This article discusses the Dropbox app for Windows in S mode (also called Dropbox in S mode) which is only available for Windows 10 or later. Windows in S mode is a Universal Windows Platform which runs on phones, computers, tablets, and Xbox. See if your device supports Windows in S mode.
- Note: This is not to be confused with the Dropbox app for Windows computers (Windows 8, 8.1, 10 and 11 not in S mode)
- If you’re using Windows in S mode, and you’d like to use this version instead, you can switch off S mode on your device
How do I install the Dropbox app for Windows in S mode?
You can only install the Dropbox app for Windows in S mode from the Microsoft Store.
How does the Dropbox app for Windows in S mode store my files?
The Dropbox app for Windows in S mode does not actively store files and folders on your device. It allows you to access your files and folders that are stored on your Dropbox account when you’re connected to the internet, or if you chose to save them to your device for offline access. It works similarly to the other Dropbox mobile apps (even when you’re using it on a computer).
- If your device is running Windows in S mode and you’d like it to actively store your files and folders on your device, you can use Windows 10 or later instead by switching off S mode on your device and then downloading the Dropbox app for Windows
Questions about the Dropbox app for Windows in S mode?
The Dropbox app for Windows in S mode has many of the same features as the Dropbox mobile apps and dropbox.com. If you have a question or are experiencing an issue with the Dropbox S mode app, we recommend searching the help center for articles relating to those other platforms. It’s likely that the answer to your issue will be the same.