How to manage Dropbox Transfer for your team

Updated May 15, 2024
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The information in this article applies to certain types of admins that utilize Dropbox Transfer on Dropbox Professional, Essentials, Standard, Business, Advanced, Business Plus, and Enterprise.

This article walks admins through how to turn Dropbox Transfer on or off for their team and how to view team transfer activity.

How to turn Dropbox Transfer on or off for your team

To turn Dropbox Transfer on or off for your team:

  1. Log in to with your admin credentials.
  2. Click Admin console in the left sidebar.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Under Content, click Sharing.
  5. Next to Sharing files using Dropbox Transfer, set the toggle to On or Off

Existing transfer links will no longer be accessible if you turn off Dropbox Transfer for your team.

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Note: Only team admins can manage this setting—user management and support admins can’t disable transfers.

How to view your team’s transfer activity

To view your team’s transfer activity:

  1. Log in to with your admin credentials.
  2. Click Admin console in the left sidebar.
  3. Click Members.
  4. Click the user you’d like to view. 
  5. You can track the following transfer-related activities:
    • Sent transfer
    • Viewed transfer
    • Transfer files added
    • Transfer downloaded
    • Deleted transfer
    • Changed file transfers policy for team

You can filter the activity you’re viewing by Date rangePeopleContent, or ActivitiesLearn more about viewing team activity.

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Note: When a team member is removed from a team, their transfers are deleted and aren’t accessible anymore.

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