How to install Dropbox for all team members on Windows computers

Updated Dec 11, 2023
Team admins can silently install the Dropbox desktop app on all team members' Windows computers at once using the enterprise installer method. Dropbox team admins can run the installer remotely with a managed-software solution or deployment mechanism.
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Note: Dropbox does not provide an MSI wrapper for deployment or installation.

How to use the Dropbox Enterprise Installer

  1. If you're a Dropbox team admin and would like to use the enterprise installer, first download the offline installer.
    • The installer file should be named “Dropbox [x.y.z] Offline Installer.exe” (where “[x.y.z]” represents the three-digit designation of the latest installer version).
  2. To silently install the Dropbox desktop application on your current computer, execute the offline installer with either the /S option or /NOLAUNCH option appended:
    • /S will launch the Dropbox desktop application at the end of silent installation.
Dropbox x.y.z Offline Installer.exe /S
  • /NOLAUNCH does not launch the Dropbox desktop application at the end of silent installation.
Dropbox x.y.z Offline Installer.exe /NOLAUNCH
  1. If you use a managed-software solution, you can deploy the client to more than one device by using the silent option.
    • This will install Dropbox on the Program Files (x86) directory and will require new users to log in to their Dropbox accounts and manually set up preferences.
    • Existing users will not be required to log in or configure preferences again.
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Note: There are two versions of the Offline Installer, a 32 Bit and a 64 Bit. To download a specific version, go to this list of Dropbox desktop client builds, click the latest stable build, then click the download link for either “Offline Installer (32 Bit)” or “Offline Installer (64 Bit)”.

Which managed-software solution should I use?

While there are many managed-software solutions that can allow you to manage deployments for your entire team—such as SCCM or Group Policy—Dropbox does not recommend one over another. 

If you have further questions about a particular solution or about running the enterprise installer, please contact your account manager. Their contact info can be found in the admin console.

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