Sending files to lots of people — whether it’s an email attachment or a shared link in Dropbox — is generally straightforward. But collecting files from lots of people wasn’t always as easy. That is until now, with our recently introduced file requests feature. Just create a request, send out the link, and watch the files pour into your Dropbox. If you’re looking to get the most out of file requests, we have a few tips to help you collect like a pro.
Calling all Android users! We’re partnering with OnePlus to bring Dropbox to even more Android fans. So today we’re rounding up some of our favorite tips for staying productive and keeping your stuff safe — even when you’re out and about — with Dropbox on your Android phone.
If you’ve been using our desktop application, you know how magical the Dropbox folder is. Whenever you save a photo, doc, or video to the folder, it’s automatically backed up online and saved to all of your devices. But if you’re a new user, you may not know that you can do even more with your files — from sharing to commenting — right from the Dropbox folder on your computer.
If you’re conducting research or co-authoring an academic paper with someone from afar, then you know there are sometimes bumps on the collaboration road. When your work or organization styles are different, things can often get confused, misplaced, or worse — overwritten or deleted. Instead of relying on email attachments and memory sticks, try using Dropbox Pro. These 3 tips will get you off to a great start.
We recently talked with Dropbox Pro user Janelle Sing, who has quite the career. She’s head designer at Soludos, does artwork for Simon Miller jeans, and creates digital illustrations for an iPad app called Paper. Janelle is one busy designer, and this amount of work doesn’t come without a few lessons learned along the way. Here are some of her tried-and-true methods to keeping everything organized as she juggles her bustling career.
Say you’re in the middle of booking a flight and you want to double-check that you have the right dates, or you’re about to publish a blog post and you want to confirm with a coworker that an image is being displayed correctly. (I’ve done both in the past week.) Here’s my productivity secret for getting a quick gut check: screenshots + commenting. Here’s how it works.