In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to install and use Dropbox either on your mobile phone, online or on your computer.
The meaning of Dropbox
Dropbox is a cloud storage service that enables you to store your files securely in the cloud instead of your computer storage. This option is often times the best way to store your documents because of its accessibility anytime.
Although there are several online storage services on the internet Dropbox seems to be one of the most recommended online storage. Here, You will learn to use Dropbox to store your documents. You will also learn how to share your files with friends and colleagues.
The Advantages of Using Dropbox
- You can share Your Documents online
- It is free to use except you want to upgrade
- Your files are secured
- You can access your stored files anywhere
How to Start Using Dropbox
1. Visit Dropbox.com to create an Account
First, visit https://www.dropbox.com/register. This will take you to the registration page. If you already have an existing account, just move on to step 3 of this tutorial.
2. Complete the Form Correctly
Fill out your full name in the account opening form, enter your password and check the box next to Dropbox terms (In essence, Agree to the terms) and click “Create an account”. You can choose to create an account using your Gmail by skipping the above steps and click “Sign up with Google“.Read This: How to Use Xender App To Transfer Apps & Documents
3. Sign in to your account
If you are not on the Dropbox website already, go to https://www.dropbox.com/home. that’s the link to Dropbox sign in page. Login with your correct credentials or you can choose to sign in with Google through the blue button above the form.
Uploading Your Files
That’s exactly how to upload any file to Dropbox. Hope you have seen that to use Dropbox to store files is not complex.
Sharing your files on Dropbox
Before you share your files on, you must have uploaded the files to your Dropbox account.
- Move your cursor on the file and click on “Share”
- Enter the email of the recipient into the provided box
- Type your message in the box
- Click the Share Button
If you have been following this Dropbox tutorial from the begining, you now know how to use Dropbox to share any file format. Should you have any question, you may drop it in the comment box below.