How to star files and folders

You can star files and folders for easy access on dropbox.com and the Dropbox mobile app. 

When you star a file or folder, it’s starred only for you. It’s not starred for anyone else who shares the file or folder.

Starred files and folders appear:

  • In the dropbox.com Home tab under Starred
  • In the Dropbox mobile app Home screen in the Starred tab

Star files and folders

On dropbox.com:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Hover over the file or folder you’d like to star and click "" (ellipsis).
  3. Click Star.

To unstar a file or folder, do the above and click Unstar

On the Dropbox mobile app:

  1. Open the Dropbox mobile app.
  2. Tap “” (ellipsis) next to the file or folder you’d like to star.
  3. Tap Add to starred.

To unstar a file or folder, do the above and tap Remove from starred.

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