FAQ – Dropbox – How do I set up Dropbox on my computer? (Windows)

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Dropbox is one of the main tools we use in the crew.

This tutorial shows you how to download and install the Dropbox client onto your Windows PC, as well as signing up for and signing into your account.

 
1. Download the Dropbox client at https://www.dropbox.com/.
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2. Click on the downloaded file to install Dropbox.
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3. Click Yes upon this pop-up.
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4. Wait while Dropbox downloads and installs automatically.
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5. Once Dropbox has been installed, a window appears and prompts for log-in information. Sign in with your account. Skip step 6.
If you do not have a Dropbox account, press Sign up at the bottom left of the window.
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6. At the Sign-up page, enter an email address of your preference, create a password, then click on Sign up.
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7. You will now see a new Dropbox icon in your Taskbar, on the bottom right of your screen. Click on it.
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8. Click on the folder icon to access your Dropbox files directly from your computer.
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Alternatively, you can access this folder in any Explorer window.
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9. To access Dropbox via your web browser, click on the Taskbar icon, like in step 7, then click on the globe icon.
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Congratulations, you can now start using Dropbox!

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