Dropbox Spaces

This feature is currently in beta and is subject to additional terms. If you’d like to join the beta, complete this request form.

We request that you keep your experience confidential, and send any feedback to sws-feedback-internal@dropbox.com. You can also join the closed Dropbox Community group to share feedback and chat with other beta users.

Note: It may take up to 24 hours to get access to the closed Dropbox Community group after you join the Dropbox Spaces beta.

Dropbox Spaces is a virtual workspace that brings projects and teams together. With Spaces, teams can access everything they need for a project—like key files, tasks, meetings, and updates—all in one place.

Create a Space

To create a Space:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click the grid icon in the top-left corner.
  3. Click Spaces from the menu that appears.
  4. Click New Space.
  5. Name your Space.

Add content to a Space

Anything you add to a Space is automatically shared with everyone in the Space.

To add content to a Space:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click the grid icon in the top-left corner.
  3. Click Spaces from the menu that appears.
  4. Click the Space you’d like to add content to.
  5. Click Content in the left sidebar.
  6. Click Add to Space.
    • To add a link, paste a link and press the enter/return key on your keyboard.
    • To add a file or folder from your Dropbox account, click the checkbox next to the content you’d like to add and click Add.
    • To add a file or folder from your computer, click Upload. Then click either Choose files or Upload a folder

Create a task in a Space

To create a task in a Space:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click the grid icon in the top-left corner.
  3. Click Spaces from the menu that appears.
  4. Click the Space you’d like to create a task for.
  5. Click Tasks in the left sidebar.
  6. Click New Task.
  7. Type your task and press the enter/return key on your keyboard. Once you’ve created a task you can assign it to someone, set a due date, add attachments, and make comments by clicking below the respective column headers.

Add someone to a Space

To add someone to a Space:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click the grid icon in the top-left corner.
  3. Click Spaces from the menu that appears.
  4. Click the Space you’d like to add them to.
  5. Click People in the left sidebar.
  6. Click Add someone.
  7. Type the name or email address of the person you’d like to add.
  8. Click their name or email address from the search results.
    • If you get an error message that says you can’t add the person you’re looking for, they may not be eligible to join the Spaces beta.

System requirements for Dropbox Spaces

The system requirements for Dropbox Spaces are the same as the system requirements for Dropbox Paper. However, Dropbox Spaces does not support Microsoft Edge Legacy.

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