How to sort Dropbox files and folders

You can sort and filter files and folders on by Name, Modified, Who can access, Type, Extension, Size, and Tags. To do so:

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click All Files on the left side bar or select the specific folder. 
  3. Sort and filter, as you’d like:
    • To sort:
      • Click the column header title to sort Ascending or Descending. An additional arrow will appear for this feature. 
    • To customize columns:
      • Hover over the name of the column. 
      • Click the dropdown arrow.
      • Click the name of the column to select or unselect. 
        • Note: The Name column will always be displayed as the first column.
    • To rearrange columns: 
      • Click and hold the title column name, then drag and drop to a new location. 
    • To resize columns:
      • Hover over the column header.
      • Click the vertical lines that appear to drag and resize the columns horizontally. 
    • To change views:
      • Click the list icon (four horizontal lines) in the upper right corner of your file list. 
      • Choose from Grid, Large grid, List, or Large list views. 
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