How to view the size of Dropbox files and folders

Updated Jan 11, 2024

If you’re not sure how big a file or folder is, you can check the size on

To view the size of a file on

  1. Log in to
  2. The file size will display under the Size column.
    • If you don’t see the Size column, hover over one of the column headers and click the dropdown arrow, then click Size.

To view the size of a folder on

  1. Log in to
  2. Hover over a column header and click the dropdown arrow, then select Size.
  3. Hover over the name of folder and click the check box that appears on the left.
  4. Click "..." (ellipsis) next to the folder you'd like to calculate the size of.
  5. Click Calculate size.
  6. Wait for the size to be calculated. The folder size displays in the Size column next to the folder once the calculation is done.

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