Move Dropbox files and folders

You can move files and folders in Dropbox to organize the contents of your account.

To move a file or folder on dropbox.com:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click Files.
  3. Hover over the file or folder you’d like to move, and click the “” (ellipsis). 
  4. Click Move.
  5. Click the folder you’d like to move it to or create a new folder.
  6. Click Move.

To move a file on the Dropbox desktop app:

  1. Open the Dropbox desktop app.
  2. Right-click the file you’d like to move.
  3. Click the folder you’d like to move it to.
  4. Click Move.

To move a file or folder on the Dropbox mobile app:

  1. Open the Dropbox mobile app.
  2. Tap the “” (ellipsis) next to the file or folder you’d like to move.
  3. Tap Move.
  4. Tap the folder you’d like to move it to.
  5. Tap Move.

To move a file in the Dropbox folder on your computer, drag the file or folder you’d like to move to a new location.

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