View-only: Shared links

How to: share a file or folder via a unique website link

dropbox.com

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.

  2. Click My Files in the left column.

  3. Hover over the file or folder you’d like to share.

  4. Click Share. (If a link hasn't been created, click Create a link)

  5. Click Link settings to customize who has access or disable downloads. (Dropbox Professional users can also set an expiration date for the link.)

  6. Click Copy link.

  7. The link will be copied to your clipboard. You can then paste it into an email, chat, or any other communication channel

The desktop app on your computer

If you haven’t already, install the Dropbox app for your computer.

  1. Right-click (or control-click) the file and click Copy Dropbox Link.

  2. The link will be copied to your clipboard. You can then paste it to an email, chat, or any other communication channel.

The mobile app

  1. Navigate to the file or folder you want to share.

  2. Tap “…” (ellipsis).

  3. Tap Share.

  4. Tap Create a link. If a link was already created for this file or folder, tap Share next to Anyone with the link can view.

  5. Select the way you'd like to share the link from the options.