Can I delete the pre-loaded Dropbox app on Android?

Updated Nov 06, 2023

It is not currently possible to uninstall the Dropbox application from your Android device if it came pre-loaded. However, you can disable it.

If you’re having issues with the Dropbox mobile app, learn how to troubleshoot the Dropbox Android app.

How to disable the Dropbox app on Android devices

To disable the Dropbox app, please first uninstall all updates:

  1. Go to your device's Settings menu.
  2. Tap Apps, and then locate the Dropbox app.
  3. Choose Uninstall Updates.

Once you've finished uninstalling updates, you can disable the app itself:

  1. Return to the Settings menu.
  2. Locate the Dropbox app.
  3. Select Disable.


Learn more about disabling apps on Android.

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