How to sort Dropbox files and folders

You can sort the files and folders in your Dropbox account by name, modified date, size, type, and extension. To do so, go to the All files page on, click the column header you’d like to sort by, and choose Ascending or Descending

Note: Only files can be sorted by size. Learn how to calculate the size of a folder.

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Customize your columns

You can choose which columns you’d like to see on The Name column will always be enabled by default. To change a column, click the column header you’d like to change, then click the name of the column that you’d like to replace it with.

Change to list or grid view

To change to a list or grid view, click the button in the upper-right corner of your file list.

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