How to change your Dropbox billing cycle

You can choose whether your Dropbox billing cycle is annual or monthly. Any change to your billing date will be take effect at the end of your current billing cycle.

For example, if you want to move to a yearly subscription, you'll stay on a monthly subscription until the end of the month, and then switch to yearly. 

Dropbox Plus or Professional

To change the billing cycle for a Dropbox Plus or Professional account:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click your profile picture or grey circle in the upper right corner. 
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click the Billing tab.
  5. Under Billing period, click Change.
  6. Choose your new billing cycle. Details about how much you’ll be charged and your renewal date will be displayed under each choice.
  7. Click Switch plan.

You may need to restart the Dropbox app to see these changes take effect.

Dropbox Business

To change the billing cycle for a Dropbox Business account, you must be the team the team admin for your account. Find your team admin.

Team admins can change the billing cycle in the Admin console. To do so:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com with your admin account.
  2. Click Admin Console on the left side.
  3. Click Billing.
  4. Click the Manage plan tab.
  5. Under Monthly billing, click Switch billing period.
  6. Choose your new billing cycle. Details about how much you’ll be charged and your renewal date will be displayed under each choice.
  7. Click Switch plan.

You may need to restart the Dropbox app to see these changes take effect.

Dropbox accounts purchased on an Android

If you purchased a subscription from Google Play, you’ll be billed monthly and your billing cycle can’t be changed. 

Dropbox accounts purchased on an iPhone or iPad

To change your billing period from the Apple App store:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, tap Settings.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap iTunes & App Store. 
  4. Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen, then tap View Apple ID. 
  5. Tap Subscriptions (about midway through the screen).
  6. Tap Dropbox.
  7. Select which subscription you’d like to switch to.
  8. Tap Confirm.

Your new subscription period will begin at the end of the current billing cycle. Look up your App Store subscription dates.

You may need to restart the Dropbox app to see these changes take effect.

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