Access your account

There are 3 ways to access your new account: the Dropbox desktop experience,, and the Dropbox mobile app. To get the most from Dropbox, install the apps on your computer, tablet, and phone.

View your files and activity in one place with the desktop app and on You can manage account preferences, add and share your stuff, get shared updates, and access Dropbox features like Paper and Dropbox Spaces.

Learn more

Keep an eye out for extra info on specific features. Just click wherever you see Learn More and you’ll find more details, step-by-step instructions, and help center resources, right on the same page.

How to: Get started in your account

1. Open a web browser.
2. Type in
3. Select one of the following sign-in options:
- Click Sign in, and enter your email address and password
- Click Sign in with Google.

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Note: You can link your personal and work accounts on your computer or mobile device and still keep each account independent. This allows you to separate personal and work stuff, but easily switch between accounts without having to sign in and out every time. Keep those cat photos in your personal account for easy viewing, even at work.

1. Create an account on
2. Type your name and email address (your email address is the username for your Dropbox account).
3. Enter a strong, unique password.
4. Click the box to agree to the Dropbox terms.
5. Click Create an account.

What’s the email address on my Dropbox account?
Troubleshoot why Dropbox might say an email address is already in use.
Change or reset a Dropbox password.

Your Dropbox storage quota is calculated by adding up the total amount of data stored in your Dropbox account. This includes all shared folders and Dropbox Spaces that you are a member of and files collected from file requests. If someone invites you to a shared file, folder, or Space with a link, it does not take up space in your account (unless you save it to your Dropbox account). Learn more about how shared content counts towards storage space.

What’s my current Dropbox plan?  
Learn how to earn free storage space.
Upgrade to Dropbox Plus or Professional.
Find out how to cancel a free Dropbox trial or subscription.
Is there a limit to the number of devices I can link to my account?
Find answers to all your questions about payments and billing.