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Interested in using the cloud-saving service Dropbox on your iPhone? Get started by following these steps!

(Note: we primarily used iOS version 6 and the latest Dropbox update [as of March 7, 2013] when building these steps, so you may experience this process differently if you are using another version of iOS on your iPhone or a different version of the Dropbox app)


 
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Step 1: Downloading and Installing Dropbox

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1) Open the App store application from your iPhone's home-screen.

2) In the search bar, type “Dropbox

Step 2: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont.)

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1) Select the Dropbox that looks like the app in the image above.

2) Click “Install” on the App.

Step 3: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont.)

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Locate the new Dropbox app after it finishes downloading and installing on your home screen, 

Step 4: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont.)

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Tap the Dropbox app icon once. The app will open to a blue Dropbox screen.

Step 5: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont.)

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Click the “start” button on the top right corner to begin setting up Dropbox
on your phone

Step 6: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont).

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If you already have a Dropbox account click “I’m already a Dropbox User”. 

If you have not created an account, click “I’m new to Dropbox.”

(Note: These instructions are based on the idea that you already have a Dropbox account. If you do not, you can either click on the "I'm New to Dropbox" option, or you can see our Mac/Windows Dropbox instructions for guidance on how to sign up through a web browser.)

Step 7: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont.)

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Enter in your Dropbox account informaiton—the email and password tied to your account—in the boxes provided.

Step 8: Downloading and Installing Dropbox (cont.)

Click "Sign In to Dropbox.”

Step 9: How to use Dropbox on your iPhone

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1) If you are interested in having your iPhone's photos automatically uploaded and saved to Dropbox, then click “Enable” on the top right corner. 

2) A box will then pop-up saying “Dropbox would like to Access Your Photos”. Click “Ok.”

Your photos will begin to upload to Dropbox.
tbattles8 months ago
Thank you. Your instructions were simple and easy to follow, not all apps are that considerate
This was such a great idea and something I will definitely use! Great job!
-Chiara Figueroa