displays in the Size column next to the folder once the calculation is done.

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